Topic: Sen. Barbara Boxer

Poisoning From E-Cigarettes Gives Lawmakers Added Ammunition

Children particularly vulnerable to e-cigarette poisoning

A new government study of e-cigarettes provides new ammunition for lawmakers looking to impose tighter regulations on the smoke-free product. In a report published today, the Center for Disease Control and…

Senators Introduce Bill to Limit E-Cigarette Marketing to Kids and Teens

No Joe Camel

Worried that e-cigarettes are taking the same marketing path as conventional cigarettes, a group of Democratic senators introduced legislation today that would prohibit the marketing of them to children and…

FTC Nominee Grilled by Senate Panel

Wright said he'd recuse himself from Google case

If the Senate clears his nomination for the Federal Trade Commission, Joshua Wright will sit out the agency's investigation into Google. In response to some tough questioning Tuesday from several Senate…

Senate Dems Keep Heat on FCC in Clyburn Nomination Hearings

Senator threatens to pass resolution of disapproval if rules are weakened

Senate Dems threatened to pass a resolution of disapproval over the Federal Communications Commission’s media ownership rules, currently under circulation at the agency. The threat came from Sen. Maria Cantwell…