Barbara Boxer
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"Barbara Levy Boxer" is the junior United States Senate/United States Senator from California (since 1993). A member of the Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic Party, she previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives (1983–1993).

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Boxer graduated from Brooklyn College. She worked as a stockbroker for several years before moving to California with her husband. During the 1970s, she worked as a journalist for the Pacific Sun (newspaper)/Pacific Sun and as an aide to U.S. Representative John L. Burton. She served on the Marin County, California/Marin County Board of Supervisors for six years and became the board's first female president. With the slogan "Barbara Boxer Gives a Damn", she was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1982, representing United States House of Representatives, California District 6/California District 6. She sat on the House Armed Services Committee, and was involved in government oversight, passing several procurement reforms.

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