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Senator Boxer Visits Valley This Weekend

Boxer plans to speak to seniors in Palm Springs on Friday, and at a Palm Desert rally on Saturday.

United States Senator Barbara Boxer (D-Rancho Mirage) will speak at two events as she visits the valley over the next few days.

Senator Boxer will speak about Medicare and Medicaid at Mizell Senior Center in Palm Springs tomorrow, her office said today.

Boxer will speak about "the need to protect Medicare and Medicaid to ensure that current and future seniors will get the health care they need,'' according to a statement from her office. She is scheduled to speak at 11 a.m. Friday at Mizell, 480 S. Sunrise Way.  Boxer will talk about President Obama's "efforts to strengthen the program'' and the House Republican budget plan, according to her office.

On Saturday, Boxer is scheduled to headline during a Democratic-organized "Get Out The Vote" Rally at Civic Center Park in Palm Desert.  Congressional candidate Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Coachella) is also scheduled to speak.   Others scheduled to appear are 80th district Assemblyman Manuel Perez (D-Coachella) and  42nd Assembly District candidate Mark Orozco (D-Beaumont).

The Rally begins at 9:00 a.m, with a precinct walk.  Speakers take the stage beginning at 12:30 p.m.

Ern Batavia October 12, 2012 at 12:23 AM
Get thee out, 0 wicked witch! Get thee back to thine own wretched northern Kalifornia homeland! And take that smarmy husband of yours with you...he that driveth the red "One Percenter" Mercedes fliptop (complete with 'United States Senate' vanity plates) with you!
Jolie Marzo October 12, 2012 at 02:31 PM
No more O'Bummer. Back away Boxer. You can't make the change we need. It's time to make a change. Vote Romney!
steve760 October 13, 2012 at 08:29 AM
Go Boxer! Tell them the truth as it is. No vouchers! No insurance companies making the decisions for out seniors.

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