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  1. California's political gold rushRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Politico

    For the well-heeled tech moguls of Silicon Valley, the race for California's first open Senate seat in decades is shaping up to be a political gold rush. The announced departure of Sen. Barbara Boxer in 2016 offers the industry - a fast-evolving player in politics - a rare chance to cultivate a powerful new ally, someone who can push its growing agenda in Washington while representing a sector that views itself as the key economic engine for California and the rest of the country.

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  2. Gloria Romero: Women politicians no longer willing to wait on menRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Wave

    ... race. Others since have said they would not challenge her for the nomination. The announced retirement of Barbara Boxer set off speculation as to who would run to become California's new junior senator in 2016. Almost immediately, and not ...

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  3. New rules allow increased killing of Delta smelt as species nears extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Indybay.org

    ... lambasted the decision. "This secret accord comes at a time when California Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer are calling for 'science' to guide all negotiations on California's contentious water issues," Stokely said. "This action cannot ...

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  4. Repatriation Holiday Won't Fix Highway Funding Shortfall, Critics SayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... Broke, Senators Propose Gas Tax) According to The Bond Buyer , Republican Sen. Rand Paul and Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer are close to an agreement on a proposal for a multi-year highway funding bill that would be financed either by corporate tax ...

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  5. U.S. refuses to silence Keystone XL pipeline debateRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... holding him to that promise," said Senator Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat. California Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer accused Republicans of running roughshod. "All this to help a Canadian private company make a whole bunch of money," she said, ...

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  6. Harris shadow-boxing Villaraigosa in Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... California to offset Harris's support in the Bay Area. She is a former San Francisco district attorney. Sen. Barbara Boxer's announcement that she will not seek reelection put an end to years of frustration on the part of a younger generation of ...

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  7. Senate "Gagathon" on S.1 Keystone XL Canadian Corporate Welfare BillRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Senator Barbara Boxer has said that never in her 20 years in the Senate has she ever seen a Senator denied the opportunity to speak for their amendment. She dubs McConnells failure to remain true to his promise for an "open amendment process" and claims that voting against cloture now is the only way to have openness in the Senate.

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  8. White House gives a boost to Kamala HarrisRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... campaign and fundraising help from the president when she runs next year to replace retiring Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer . Harris' ties to Obama go back to before his 2008 presidential campaign, when she became one of the first public officials to ...

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  9. The Audacity Ofa What?: Obama Pushing Taxes He Fought AGAINST In Senate AND In His BookRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... Bush tax cuts. The bill was overwhelmingly approved, but several Democrats did oppose it, including Senator Barbara Boxer. Ryan Ellis, the tax policy director with right-leaning nonprofit Americans for Tax Reform, said it's no surprise that Obama ...

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  10. As Delta Smelt Plummets to Extinction, New Rules Allow Increased KillRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... numerous fish in the Delta." "This secret accord comes at a time when California Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer are calling for 'science' to guide all negotiations on California's contentious water issues," Stokely said. "This action ...

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  11. California, who do you want to run for U.S. Senate? Question of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | LA Daily News

    ... the Week is: Who do you want to run for Senate? At stake is the Senate seat held for more than two decades by Barbara Boxer, who has announced she won't run again in 2016. The first major figure to declare herself a candidate was California Attorney ...

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  12. Brown could - but won't - dominate Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | San Diego Source

    If the current large corps of potential candidates for retiring U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer's job look to some like a gaggle of political pygmies, it might have something to do with the proverbial 800-pound gorilla lurking in their living room. That would be Gov. Jerry Brown, who could most likely have the job for the asking.

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  13. Sens. Rand Paul, Barbara Boxer Working on Postponing Iran Sanctions VotesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... on Iran if negotiators on all sides didn't hit certain benchmarks by July. Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) are now working on legislation that would trigger votes in Congress on new sanctions against Iran only if the country ...

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  14. Wesson backs Kamala Harris' bid for U.S. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... "And she'll continue to be a champion for working and middle class families across California and the nation." Barbara Boxer may have no plans to endorse any of the potential candidates clamoring to replace her in the Senate, but that isn't stopping ...

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  15. Corporate Tax Break Scheme Is Gaining A Momentum We Must StopRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... funding for infrastructure. The Bond Buyer financial news site reports that Sen. Rand Paul (R-Texas) and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) are close to agreeing on a plan that would give multinationals a deep tax reduction on money they currently have ...

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  16. Why Steyer Passed on Senate RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Democrat Tom Steyer saved face-and millions of dollars-last week by forgoing a bid for retiring California Sen. Barbara Boxer's seat in 2016 on the pretext that he could accomplish politically more on the sidelines. That's probably true, but Mr. Steyer may well have other plans.

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  17. New Iran sanctions won't lead to war-one side's already fighting itRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... and reportedly under consideration by Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and separately by Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), news media often have failed to report that a war between the United States and Iran has been underway for 36 ...

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  18. Isakson: Congress will fix highway trust fundRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... Association's annual Mayor's Conference. Under a bipartisan plan being pushed by Sens. Rand Paul , R-Ky., and Barbara Boxer , D-Calif., the revenue collected from the tax would be put into the trust fund for two years. Isakson said a longer-term ...

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  19. Waiting For Villaraigosa? Calif. Senate Race Likely To Hinge On Latino VotersRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... are asking. (Photo credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images) LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) - The race to replace Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate could come down to a former Los Angeles Mayor and California's first female Attorney General. KNX 1070's Ed Mertz ...

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  20. CA: Huffman Proposes New Gas Tax Based on Carbon EmissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    ... have recently expressed an openness to consider a tax hike. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Oklahoma, who replaced Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-California, as chairman of the Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee, has said a gas tax is "one of the options" ...

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