10 Questions for Barbara Boxer

At 5 ft. tall, California Senator Barbara Boxer can reach most lectern mikes only after her staff sets up a 3-in. stand dubbed the Boxer box. But she is standing out in the Senate, along with Ted Kennedy, as one of Congress's most outspoken liberals. After her tough questioning last week of Bush's nominee for U.N. ambassador, John Bolton, she spoke with TIME's Perry Bacon Jr.

WHAT CONCERNS YOU MOST ABOUT JOHN BOLTON AS AMBASSADOR TO THE U.N.?

Making him U.N. ambassador would be like putting Phyllis Schlafly in charge of a Planned Parenthood clinic. It's just not a match. His...

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