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Where Does Your Member of Congress Stand on Airstrikes in Iraq?

August 12, 2014 | 5:01 pm

Where Does Your Member of Congress Stand on Airstrikes in Iraq?

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Campaign against Islamic State fighters draws support and skepticism from Bay Area representatives.

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Legislation Introduced to Address Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

July 30, 2014 | 5:47 pm

Legislation Introduced to Address Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

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Three bills from House and Senate include proposals for campus advocate and for anonymous surveys.

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Police Kill Motorist After Washington Chase; Capitol Locked Down

October 3, 2013 | 3:08 pm

Police Kill Motorist After Washington Chase; Capitol Locked Down

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Shooting followed a chase near the White House and Capitol. Police say it was not a terrorist incident.

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Speier Slams ‘Antiquated’ Military Justice System

May 16, 2013 | 3:08 pm

Speier Slams ‘Antiquated’ Military Justice System

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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 […]

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December 20, 2012 | 11:23 am

Northern Calif. Coastal Drilling Ban Expansion Announced

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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 […]

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March 23, 2011 | 3:15 pm

Barbara Boxer on Libya, GOP Budget Plans, and Elizabeth Taylor’s Early AIDS Advocacy

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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:

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Video: Barbara Boxer Grills Nuclear Official on California Nuke Plants and Earthquakes

March 17, 2011 | 4:07 pm

Video: Barbara Boxer Grills Nuclear Official on California Nuke Plants and Earthquakes

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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, […]

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December 1, 2010 | 9:02 pm

Survey: 75% of Latinos, 56% of Independents Voted for Jerry Brown

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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 […]

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November 4, 2010 | 9:14 am

Video: Wednesday’s Fiorina Press Briefing

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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 […]

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November 3, 2010 | 10:40 am

Fiorina Concedes…

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KQED’s John Myers just tweeted…

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