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Senator Barbara Boxer (D – CA): “We go all around the world saying how great democracy is, but it’s really hard for people to get to vote…”

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006

Jacob and Barnett randomly ran into Senator Barbara Boxer in a Beverly Hills, CA delicatessen while the Senator was filming an appearance on HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm. Senator Boxer has been in Congress for a total of 23 years; she has a long record of outspoken advocacy and was nice enough to talk to the WT crew on this issue. Turns out the Senator not only (basically) knows the answer to the question, she’s co-sponsoring a bill that she says is designed to make it easier for more people to vote. Check the clip.

6 Responses to “Senator Barbara Boxer (D – CA): “We go all around the world saying how great democracy is, but it’s really hard for people to get to vote…””

  1. Molly Soboroff Says:

    Keep up the solid work, road team.

    I look forward to more entries to come.

    Eager to see what’s next,

    Molly Soboroff
    Emerson College
    Boston, MA

  2. Jacob Soboroff Says:

    Spread the word at Emerson, sis. XO

  3. anderson cooper Says:

    This guy Jacob really is doing a great job. The next me!!!

  4. Kevin Jenkins Says:

    Jacob, you guys are having a ball doing this. One would think this journey was just a road trip for two guys interested in politics but you guys obviously are taking this to a new level. Adding the theme song to “curb your enthusiasm” was genius. Congratulations and keep up the good work.

  5. Jacob Soboroff Says:

    Thanks KJ. Join us! Or at least pass it on to others!

  6. Kevin Says:

    Thanks for the invite. I’ll be at an event on Monday where many electeds will be so i may take you up on that. I probably can’t retire on the money i’ll collect but I may try. Maybe for the hell of it, i’ll ask Ambassador Young and get his response…..LOL.

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