The Boxer Podcast with Barbara and Nicole Boxer

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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.

Episode Date
Donald Trump: Russian Agent? ft. guest Rose Kapolczynski
00:58:36
Democrats are starting to announce their run for President, what is the landscape going to look like in the coming months? Plus, just how much does Trump want to be in control and how much control does Russia have over him? Then guest Rose Kapolczynski joins to talk about her long friendship and work alongside Barbara and how candidates affect the voting mindset in myriad ways.
Jan 17, 2019
Tearing Down the Wall ft. guest Brady Kriss
00:59:13
Barbara and Nicole discuss Trump’s recent speech and remarks about “the wall”, his false claims about immigrants and security, and the continuing government shutdown. Plus, the recent push for gun control and stronger background checks! Then, Nicole talks with Ragtag founder Brady Kriss about her tech start up that deploys volunteers for campaigns and movements, including March For Our Lives.
Jan 10, 2019
Looking Forward to the Year Ahead with Mark Mellman
00:45:23
Barbara and Nicole welcome in 2019 with what they’re hopefully for in the future, and address both the immigration issues we’re facing and the subsequent Government shutdown. Then, they speak with communication strategist and public opinion researcher Mark Mellman about what we can expect to see both publicly and politically in the New Year.
Jan 03, 2019
Inspiring Young Women to be Leaders with Sen. Jeanne Shaheen
01:04:15
Barbara and Nicole close out 2018 by talking about the difficulties women are still facing in the country and around the world, Betsy DeVos' rescinding of school protecting minority students, and the lame duck slump. Then, New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen calls in to talk about being a role model to young girls, how she came to New Hampshire and got involved, and the complications of Trump's actions in Syria.
Dec 20, 2018
Nancy Pelosi Returns! Plus, The Rise and Fall of Roger Ailes
00:52:43
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.
Dec 13, 2018
Sen. Dick Durbin: DACA, Dreamers & Democracy
00:54:20
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.
Dec 06, 2018
Is Nancy Pelosi the Tom Brady of the House?
00:00
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.
Nov 28, 2018
Keeping the Peace at the Thanksgiving Table
00:33:21
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.
Nov 22, 2018
Democrats Are Ready to Act!
00:56:46
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.
Nov 15, 2018
#PinkWave: The 2018 Mid-Term Election Special
00:31:41
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?
Nov 08, 2018
LIVE From the Power Women Summit with Alyssa Milano
00:46:09
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!"
Nov 02, 2018
Kavanaugh, Climate Change, and the Importance of Voting!
01:17:14
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!
Oct 25, 2018
Cory Booker's Takedown of Trump, Plus a Trump Impersonator!
01:18:00
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”.
Oct 18, 2018
How Women Win the Midterms
01:07:01
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.
Oct 11, 2018
Elisabeth Rosenthal and MJ Hegar
01:17:27
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.
Oct 04, 2018
Christine Pelosi
01:00:51
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.
Sep 27, 2018
The Trouble with Brett Kavanaugh
00:45:26
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.
Sep 20, 2018
Rep. Karen Bass and Writers Greg and Amiira Behrendt
01:25:50
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.
Sep 13, 2018
Bill Schneider and Sarah Ullman
01:01:32
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.
Sep 06, 2018
Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Mike Levin
01:22:49
Barbara and Nicole remember Sen. John McCain and his life’s work and the importance of reaching across the aisle. Plus, they look at the primary returns and what we can expect in the midterms. Then, the Senator talks with Attorney General Xavier Becerra about the places Republicans seem to be intentionally rolling back important progress. Nicole’s Hot Race talks with Mike Levin who is taking on Diane Harkey to replace Darrell Issa’s soon to be vacant seat.
Aug 30, 2018
Mitch Landrieu and Ana Kasparian
01:09:36
Barbara and Nicole discuss the recent decision to roll back coal emission restrictions and what that could mean for our lives and our health and how who we elect matters to these important decisions. Plus, the Manafort sentencing. Then, the Senator talks with former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Nicole's Hot Race talks to The Young Turks co-host and producer Ana Kasparian .
Aug 23, 2018
Rep. Jamie Raskin and Stephany Rose Spaulding
01:09:46
Barbara and Nicole talk about the primary race results in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Connecticut, and Vermont and the progressive turns we’re seeing with candidates like Christine Hallquist. Plus, Omarosa’s big reveals on Trump. Then, the Senator and Nicole speak with Jamie Raskin, representative of Maryland’s 8th district and Nicole’s Hot Race talks to Stephany Rose Spaulding and her race for Congress in Colorado’s 5th district.
Aug 16, 2018
Stacey Abrams and Kimberly Reed
01:00:53
Barbara and Nicole about the historic numbers of women running in 2018 and what it could mean for our Country moving forward. Then, The Senator talks with Georgia Gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams about her fight for her state. Nicole's hot race speaks with documentarian Kimberly Reed and her new film, "Dark Money".
Aug 09, 2018
Hilarie Bass and Tatiana Matta
01:11:39
Barbara and Nicole talk about the Blue Wave and how it won’t mean anything if people don’t show up to vote. Then, the Senator talks with American Bar Association Hilarie Bass about the challenges of reuniting children with their families at the border and the difference between male and female lawyer’s experiences. Nicole’s Hot Race talks to Tatiana Matta who is running against Kevin McCarthy in CA’s 23rd Congressional District.
Aug 02, 2018
Ilyse Hogue & Katie Porter
01:07:55
This week Barbara and Nicole talk climate change before they are joined by the President of NARAL Pro-Choice America, Ilyse Hogue. They talk about why it is so important for women to have the right to choose. Then hear Nicole's Hot Race talks with Katie Porter about her campaign in Orange Couty, CA.
Jul 26, 2018
Michael Isikoff and Andrew Janz
01:00:03
Barbara and Nicole go over the latest Trump/Russia debacle as well as the ongoing difficulty of getting immigrating children reunited with their parents. Then, the Senator talks to journalist Michael Isikoff to get more clarification on what Trump’s blunders and backtracking on Russia mean for our Country. Nicole’s Hot Race talks with challenger Andrew Janz who is running against Devin Nunes in California.
Jul 19, 2018
Rep. Adam Schiff and Civia Tamarkin
01:09:20
Barbara and Nicole discuss Trump's recent Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and what it might mean for Roe v Wade. Then, Senator Boxer talks with Representative Adam Schiff about the horrors we see when children are separated from their parents at the border and that not much of this will end so long as Congress does nothing about it. Nicole then focuses on women's reproductive rights with Civia Tamarkin about her new film, "Birthright."
Jul 12, 2018
Marcia Greenberger and Dr. Hiral Tipirneni
01:08:17
Barbara and Nicole reflect on the nations birthday as they discuss what the 4th of July means to them. Then, the Senator talks to women's rights attorney Marcia Greenberger about the work and history of getting representation for women throughout history. In the hot race this week, Nicole talks to Dr. Hiral Tipirneni who is running in the 8th Congressional District in Arizona.
Jul 05, 2018
Senator Ed Markey and Debra Halaand
00:59:40
Barbara and Nicole sit down and go over Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ taking her place as the Democratic giant slayer, Democrats needing to win with unity and authenticity, and the recent Supreme Court rulings. Then, Senator Boxer speaks with Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts on Trump’s impending Supreme Court Justice nominee and the potential of reversing Roe v Wade and how to effectively fight back. Nicole’s Hot Race speaks with Debra Halaand, who could make history if she wins and become the first Native American woman in Congress.
Jun 28, 2018
Senator Jeff Merkley and Erin Vilardi
01:05:55
Barbara and Nicole recap all the difficulties we’re seeing at the border and talk with friend Christine Pelosi about the importance of following the money and not losing our compassion. Then, Senator Boxer speaks with Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon to talk about doing what’s right when no one else is willing to stand up and do it. Nicole’s Hot Race talks with Erin Vilardi, founder of VoteRunLead, about women running for seats and not sit in dysfunction.
Jun 21, 2018
Ana Marie Cox and Dr. Nadia Hashimi
01:16:41
Barbara and Nicole catch up on their eventful weeks and the importance of denying freedom to NO ONE. Then, the Senator talks with author Ana Marie Cox about her podcast and her work and addressing our differences without arguing. And Nicole speak with Dr. Nadia Hashimi who is running for the House in Maryland's 6th Congressional District and the assault we're under from the Trump administration.
Jun 14, 2018
Douglas Brinkley and Charlie Mirsky
01:10:36
Barbara and Nicole wrap up Super Tuesday and the outlook of California in November. Then, Barbara talks with Historian and author Douglas Brinkley about History's affects on his work and its effect on today's politics. After, Nicole talks to co-founder of March For Our Lives, Charlie Mirsky about the importance of young activism.
Jun 07, 2018
Ben Rhodes and Shannon Watts
01:03:50
Barbara and Nicole talk about their upcoming FX TV show and the importance of teaching character. Then the Senator talks with former Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes on his time in the White House and his take on the state of the Nation today. Then Nicole talks to Shannon Watts of Moms Demand Action for Gun Safety in America.
May 31, 2018
Senator Barbara Mikulski and Cindy Axne
01:08:54
Barbara and Nicole tackle Russiagate as Trump takes a page out of “How to Be a Dictator”. They also discuss the optimism of the incoming Blue Wave. The Senator also talks with Senator Barbara Mikulski about the importance and history of women in Congress and what their future looks like. Then, Nicole’s Hot Race focuses on Cindy Axne and her race for Congress in Iowa’s 3rd district and her grassroots approach.
May 24, 2018
Fighting for the Soul of America with E.J. Dionne and Leslie Cockburn
00:59:36
Barbara and Nicole address the dangers of our less-than-do-nothing congress and living in a post Facebook leak social world. Then the Senator talks to journalist and commentator E.J. Dionne about their history together and the challenge in reaching Trump supporters. Then Nicole talks to Leslie Cockburn about her candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives for Virginia's 5th district for the 2018 midterm elections.
May 17, 2018
Fighting for Independant Women with Suze Orman and Elissa Slotkin
01:00:33
Barbara and Nicole catch us up on the Iran fiasco, as well as the "Tale of Two Michaels." Then, the Senator talks to the incomparable Suze Orman about how she built her empire and her new podcast. Nicole's Hot Race brings us into the world of Elissa Slotkin who brings us additional insight as a former CIA Officer now fighting for Michigan's 8th Congressional District.
May 10, 2018
Fighting to Protect the Presidency with Dr. John Gartner and Katie Hill
01:03:55
Barbara and Nicole wrap up recent events involving Trump and the drama with his doctors. Then, Senator Boxer speaks with Dr. John Gartner about the question of President Trump's mental health and his ability to serve. And Nicole talks to challenger Katie Hill who is running against Steve Knight in California.
May 03, 2018
Fighting for a Cause with Chelsea Handler and Andy Bernstein
01:06:26
Comedian and activist Chelsea Handler joins Barbara and Nicole to talk about the importance of getting active, voting, and participating in today's issues. Then, Nicole talks with Headcount.org's founder Andy Bernstein about why registering to vote is so important if you want to make real change.
Apr 26, 2018
Fighting for Humor with Will Durst and Daniel Koh
00:53:14
Barbara and Nicole spend a moment reflecting on the life of former first lady Barbara Bush before discussing Trump’s love of people who love him. Then the Senator talks with comedian and political humorist Will Durst about Conor Lamb’s victory in the Pennsylvania special election. And Nicole's hot race focuses on Massachusetts Democratic Congressional candidate Daniel Koh and the importance of his family’s immigrant story to his campaign.
Apr 19, 2018
Fighting for Justice with Jill Wine-Banks and Rep. Eric Swalwell
01:01:06
Barbara and Nicole round-up the news of Paul Ryan’s not seeking re-election and an incoming “blue wave”. Then Senator Boxer talks to former Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks about our current Russiagate scandal and the raid of the office of Trump’s longtime lawyer Michael Cohen. Then Nicole talks with Representative Eric Swalwell about his must race win in congress this cycle.
Apr 12, 2018
Fighting for Sanity with Sen. Chris Murphy and Lauren Underwood
00:52:38
Fight Back welcome Senator Chris Murphy and House challenger Lauren Underwood to the show but first Nicole and Barbara look at Ivanka Trump’s attempted Planned Parenthood bribery and the state of Donald Trump’s cabinet. Then, Sen. Chris Murphy and Sen. Boxer talk about his being one of the youngest Senators serving currently, social changes being lead by young people, President Trump’s empty promises, and how gun violence is going to affect him and Republicans in upcoming elections. Plus, House challenger Lauren Underwood talks to Nicole about her candidacy in Illinois as the first progressive woman of color to run this race.
Apr 05, 2018
Fighting for Our Lives with Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Stephanie Schriock
01:06:32
Barbara and Nicole Boxer fight back, going over Rick Santorum's response to the kids who march for their lives. Then, Senator Dianne Feinstein joins Senator Boxer to talk about the march, her career fighting for gun control, and Donald Trump’s empty promises. And this week's Hot Race has Nicole Boxer talking with EMILY's List President Stephanie Schriok about her work to get pro choice Democratic women elected to office.
Mar 29, 2018
Teaser
00:01:05
Coming soon!
Mar 20, 2018