Swalwell, a dad on the campaign trail

Rep. Eric Swalwell and his wife, Brittany, discuss how they share the duties of parenting their son, Nelson, 2, and daughter, Cricket, 7 months, as she works full time and he is running for president while serving in Congress. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call).

Rep. Eric Swalwell is one of the many Democrats running for his party’s presidential nomination. He’s also one of several fathers in the 2020 race raising a young family while hitting the campaign trail. The California congressman and his wife, Brittany Swalwell, spoke to Roll Call about raising their two kids, Nelson and Cricket, while juggling their careers and a presidential campaign.

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