Barbara Boxer

Senate Climate Bill

Environment Committee Chair Barbara Boxer (D-California) and Bernie Sanders (I- Vermont) have introduced legislation to tax carbon emissions, saying time is running out to avert catastrophic climate disruption.

Global Politics

Polling trends leading to election day

John Zogby, president and CEO of polling firm Zogby International has been monitoring the final days leading up to Election Day. Meanwhile, President Obama was on the campaign trail this past weekend, trying to steer last-minute votes to Democrats.

Senate Seat Showdown

California's three-term U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer is chair of the Senate's powerful Environment and Public Works Committee. Now this veteran Democrat is facing a stiff challenge from a Republican woman who was once one of the country's most powerful fema

BP Spill  ? Investigating Criminal Intent

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) is calling for a criminal investigation into BP's handling of the Gulf oil disaster. Boxer, and several other members of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, want to find out if BP made false statements to gover