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Barbara Boxer

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Marin Man Facing Charges Over Alleged Threats To Senator Boxer

A San Rafael man is set to be arraigned on charges that he made death threats against Sen. Barbara Boxer.

CBS San Francisco–07/19/2011

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North Bay Man Sentenced To Time Served In U.S. Senator Threat

A former Marin County man has been sentenced in federal court in San Francisco to four months already served in jail for sending an email in which he threatened to shoot a U.S. senator unless the legislator voted to preserve endangered species protection for wolves.

CBS San Francisco–07/14/2011

Senator Barbara Boxer

Boxer In SF Calls For Major Afghanistan Troop Reduction

The 100,000 U.S. troops now stationed in Afghanistan should be trimmed to 10,000 to 25,000 within the next 18 months, Sen. Barbara Boxer said Friday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/17/2011

Matt Fong. (AP)

Former California Treasurer Matt Fong Dies

Former California state treasurer Matt Fong, a Republican who lost a challenge to Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, died Wednesday after a four-year battle with skin cancer.

CBS San Francisco–06/01/2011

Walmart Worker (2007)

ConsumerWatch: Walmart Accused Of Shortchanging Gift Receipts

Consumers who return gifts usually need a gift receipt to get a full refund. But some Walmart shoppers say they are only getting a fraction of the purchase price despite having the receipt.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/24/2011

Osama Bin Landen Recorded Statement

Bay Area Lawmakers React To Bin Laden’s Death

Bay Area leaders recognized the significance of the terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden’s death but cautioned that the war on terror is far from over.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/02/2011

Senator Barbara Boxer

Senator Boxer Blasts Republicans Over Proposed Budget

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer took House Republicans to task on Wednesday over their proposed budget plan.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/23/2011

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant

California Senators Call For Emergency Inspections Of Nuke Plants

California Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein have asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to inspect two California nuclear plants built near earthquake faults to ensure they can withstand a major quake.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/17/2011

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Chemical In San Jose Drinking Water Under Debate On Capitol Hill

A Capitol Hill hearing got underway Wednesday morning on the need for a national standard to address chromium 6 water contamination. This comes after a recent study detected the toxin in San Jose’s drinking water supply.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/02/2011

Water Faucet

Boxer, Feinstein Propose Safe Drinking Water Legislation

Drinking water in 31 of 35 cities that were tested in a recent study, including San Jose, were found to have Chromium 6 contamination.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/26/2011

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