Tag: Barbara Boxer
Campaign against Islamic State fighters draws support and skepticism from Bay Area representatives.
Three bills from House and Senate include proposals for campus advocate and for anonymous surveys.
Shooting followed a chase near the White House and Capitol. Police say it was not a terrorist incident.
Rep. Jackie Speier sounded pretty frustrated when I talked to her on Wednesday. The South Bay Democrat has been trying for two years to reform the way the military handles sexual assaults. Her bills on the issue have yet to get out of subcommittee in the House. “Congress has got to take a much more […]
A marine sanctuary off the coast of Northern California will double, extending a ban on oil drilling there, according to media reports. U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-Petaluma) held a press conference to announce the changes. Here’s the San Francisco Chronicle on the politics behind the announcement: The proposed expansion from […]
Sen. Barbara Boxer held a press conference in San Francisco today. The Chronicle’s Politics Blog has put up a video of Boxer defending President Obama’s decision to support a no-fly zone in Libya:
The crisis in Japan is fueling a debate all over the world about the wisdom of relying on nuclear power. That includes the U.S., where the Senate’s Environment & Public Works Committee yesterday held a Briefing on the Nuclear Plant Crisis in Japan and Implications for the United. The committee is chaired by Barbara Boxer, […]
A new post-election survey just released by the Public Policy Institute of California found the following items of note: 56% of independents, 75% of Latinos, and 59% of women voted for Jerry Brown. 53% of independents, 62% of Latinos, and 58% of women voted for Barbara Boxer. Among all the initiatives, Propositon 19 — marijuana […]
In case you missed it (and provided it’s not true that you do not want to hear another piece of election news until next November), here’s video of Carly Fiorina’s press briefing Wednesday, after she conceded the election to Barbara Boxer. From C-SPAN and KTTV-TV. For a post-mortem on all the big California races, KQED’s […]