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Patt Morrison asks: Sen. Barbara Boxer

Patt Morrison asks: Sen. Barbara Boxer

Barbara Boxer has had a title in front of her name for four decades — first, Marin County supervisor, then member of Congress, and now United States senator.  Soon it will be “former,” as the lifelong Democrat departs Capitol Hill to come back to California. There’s another moniker too – “author.” Her new book is a memoir called “The Art of Tough,” about her life, private and public, her decades crusading for the environment, women’s rights and gay rights, and her “no” vote on the Iraq war. Like her other books, this one, too, got written on an airplane, shuttling between California and the Beltway that she is...

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