Tag Archives: Barbara Boxer

Sen. Barbara Boxer Files Bill To Abolish Electoral College

The Los Angeles Times reports: Retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) filed legislation Tuesday to abolish the Electoral College in light of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote but still losing the election. Such legislation makes a statement after an election that shocked Democrats, but is unlikely to gain traction with Republicans holding control of both chambers of Congress ...

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CALIFORNIA: AG Kamala Harris To Make 2016 Bid For Barbara Boxer’s Senate Seat

Via USA Today: California Attorney General Kamala Harris formally launched her campaign for the U.S. Senate and immediately pushed the nascent 2016 race to a new level. “I want to be a voice for Californians,” Harris said in an message to supporters posted on her website. “I will be a fighter for the next generation on the critical issues facing ...

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Sen. Barbara Boxer To Retire In 2016

Via CNN: Sen. Barbara Boxer announced Thursday that she will not run for reelection in 2016, setting up a big money political battle for her seat in the nation’s most populous state. Boxer, the 74-year-old Democratic junior Senator from California, said that she is not retiring altogether and will continue working on “the issues that I love” through her political ...

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Sen. Barbara Boxer Writes To Putin

“Dear President Putin: As the Chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee dedicated to the protection of human rights, I urge you to work to repeal recent laws and policies that severely infringe upon the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals in Russia. These efforts—including legislation you recently signed banning ‘homosexual propaganda’—are not only an affront ...

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Democratic Senators Hold Press DADT Conference: We Will Get This Done

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CALIFORNIA: Sen. Barbara Boxer Defeats Carly “Demon Sheep” Fiorina

It was a nail-biter to down the wire, but the networks are just now calling it for Boxer. Whew! And another loss for an anti-marriage endorsee of GOProud! Congrats to one of the Senate’s most reliable friends of the LGBT community!

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CALIFORNIA: Sen. Barbara Boxer Holding Decent Lead Over Carly Fiorina

It’s looking more and more like Sen. Barbara Boxer is going to be able to fend off Carly “Demon Sheep” Fiorina, who this week poured another million from her HP golden parachute into her campaign. Fiorina has spent $6.5M of her own money so far, but still lags far behind Boxer in overall fundraising.

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CALIFORNIA: Sen. Barbara Boxer Vs. Carly Fiorina Still Too Close To Call

Sen. Barbara Boxer’s battle to retain her seat remains in the toss-up category as Carly Fiorina prepares to unleash an avalanche of last minute campaign ads. Yesterday Boxer launched the below ad which blasts Fiorina (in Spanish) over her position on immigration.

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NOM Attacks Barbara Boxer En Español

Brian Brown: “California’s Latino population is socially conservative and supports the family values of life, marriage and work. They voted strongly in favor of Proposition 8 and they are pro-life. Barbara Boxer does not share these values. She is a knee-jerk, strident partisan who ignores the values of her constituents in order to practice bitterly divisive politics.”

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CALIFORNIA: NOM Launches Statewide Bus Tour In Support Of Carly Fiorina

Here comes another NOM bus tour, this time in California where they are reaching out to Spanish-speaking voters in their campaign to defeat Sen. Barbara Boxer. Carly Fiorina believes in the right to life, from the moment of conception until natural death, and opposes same-sex marriage. Barbara Boxer is an outspoken advocate of both abortion and gay marriage. Latinos want ...

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CALIFORNIA: Boxer Pulls Past Fiorina

When I last posted about the Boxer-Fiorina race two weeks ago, polling averages were calling it a toss-up. But several polls taken mid-month are now showing Sen. Boxer with a growing (if slight) lead.

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Carly Fiorina Mocks Sen. Barbara Boxer

Over on Twitter, GOProud is cheering this ad.

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New From Barbara Boxer

Nice work using Carly Fiorina’s own words against her. (Via – AmericaBlog)

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Boxer-Fiorina Senate Race A Toss-Up

Only eight weeks out and the Boxer-Fiorina Senate race remains a toss-up. The pair will have a second televised debate on September 29th. Fiorina has the backing of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce who yesterday launched a multimillion dollar ad campaign against Boxer. With the Senate race in dead heat, the chamber’s ad campaign could provide a substantial boost to ...

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California Senate Debate: Carly Fiorina Vs. Sen. Barbara Boxer On Gay Marriage

Fiorina recap: Marriage is between a man and a woman, blasts Judge Walker, supports civil unions, supports DOMA, supports repeal of DADT. “My position [on marriage] is consistent with that of the president.”

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Carly Fiorina Disses Barbara Boxer’s Hair

GOP Senate nominee Carly Fiorina didn’t know her microphone was on when she dissed Sen. Barbara Boxer’s hair. Whoops! (Via – Towleroad)

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Carly Fiorina Will Keep You Safe

Barbara Boxer worries about global warming? Pffft! Who worries about the weather?

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GOProud Endorses Carly Fiorina

GOProud has endorsed former HP CEO Carly Fiorina in her battle to unseat Sen. Barbara Boxer. Via press release: Today, GOProud, the only national organization representing gay conservatives and their allies, endorsed Carly Fiorina for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in California. “Carly Fiorina is the candidate conservatives can trust,” said Jimmy LaSalvia, Executive Director of GOProud. “Unlike liberal ...

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GetEQUAL Activist Kip Williams Heckles Obama At Sen. Barbara Boxer Event

Last night GetEQUAL co-founder Kip Williams heckled the president about DADT in San Francisco at an event for Sen. Barbara Boxer. Obama was barely nonplussed by the interruption and even mentioned having recognized Williams from a similar protest earlier this year in Los Angeles. Watch the president heckle back. Williams said to reporter Rex Wockner after the event: “I was ...

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GetEQUAL Heckles Obama At Fundraiser For Sen. Barbara Boxer

Via press release from GetEQUAL: Moments ago, several GetEQUAL activists interrupted President Obama during his speech at a fundraising reception for Senator Barbara Boxer in Los Angeles, expressing anger over the slow progress on repealing ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ this year and demanding that he repeal it. GetEQUAL activists shouted, “what about ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’” and “it’s time for ...

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