In each of these cases, there was criticism that he was giving an unauthorized impression of White House approval to these foreign figures, or was seeking financial gain for himself. The bill mandates that this ballot be the official ballot for purposes of a recount.  Boxer was the ranking member of the Environment and Public Works Committee and the vice chair of the Select Committee on Ethics.  This legislation would reduce emissions of three pollutants coming from power plants; sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and mercury, and also reduce emissions of carbon dioxide . ", In January 2007, Boxer was in the news for comments she made when responding to Bush's plans to send an additional 20,000 troops to Iraq. Ambassador to the United Nations in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and filibustered him on the Senate floor. She served on the House Armed Services Committee, and was involved in government oversight, passing several procurement reforms.  The firm had been granted the go-ahead even though the original application had been denied and an appeal had been rejected.  The Senate voted the objection down 74–1; the House voted the objection down 267–31. In 1993, he and his brother Hugh ignited a small controversy when they tried to solicit corporate donations for Clinton's inaugural parties; they dropped the effort after a public outcry. ", "Pulling Levers as a Relative of the Clintons", "What Was Tony Rodham's Role in Pardons Granted by the President? Born in Brooklyn, New York, Boxer graduated from George W. Wingate High School and Brooklyn College.  He then worked at a metal equipment company in Texas, sold insurance in Chicago, acted as a repossessor in Chicago, where shots were fired at him in the infamous Cabrini–Green housing project, and worked as a prison guard, a job that Bill Clinton helped him get. , Attending Maine South High School in Park Ridge, Rodham was known as what one writer later termed a "fun-loving jock" and was not as academically oriented as his sister had been.  At least one of the visas that Rodham's firm was trying to acquire was for Huawei Technologies, a Chinese telecommunications company sometimes accused of close connections with Chinese intelligence operations. Boxer has introduced the National Oceans Protection Act (NOPA) of 2005. , In 1992, during Bill Clinton's first presidential campaign, Rodham began working for the Democratic National Committee, coordinating constituency outreach.  She has also served as an advisor to Lyft and advocated against the passage of AB-5, a California law that rewrote the rules of the gig economy.  She was the Board's first woman president.. They have one child. At the time of her retirement, Boxer ranked eleventh in seniority in the United States Senate, and was the most senior junior Senator from the retirement of Tom Harkin in January 2015 until her own retirement two years later.  In 1998, he paid a visit to dictatorial Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia. She was the Board's first woman president. A last-minute revelation that Herschensohn had attended a strip club at least partially affected the outcome. Nicole Boxer was born on November 16, 1967 in Greenbrae, California, USA. Anthony Dean Rodham (August 8, 1954 – June 7, 2019) was an American consultant and businessman who was the youngest brother of Hillary Clinton and brother-in-law of former U.S. President Bill Clinton. During the 1970s, she worked as a journalist for the Pacific Sun and as an aide to U.S. Representative John L. Burton. Boxer was a cosponsor of S. 495, or the Darfur Accountability Act of 2005, which would impose sanctions against perpetrators of crimes against humanity in Darfur. She is known for her work on, The Scene at Power Women Summit 2018: Anita Hill, Alyssa Milano, Haim and More at TheWrap’s Leadership Event (Photos), Barbara Boxer-Inspired Political Drama Series In Works At FX From Nina Tassler, Denise DeNovi & Andrew Lenchewski, ‘Citizenfour,’ ‘The Sixties’ Among Ida Documentary Award Nominees, Women Film Directors: Active in past decade+. My kids are too old and my grandchild is too young. Boxer successfully led the 2003 Senate floor battle to block oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. With the slogan "Barbara Boxer Gives a Damn", she was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1982, representing California District 6. She is married to Kevin E Keegan Jr.  His father, Hugh Ellsworth Rodham (1911–1993), was of Welsh and English descent. She was reelected in 1998, in 2004, and in 2010.  On November 2, 2005, she made an appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to discuss her new novel A Time To Run. , Senator Boxer was one of only eight members of the Senate to vote against the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act in 1999 before the Financial Crises.  Rodham did not play a large, hands-on role in this effort, however, and a trip to China that he made to recruit investors went sour due to Chinese resentment of various Clinton administration actions, including the 1999 United States bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade. Boxer is an original cosponsor of the Title X Family Planning Services Act of 2005, S.844, by Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY). For even more, visit our Family Entertainment Guide. Boxer wrote the High-Tech Port Security Act, and sponsored the Chemical Security Act to address terrorist threats against chemical plants. , In April 2017, Boxer served as the keynote speaker for the Environmental Student Assembly's Earth Month at the University of Southern California. The Foundation for Ethics in Public Service has accused Boxer of failing to disclose real property on her Personal Financial Disclosure Reports between 2002 and 2010.  She wrote Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tommy Thompson to establish a common national standard for the diagnosis of autism; instruct the CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry to convene a task force to review the current literature on autism and conduct its own study if necessary; and direct the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to work with the states to create a national chronic disease database. 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