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News on Barbara Boxer continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

58 min ago | The Salinas Californian

Boxer unhappy with highway trust fund bill due for Senate voteBoxer...

Boxer unhappy with highway trust fund bill due for Senate vote Boxer oversees transportation policy as chair of the Environment and Public Works panel Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1myatdV If the Senate passes a House bill aimed at keeping the federal Highway Trust Fund solvent through May 2015 without making any ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sam Farr, US House of Representatives, Ron Wyden, Orrin Hatch, Republican, Thomas Carper

5 hrs ago | Switched

Judges Describe Toll Of Court Vacancies: Burnout, Delays, Pressure To Plead Guilty

Federal judicial vacancies are causing unsustainable courtroom delays, resulting in evidence going stale, witnesses dying before they can testify and, in some instances, people being pressured to plead guilty just to get out of jail faster, according to study released Monday by the Brennan Center for Justice.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas, Democrat, California, California Government

5 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

Charles Krauthammer Calls the U.N. the 'Headquarters of the...

"It is this astonishment and refusal to accept the realities of the uniqueness and the magnificence and the importance of this Jewish state that leads to all the mystery you're hearing and all the lies you see on television and on the media about the calumnies that you hear against Israel, issued in the four corners of the globe, particular in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

7 hrs ago | The Hill

Week ahead: Senators square off on EPA climate rule

The Senate will get its first crack this week at the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to reduce carbon emissions from power plants.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

11 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

Governor's Drought Task Force Meeting In Sonora

The California Office of Emergency Services has put out a video recapping the Governor's Drought Task Force meeting held a week and a half ago in Sonora.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Democrat, Tuolumne, CA, San Joaquin, CA

15 hrs ago | Washington Post

The Fix: Here's why your Congress is so old

California's leading Democrats are remarkable specimens of longevity. The state's two senators are 73 and 81. Gov. Jerry Brown is 76. Rep. Nancy Pelosi, perhaps the best known Democrat in the state, is 74. Between the four of them, they've held their current positions for over eight decades.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Liberal Political News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Huge Demonstration Planned to Protest Ted Nugent's Montclair Performance. Say No to Hate.

He's a decent guitar player, but a vile human being. That's why I am hesitant to inform you that singer, rock musician, Ted Nugent, will be performing at the Wellmont Theater this Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Ted Nugent, Pop/Rock, Theater, Arts, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Montclair, NJ, Essex County, NJ

Politico

Political shakeup looms in California

For decades now, Democrats and Republicans here have experienced statewide politics as an interminable waiting game, thanks to a gang of 70- and 80-somethings from the Bay Area who have dominated government for a generation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, California, Los Angeles, CA

The Las Vegas Sun

Palestinian government must break with Hamas

Editor's note from Brian Greenspun, publisher and editor of the Sun: Rabbi Marvin Hier is the dean and founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and its Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Journalism, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Jul 19, 2014

SiliconValley.com

Despite law, companies don't disclose CEO-to-worker pay ration

Four years after a federal law required public companies to disclose the pay gap between their CEOs and other workers, government regulators are still mulling how to put the measure into effect, with proponents saying it's crucial to help halt excessive compensation and critics calling it costly and ill-conceived.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Startups, Pillar Data Systems, Hyperion Solutions, Oracle Corporation

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Should we equip passenger jets with missile defense systems?

When a plane like Malaysia Airline Flight 17 is suddenly dropped from the sky by a missile attack launched from a vehicle no larger than a tank, the temptation is to look for the technology that will protect airline passengers from such threats.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, Israel, World News, Middle East, Kenya, Manufacturing, Elbit Systems, Aerospace-Defense, Azimuth Systems, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

The Hill

Senate panel to probe EPA's power plant rule

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy will testify next week in defense of the Obama administration's proposal to impose new greenhouse gas limits on power plants currently in operation.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Detroit News

GM Ceo Barra stands by team before Senate panel, earns praise

GM General Counsel Michael Millikin, left, CEO Mary Barra and Delphi CEO Rodney O'Neal at the Senate committee hearing Thursday.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Automakers, Delphi, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Claire McCaskill

Fire Dog Lake

Pipelines, First Nations and Indian Country: Part I

In northeastern Alberta, Canada are the Athabascan oilsands , third largest oil reserves in the world.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics,

TheBlaze.com

Justice Department Officials Can't Answer Basic Questions About ...

Officials from the Obama administration's Department of Justice on Thursday struggled to answer seemingly simple questions from Republicans about the immigration crisis on the southern U.S. border and the investigation into the IRS targeting scandal.

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Related Topix: US News, Prison, Tax, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Family, Kids, Democrat

Politico

Obama admin urges lawmakers to pass inversion legislation - House...

OBAMA ADMIN URGES LAWMAKERS TO PASS INVERSION LEGISLATION. POLITICO's Ben White has the story: "The Obama administration late Tuesday called on Congress to immediately pass legislation to block U.S.-based multinational companies from moving their headquarters overseas in order to get a lower tax rate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Detroit News

GM backs revised bill to bar use of unrepaired recalled rental cars

General Motors Co. said Wednesday it will back legislation that will require companies to repair used rental cars before they sold or rented - becoming the first automaker to do so.

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Related Topix: General Motors, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Santa Cruz, CA

CSP

Rep. Dave Camp

On July 15, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill, The Highway & Transportation Funding Act of 2014 , that would fund the highway program through May 2015 by transferring $1 billion from the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund, the Petroleum Marketers Association of America said in its latest PMAA News From Capitol Hill ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Wyden, Orrin Hatch

ThinkProgress

How An Oddball Bank's Reauthorization Could Split The Democrats Over Coal Financing

So far, the brewing fight over the Export-Import Bank - an esoteric institution that's long flown under the political radar - has pitted Republicans against one another.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Sheldon Whitehouse, Liberal Political News

The Weekly Standard

Birth Control, Barbara Boxer, and the Curious Case of the Anonymous Sandra

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

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