Barbara Boxer is an American Democratic politician who is the current junior U.S Senator for the State of California. She is a forceful advocate for all families, children, consumer, and the environment, born on November 11, 1940, Brooklyn New, York. Barbara Boxer was first elected to the U.S senate in 1992 becoming the first out of two Jewish female senators. Barbara Boxer first ran for political office in 1972 where she challenged Peter Arrigoni but lost a close election. During 1970 Barbara worked as a journalist of the Pacific Sun and as aide to John Burton when he was a member of Congress. In 1976, Boxer was elected to the Marin County Board of Supervisors where she served for sex years; there she was the first women. Barbara become the first female chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee and soon following the resignation of Senator Tim Johnson Barbara was chosen as a chairman of the Select Committee on Ethics, which made her the only senator to preside over two committees at the same time. She was first elected to the United States House o...
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...tribes, and related industries affected by the Klamath River salmon collapse. She also crafted a legislation to ensure the effectiveness of the Federal Air Program to help ensure the productivity of the Federal Air Marshal Program. While also wrote a law to help increase tax deduction for a lot of companies donating computers which in 1996 she wrote the Computer Donation Incentive Act.
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