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Kate Sheppard

Senators: Keystone Report 'Woefully Inadequate' In Gauging Health Risks

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic Sens. Barbara Boxer (Calif.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (R.I.) are calling on the Obama administration to evaluate the potential ...

'Toxic Hot Seat' Ignites Awareness

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 01.26.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Toxic Hot Seat, a new documentary directed by James Redford and Kirby Walker, takes an in-depth look at chemical flame retardants.

Climate Change "in Our Backyards"

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Last month, the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a full committee hearing on the topic, "Climate Change: It's Happe...

Inhofe, EPA Head Share Unlikely Alliance

Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), a longtime foe of the Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to cap carbon dioxide emissions, praised the agency's Adm...

Gun Violence Victims Deserve "Do Something" Congress

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

If there is one thing the new Congress and President Obama ought to agree on, it's that gun violence victims deserve their support, their leadership, and their determination.

Lucia Graves

Boxer Calls NRSC's Ads 'Outrageous And Nasty'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer at a press conference Monday called ads targeted against her "outrageous and nasty," adding that this week the National ...

Senators Block Ambassadors to Azerbaijan and Turkey

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

In a major embarrassment for the Obama Administration, Senators took an unprecedented action last week, blocking the President's ambassadorial nominees for both Azerbaijan and Turkey.

Barbara Boxer: 'Nobody Can Take Their Seat For Granted'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), who is up for re-election this year, said in an interview on Wednesday that the growing backlash against Washington pol...

Ed Schultz Spars With Sen. Barbara Boxer Over Senate Health Care Bill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Ed Show's Ed Schultz let it all out Wednesday evening and expressed the frustration that many progressives feel about attempts by Democrats to wat...

Boxer Aide Charged In Child Porn Sting

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A high-level aide to California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer has been charged in federal court with receiving and distributing chi...