Barbara Boxer

(credit: CBS)

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.


(credit: AP)

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.


Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca

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.


A voter holds a sample ballot with her grocery list scribbled on the front page after voting for the midterm elections at Los Angeles County Lifeguard headquarters on November 2, 2010 in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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

(Photo by Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Fiorina, Boxer Make Last Pitch For Senate Seat

With polls still showing a tight race, Carly Fiorina looks to pull off one of the biggest upsets in the nation over Democratic opponent Barbara Boxer, who says she expects to be re-elected.


(credit: AP)

Jobs Is Top Issue In Final Weekend Of Senate Race

Showing that politics and religion often do mix, Sen. Barbara Boxer spent the final Sunday before the election courting black voters Sunday at a church near downtown Los Angeles.



Fiorina, Boxer Rally Supporters To Turn Out Voters

Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer and Republican challenger Carly Fiorina rallied their supporters Saturday by asking them to send an unmistakable message to the nation’s capital.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2010

(Credit: AP)

Fiorina Pushes Economic Message At Campaign’s End

Brushing aside the polls, Republican Senate challenger Carly Fiorina heads into the final weekend of her race to unseat Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer focused on convincing undecided voters that she is the best candidate to start reviving the economy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2010

Boxer vs. Fiorina

Poll: Boxer Leads Fiorina In Calif. Senate Race

A new poll shows Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer leading Republican challenger Carly Fiorina as Election Day draws near.


(credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Boxer Makes Pitch To Gay Voters

Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer is reaching out to gay and lesbian voters by emphasizing her support for marriage equality and her record opposing the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.


(Credit: AP)

GOP Hopeful Carly Fiorina Leaves Hospital

Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina has been released from the hospital two days after she checked in for an infection.


(credit: Getty Images, Nicholas Kamm)

First Lady Rouses Crowd At Boxer Fundraiser

First lady Michelle Obama exhorted the crowd of Democratic supporters to stay the course for change, saying she knows it’s not coming fast enough for many people.


(Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

GOP Spends $3 Million On TV Blitz For Senate Seat

With polls show Barbara Boxer’s lead shrinking, the Republican Party is sending another $3 million to help Carly Fiorina make a push with voters down the home stretch.





Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,722 other followers