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  • Things to know from the career of Sen. Barbara Boxer, who is not running for re-election

    Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer of California announced Thursday she will not seek re-election in 2016 to a fifth term. Here are some things to know from her long career: BEFORE THE SENATE The Brooklyn native was a stockbroker on Wall Street before moving...
  • Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer won't seek fifth term representing California in Senate

    California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, a tenacious liberal whose election to the Senate in 1992 heralded a new era for women at the upper reaches of political power, announced Thursday she will not seek re-election to a new term next year. Boxer's...
  • Barbara Boxer says Anita Hill saga helped propel election to Senate

    Barbara Boxer says Anita Hill saga helped propel election to Senate
    Sen. Barbara Boxer, who announced Thursday she would not run for reelection in 2016, told reporters that she probably never would have won her seat in the first place were it not for Anita Hill, the law professor who accused Supreme Court Justice Clarence...
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer, liberal champion, won't seek re-election

    WASHINGTON California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer's departure from the Senate in 2016, announced Thursday, will conclude a 33-year congressional career defined by liberal causes and a buoyantly combative spirit. Repeatedly successful in winning...
  • Barbara Boxer: A voice for individual rights, equality, environmental protection and more

    Barbara Boxer: A voice for individual rights, equality, environmental protection and more
    The first time Barbara Boxer’s name showed up in a Los Angeles Times editorial, it was May of 1984 and she was a first-term U.S. representative from the Bay Area pushing legislation that would force utilities – including the Los Angeles...
  • Congressional colleagues, others heap praise on Barbara Boxer

    Congressional colleagues, others heap praise on Barbara Boxer
    Longtime California Sen. Barbara Boxer’s announcement Thursday that she plans to not run for reelection spawned a deluge of plaudits acknowledging the Democrat's career in Washington, which spans more than three decades. Boxer's fellow...
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer, liberal lion from California, to retire after 2016

    Sen. Barbara Boxer, liberal lion from California, to retire after 2016
    The news that Sen. Barbara Boxer would not run for her Senate seat again after nearly four decades in public life was a watershed moment for California and for her fellow Democrats, signifying the end of a political career that has come to embody Bay Area...
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer's impending retirement to set off a scramble

    Sen. Barbara Boxer's announcement Thursday that she will not seek reelection put an end to years of frustration on the part of a younger generation of California politicians who can now start elbowing their way upward in the state's first wide-open U.S....
  • Reactions to Alan Gross release and Cuban policy change came fast, furiously and along party lines

    Reactions to Alan Gross release and Cuban policy change came fast, furiously and along party lines
      A sampling of reactions to the release of Alan Gross and President Obama’s speech on normalizing relations with Cuba. As expected, the reactions split mostly along party lines: “Alan Gross should never have spent one day in prison and we...
  • U.S.-China climate change deal already facing challenges

    U.S.-China climate change deal already facing challenges
    A landmark agreement on climate change between the U.S. and China, the world's top two polluting nations, faced immediate challenges from experts who warned that it would require an overhaul of China's economy and from Republicans in Congress who vowed to...
  • Earthquake early alert system ready to expand in California

    Earthquake early alert system ready to expand in California
    Officials are planning the first major rollout of California's earthquake early warning system next year, providing access to some schools, fire stations and more private companies. The ambitious plan highlights the progress scientists have made in...