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San Diego Mayor Says He Ended His ‘Intensive’ Therapy Earlier Than Planned

Mayor Bob Filner is ending therapy earlier than he announced, his attorneys said late Friday, as the leader of the nation’s eighth-largest city came under enormous pressure to resign amid sexual harassment allegations.


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Sen. Boxer Backs Legislation To Protect Military Sex Assault Victims

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer announced legislation Friday to address what she called an “epidemic” of military sexual assault cases.


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Boxer Claims SoCal Edison Knew Generators At San Onofre Nuke Plant Were Flawed

Barbara Boxer pressed federal regulators Wednesday to open a probe at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant after uncovering documents that she said suggest the utility that runs it took shortcuts that compromised safety.

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New Bill Would Regulate LA’s Helicopter Traffic

Rep. Adam Schiff and Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer Monday introduced legislation that would regulate helicopter traffic over L.A. neighborhoods.


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Calif. US Senators Call For Federal Probe Into High Gas Prices

Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein are calling for a federal investigation into whether or not big oil companies are manipulating the high prices at the pump.

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9 Percent: Calif. Voter Approval At Record Low For Boxer, Feinstein

Two of California’s most high-profile lawmakers are quickly losing favor among their constituents.

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Former California State Treasurer Matt Fong Loses Battle With Cancer

Former California state treasurer Matt Fong, a Republican who lost a challenge to Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, has died after a battle with skin cancer.


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Barbara Boxer To Visit School Allegedly Beset By Offensive Fumes

California Sen. Barbara Boxer will be making a personal visit Thursday to a Mecca school where offensive fumes have repeatedly sickened students and staff.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/31/2011

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California Senator Wants Congress To Cut Oil Company Tax Breaks

A California Senator has partnered with President Obama in asking Congress to end $4 billion in annual tax breaks for the oil and gas industry.


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Boxer, Feinstein Call For Inspections At Nuclear Power Plants

California’s two U.S. senators are calling on federal officials to perform inspections at two nuclear power plants to ensure the facilities are safe and have adequate emergency plans.


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House, Senate Transportation Panel Stop For Ideas In LA

Sen. Barbara Boxer and eight Congress members have held a hearing in Los Angeles to gather local ideas as they craft a long-term federal strategy for transportation programs.


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Ex-Firefighter Pleads No Contest To Baca, Boxer Threats

A former U.S. Forest Service firefighter who has been in jail since 2008 faces 19 years in prison for what prosecutors say was a set-up against the man’s wife.



Lawmakers Seek More Rail Money For California

With some new governors rejecting funds for high-speed rail, California’s two U.S. senators are telling the Obama administration that the federal government should redirect that money to their state.


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Calif. Voters Concerned About Economy, Government

Anxiety about the economy and unhappiness with government were not enough to dissuade Californians from electing two veteran politicians in the state’s marquee races.


U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) speaks at a news conference after casting her vote during early voting for the California midterm election at the Riverside County Registrar's Office on October 12, 2010 in Riverside, California. Boxer is in a tight race to keep her senate seat with Republican senatorial candidate  Carly Fiorina.  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Boxer Retains Senate Seat

Senator Barbara Boxer gets to retain her hotly-contested Senate seat after a bruising challenge from Republican Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/02/2010