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
Keep California Great with Politico’s Carla Marinucci
01:01:42
Barbara and Nicole chat about Trump’s reelection campaign launch and Hope Hicks’ fiasco. Plus, the increase in pollution thanks to the current administration’s EPA and Joe Biden’s recent campaign road bump. Then, they speak with POLITICO’s Carla Marinucci about the state of California Politics, especially as it affects farmers and immigrants. It’s good for Gavin Newsom when Trump slams California as Democrats continue to fight back. And her thoughts on the 2020 field.
Jun 20, 2019
We Fight for Social and Environmental Justice w/ Gillian Caldwell
01:03:19
Barbara and Nicole discuss the importance of documentarians and organizations like Global Witness and their role in social and environmental justice, including stopping the exploitation of natural resources and people. Then, Nicole talks with Global Witness CEO about this in depth and her work with the company and how we can take responsibility and stop unwittingly participating in this exploitation.
Jun 13, 2019
Ditch Mitch 2020 and #StopTheBans with NARAL's Amy Everitt
00:50:25
Barbara and Nicole are talking about what it might take to flip things around in 2020 and how to oditch Mitch McConnell. It’s only 18 months away! Then, they speak with State Director for NARAL Pro-Choice California, Amy Everitt. She discusses the recent abortion bans we’re facing and how we can remain optimistic about the positive movement we're seeing.
Jun 06, 2019
It’s Mueller Time and Comedy Central Activist Jordan Klepper
00:50:27
Barbara and Nicole are recapping the Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s recent statements on the President. And Barbara counts down the lies Trump blatantly told that lead to his obvious obstruction! Then, they talk to Comedy Central star Jordan Klepper about his new show, “Klepper”, his comedy and activism, documentary influences, coming from The Daily Show, and how he keeps humor and politics in balance.
May 30, 2019
The Cover Up! And Jay Newton-Small, on Memory Well
00:52:03
Barbara and Nicole talk about Trump's recent bombast and attempt to cover his tracks on almost everything, meanwhile refusing to work with Democrats. Might impeachment happen? Then, Nicole speaks with journalist and author Jay Newton-Small about the impact elder Americans have in our society. Through the entrepreneurial endeavor “Memory Well”, she works to help document the legacy of those suffering from Alzheimer’s in order to be able to tell their story and shine a spotlight on the importance of giving affordable care to our elders.
May 23, 2019
Ari Berman and Gale Anne Hurd Expose the GOP's Voter Suppression
01:10:55
Barbara and Nicole discuss the recent abortion bans and how it effectively creates a war on women. Also, the current administration is acting like a majority wants things that, in fact, they don’t. How do we stop them? Then, Nicole talks to journalist and author Ari Berman alongside producer Gale Anne Hurd about the importance of voting, voter suppression we’re still seeing on a large scale, the danger of foreign influence in our elections, and barriers preventing people from registering to vote.
May 16, 2019
Marianne Williamson and the Politics of Love
00:58:06
Barbara and Nicole talk about the major differences between when Congress is in…and Congress is out, and some of the important legislation they’re working on passing. The current administration is working to thwart important progressive changes and limit civil rights. Then, they speak with Presidential Candidate, author, and motivator Marianne Williamson about her long career and spiritual journey, and how her campaign is answering the call of the country. Also, why it’s important for Democrats to look at cleaning house as well.
May 09, 2019
How Broken is the EPA with Carol Browner
00:48:30
Barbara and Nicole give an update on Barr’s “miscategorization” of the Mueller report, the upcoming challenges in debates among the 2020 candidates, and the possible future of Stacy Abrams. Then, environmentalist and former EPA chief Carol Browner talks about the importance of a clean environment and how it is not mutually exclusive from a strong economy. And why it is so important to connect our efforts to save the environment with our own health.
May 02, 2019
David Brock and What You Need to Know For 2020
00:00
Barbara and Nicole break down Trump’s charge against the constitution as he continues to obstruct Congress yet maintains his administration is transparent. Then, they speak with consultant and author David Brock on how we can shift the public away from re-electing Donald Trump and work to support a candidate who will unite our party.
Apr 25, 2019
TW: Nicole and Barbara Get Real on Sexual Assault with Rosanna Arquette
01:13:38
(TW: This show contains discussions of graphic sexual assault language.) Barbara and Nicole discuss the need for democrats to work together as the field gets more crowded on the road to 2020. Then, they talk with actress and documentarian Rosanna Arquette about the time she was assaulted by Harvey Weinstein, how our conversations on assault have changed, and her daughter's personal story.
Apr 18, 2019
Steve Bannon on 'The Brink' with Filmmaker Alison Klayman
00:53:35
Nicole is podcasting from across the pond as she travel England! She and Barbara talk about her trip, how Trumpland looks from the outside, and how to turn our divisions into positives. Then, Nicole talks with filmmaker Alison Klayman about her new film on Steve Bannon, “The Brink.” How did the film get its title? Just what type of character is Steve Bannon and how dangerous is, “The Movement” he’s leading throughout the world?
Apr 11, 2019
Biden Speaks Out and Dan Abrams Chimes In
00:43:25
Barbara and Nicole discuss the recent challenges facing Joe Biden and what it might mean for him. Plus, it’s nothing in comparison to Donald Trump, who managed to get elected President despite the things he’s said. Then, they speak with Dan Abrams, web entrepreneur and TV presenter, about the college admissions scandal, if Biden’s dilemma relates to the Anita Hill at all, and how women and people with influence can help change the public’s perception for better or worse. Also, what does the recent movement on healthcare mean for us?
Apr 04, 2019
California's First Woman Lt. Governor, Eleni Kounalakis
00:57:54
Barbara and Nicole talk about the recent Mueller report and how it’s actually more of the Barr report, the Trump administration’s enemies list and his desire for TV ratings, and the treatment of immigrants at the border. Then, the Senator speaks with Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis about the state of her state and the important message we've sent in challenging times.
Mar 28, 2019
Nunes vs. Twitter and the Makings of a More Democratic Republic
01:09:09
Barbara and Nicole discuss Devin Nunes' Twitter lawsuit, how the children of Politicians are swept up in these conversations, and Trump's affect on the free press and the events in New Zealand. Then, Nicole talks with Ethan Todras-Whitehill from Swing Left and later Robert Reynolds of Vote Tripling as she looks at how we can bolster the makings of a more democratic republic by voting!
Mar 21, 2019
Planes, Trump's Budget, and Congressman Raul Ruiz
01:03:21
Barbara and Nicole go over recent prison time Paul Manafort is facing, the legal issues of “no collusion”, and the recent ban of the Boeing 737 Max. Then, the Senator speaks with Congressman Raul Ruiz about their long friendship, challenging the President’s executive orders, the energy drain of the impeachment process, and cracking down on the cost of prescription drugs.
Mar 14, 2019
Period. End of Sentence. with Director Rayka Zehtabchi
00:41:00
Barbara and Nicole talk about Trump’s hyper apparent transgressions that people seem to consistently overlook despite their obviousness. Then, Nicole talks with Academy Award winning director Rayka Zehtabchi about her film, “Period. End of Sentence” and the work that went into getting it made, plus the difficulties women face worldwide in dealing with how people view them and their periods.
Mar 07, 2019
Michael Cohen Confessions and Electoral Predictions by Celinda Lake
00:49:35
Barbara and Nicole go over the hearing of Michael Cohen and what the information he revealed means for Donald Trump. Plus, new background check legislation is headed to a vote but how will it fare in the Senate? Then, they speak with pollster and political strategist Celinda Lake about key issues driving 2020 and the groups we need to win over in order to win the election.
Feb 28, 2019
A Country United with Presidential Candidate Julián Castro
00:51:44
Barbara and Nicole go over the continuing hilarity that is Donald Trump and his desire for the Nobel Peace Prize. Plus, what does it mean now that Bernie is in the race again? Then, Senator Boxer speaks with 2020 Presidential Candidate Julián Castro about the race he’s running, his life story and how it influences him, his message for young voters, and how to turn a loss into learning.
Feb 21, 2019
Setting the Record Straight on Abortion with Planned Parenthood President Dr. Leana Wen
00:44:58
Nicole and Barbara address the possibility of utilizing technology now to act on fixing climate change, furthering more effective gun control legislation, Then, Senator Boxer speaks with Planned Parenthood President, Dr. Leana Wen about their past, present, and future and the fact that they’re still in the fight for their lives 45 years after the Rowe v Wade decision.
Feb 14, 2019
SOTU Re-Cap & Going Green w/ Guster's Adam Gardner
01:08:20
Barbara and Nicole re-cap the State of the Union and what Trump's words mean for America. Plus, the mounting evidence against so many in, and out, of office when it comes to sexual assault and how we can better help victims. Then, Nicole talks with Guster's Adam Gardner about Reverb and their mission to make the world a better place through environmentalism in tandem with their tours.
Feb 07, 2019
This Woman's Place is in the House with guest Speaker Nancy Pelosi
00:50:51
Senator Boxer and Nicole speak with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi about the challenge of the Government shutdown, the unification of their caucus, the importance of organizing via outside mobilization and helping to open up Government, and the changes she sees now with her second time being Speaker. Then, Barbara and Nicole give their thoughts on a potential Howard Schultz bid for President. And what it means if he runs as an Independent versus the more approachable message from someone like Kamala Harris. Also, how is Trump harming us on the National stage?
Jan 31, 2019
Shutdown Showdown & the State of the Union
01:07:23
YOU can be an active participant in what is happening right now to help re-open the Government. Finally, Mitch McConnell is coming out of his shell and returning to politics despite Trump's continually unpopular wall forcing the Government shutdown. Trump is bringing a separation amongst the people that we have no control over, one that shouldn't be highlighted in a SOTU speech.
Jan 24, 2019
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
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Mar 20, 2018