Posts tagged "barbara boxer"

Barbara Boxer Will Not Be Running For Senate Again In 2016

Longtime, progressive California Senator Barbara Boxer will not be running for her Senate seat again in 2016. [YouTube]
How did Europe’s conservatives respond to the Charlie Hebdo massacre? [VICE]
When women become mothers, they undergo biological changes in the brain that affect emotion regulation, empathy, and more. [The Atlantic]
Why i…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 8, 2015

Today’s Lady News: California Voters Polled On Female Politicians’ Hair

Pollster firm Public Policy Polling actually asked registered California voters whose hair they prefer more, Senator Barbara Boxer or her challenger, Carly Fiorina. Ugh. [Gawker]
Riot police in Cambodia beat female sweatshop workers when 3,000 of them went on strike yesterday. At least nine women were injured in the melee. The women work at…

Jessica Wakeman / July 28, 2010

Carly Fiorina Thinks Barbara Boxer’s Hair Is “So Yesterday”

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina just won the Republication primary in California on Tuesday. Her first order of business? Cattily sniping about Senator Barbara Boxer’s hair when she didn’t realize her mic was on. While prepping for an on-camera interview, Fiorina said to a person off to her right, “A lot of u…

Jessica Wakeman / June 10, 2010

A Senator Is A Senator, Even If She’s Also A Lady

Wow, I know politicians fight dirty, but resorting to woman-on-woman sexism in campaign ads is pretty low. Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, is challenging current Senator Barbara Boxer for her Congressional seat. Fine and dandy, right? It’s actually pretty cool that one woman is challenging another woman for her seat.

But…

Jessica Wakeman / November 10, 2009