Barbara Boxer

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Rape victim: Retaliation prevalent in military

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Stacey Thompson had just been stationed at a Marine Corps base in Japan when she said her sergeant laced her drinks with drugs, raped her in his barracks and then dumped […]

05/31/2013

US Senator of California Barbara Boxer

Barbara Boxer wants probe on troubled plant

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer wants the Justice Department to investigate if California utility executives deceived federal regulators about an equipment swap at the San Onofre nuclear power plant that eventually led […]

05/28/2013

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Military sexual assault victims detail humiliation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Victims of sexual assault and violence in the military told Congress Wednesday they’re afflicted with a slow and uncaring system of justice that too often fails to hold perpetrators accountable and is fraught with institutional bias.

03/13/2013

San Onofre nuclear power plant

Feds release confidential report on San Onofre plant

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal regulators have released parts of a once-confidential report at the center of a dispute between California Sen. Barbara Boxer and the company that runs the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant.

03/08/2013

Md. senators to collect on Super Bowl wager

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland’s U.S. senators are enjoying the spoils of victory following the Baltimore Ravens’ win in the Super Bowl.

02/07/2013

San Onofre nuclear power plant

Edison disputes San Onofre safety claim

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The utility that runs the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant on the California coast sharply denied Thursday that it was aware of equipment problems linked to a 2012 tube break that released a trace of radiation.

02/07/2013

US Senator of California Barbara Boxer

Boxer wants probe at sickly San Onofre nuke plant

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Sen. Barbara Boxer is pressing federal regulators to open a probe into equipment problems at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant.

02/06/2013

US Senator of California Barbara Boxer

Boxer views National Guard as boost for school safety

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer is proposing to give schools more money for security improvements and to make greater use of the National Guard.

12/19/2012

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