Barbara Boxer's file:

Democrat from California

Barbara Boxer is California's junior senator.

Recent statements involving Barbara Boxer

"Women take birth control, more than half of them, as a medication for other conditions."

"Since 1995, the top 400 wealthiest families have seen their incomes go up 400 percent and their tax rates go down 40 percent."

"There's a 1.5 percent to 2 percent overhead in Medicare. The insurance companies have a 20 percent to 30 percent overhead."

Says House Republicans rejected a straightforward measure that would prevent members of Congress and the president from being paid during a government shutdown.

"Fiorina's plan would mean slashing Social Security and Medicare."

Recent stories featuring Barbara Boxer

California mudslide:

We put ads from the Golden State races to the test on our Truth-O-Meter.

Crossroads GPS ad targets Barbara Boxer:

Yes, California seniors should be worried -- about misleading campaign commercials.

GOP Ad Guru Fred Davis versus the Truth-O-Meter:

Fred Davis is the man behind some of the most widely-viewed viral campaign videos over the past couple years. PolitiFact has weighed in on many of them.

Fact-checking Sen. Barbara Boxer's attack ad on Carly Fiorina's record at HP:

Fiorina is accused of laying off tens of thousands of HP workers and shipping jobs overseas at the same time her salary tripled and perks expanded.

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