“I cannot stay silent while your country works to put in place deeply discriminatory laws and policies undermining the rights of LGBT individuals,” the California senator writes to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Boxer also expresses concern about the upcoming Winter Olympics.
“We’ve gone from a Senate that passed DOMA over my objections to one that just welcomed its first openly gay senator,” Kerry said. Sens. Boxer, Feinstein & Wyden joined Kerry in voting against DOMA in 1996.
Addresses his past use of the term “Jewish lobby” and his opposition to Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell in a letter to Sen. Barbara Boxer. Among his commitments about out gay service: “I will do everything possible to the extent permissible under current law to provide equal benefits to the families of all our service members.”
Legislation may be dead, but both sides are getting increasingly nasty as decades-old 2nd Amendment fight flares anew.
An ugly California contest.Latest pro-Sherman mailer uses liberal icon backers of Berman as part of attack.
Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum takes a sharp partisan line. But in 2006 when the Pennsylvania Senate candidate was in a tough reelection fight he tried to appeal to moderate voters by touting a record of working with liberal leaders Bill Clinton, Barbara Boxer, and Dick Durbin among others. He lost by 16%.
Democrats Boxer, Shaheen, Stabenow don’t like Scarborough’s take on contraception. But nobody went on this morning.
Carly Fiorina, aka the GOP’s California Senate candidate or Sheep Lady, had a little open-mic incident wherein she dissed her lady opponent’s hair. Let’s discuss.
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Meg Whitman, former eBay chief executive, won the primary elections for California governor and will challenge Jerry Brown who has been governor for two terms. Carly Fiorina, former Hewlett-Packard CEO also won in the race for a U.S. Senate seat and will have to face Sen. Barbara Boxer.