Sen. Boxer: We Need an Exit Strategy for Afghanistan
Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/08/31/Barbara_Boxer_Jobs_the_Economy_and_Californias_Future California Senator Barbara Boxer advocates for a clear exit strategy with regards to the U.S. military campaign in Afghanistan. "I believe in nation-helping, not nation-building," she says. "We can't take over these countries and run them." ----- Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1992, Senator Boxer is now preparing for a tough race against Republican challenger Carly Fiorina. Chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and the Senate Ethics Committee, Boxer is the only U.S. senator to chair two committees. She also serves on the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation as well as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Senator Boxer was a strong supporter of President Obama's 2009 economic stimulus plan and co-authored the bipartisan Invest in the U.S.A. Act, to encourage companies to bring overseas profits back to the United States to create jobs here. She wrote the first-ever law to authorize federal funding for after-school programs. Hear her thoughts on jobs, the economy and California's future. - The Commonwealth Club of California
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