The Boxer Podcast with Barbara and Nicole Boxer
Summary: A United States Senator for twenty four years until 2017, also served in the U.S. House and on the Marin County Board of Supervisors. She is known as a pioneer for women and a champion for the environment, human rights, civil rights and economic fairness. She is now speaking on current issues across the country and is a volunteer for a political action committee she founded called Pac For A Change.
Barbara and Nicole recap Nancy Pelosi's likely return to Speakership, using first names in a derogatory way, money in campaign infrastructure, and Trump's relationship with the media. Then, Nicole interviews filmmaker Alexis Bloom about her new film "Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes" and finding the chink in the armor of fear based conservative media.
Barbara and Nicole reflect on the life of President George H.W. Bush and mourn the gradual loss of the true Republican party and the looming dread of the toxic levels of carbon in our atmosphere. Then, they speak with Senator Dick Durbin about where the party is headed after the midterms, the Mueller investigation, DACA, and the state of our Democracy.
Barbara and Nicole recap their Thanksgiving celebrations, the state of our election cycle and what's coming our way, and Nancy Pelosi's nomination as Speaker. Then, Nicole talks with Sheila Morovati about the Crayon Collection and her work to try to ban plastic straws and their detriment to our environment.
It's Thanksgiving! Barbara and Nicole go over the status of the California fires and what it means for citizens of the state. They also break down how to handle the "crazy Uncle" at the dinner table who loves Donald Trump and how to keep the peace and bridge a divisive gap.
Barbara and Nicole discuss the recent California fires, what's been happening since the midterms, bills and policies Dems will work to put in place, and what we can hope to accomplish as races and future votes approach. Then, Senator Boxer talks with Economist Jared Bernstein about our current troubling economic climate, what bi-partisanship looked like int he time of Reagan, and Obama's response to the Great Recession.
Barbara and Nicole recap the midterm elections and take a look at the important check a Democratic House of Representatives will prove against Trump and a Republican Senate. Plus, so many important women made History in their victories so what will the future hold as we prepare for get ready for a change in January?
Barbara and Nicole are coming to you LIVE from Wrap Women's Power Women Summit in Los Angeles. They talk about the vital importance of the upcoming election and then speak with actress and activist Alyssa Milano about the state of our democracy and how women can take power back and make the world a better place. "Voting is how we protect each other!"
Barbara and Nicole help you get ready for the midterm elections! You need to get out there and vote! Then, the Senator speaks with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse about the problems we still face with Brett Kavanaugh and Climate Change. And Nicole's Hot Race talks to Lindsay Berger Sacks, founder of "March On" and the importance of voting. Plus, a LIVE SHOW announcement!
Barbara and Nicole talk about the difficulty of dealing with a hostile President who seeks to divide the country, not unite it. Then, the Senator talks with Cory Booker about the importance of fighting to win the upcoming midterm elections. Nicole’s Hot Race talks with Anthony Atamanuik about his Comedy Central show, “The President Show”.
Barbara and Nicole go over the upcoming midterm elections and what it will take to take back Congress and put women at the forefront. Nicole then speaks with Marie Claire's Danielle McNally about Barbara and Nicole's new weekly column. And Barbara speaks with Ann Ravel about dark money contributions to campaigns and its dangers.
Barbara and Nicole discuss the ways in which we need to check Republicans and Trump in the aftermath of the Kavanaugh hearings. Then, the Senator speaks with physician and author Elisabeth Rosenthal about the state of our healthcare system and what we can do to improve. Nicole's Hot Race talks to MJ Hegar who is running in Texas' 31st Congressional District for the House of Representatives.
Barbara and Nicole catch you up on the latest accusations made against Brett Kavanaugh and what they mean to our Judicial Branch. Then, Christine Pelosi calls in to discuss why someone in a position of power like him affects women who have been sexually assaulted.
Barbara and Nicole bring you a very special episode focusing on the trouble with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and how the recent accusations against him affect our judiciary, women, and our country.
Barbara and Nicole talk about some exciting upcoming projects they have in the works, plus the state of Healthcare. Then, the Senator speaks further on healthcare and issues we face on that front with Rep. Karen Bass. Nicole then talks with writers Greg and Amiira Behrendt about their unique brand of humor and help.
Barbara and Nicole go over Colin Kaepernick’s new Nike campaign and what it means for America, Bob Woodward’s new book “Fear”, and what Ayanna Pressley’s victory means. Then, the Senator talks wot author, former CNN political analyst, and professor at George Mason University Bill Schneider about the importance of the midterms and his new book “Standoff”.And Nicole's Hot Race talks to activist filmmaker Sarah Ullman and her mission to stop gun violence.