Barbara Boxer, the California Democrat who just concluded four terms as U.S. Senator, has signed with Creative Artists Agency, the firm announced Wednesday.
CAA will work with the veteran politician to “develop and execute a post-office strategy that furthers her life’s work and the issues she has passionately advocated for throughout her storied career,” the agency said in a statement.
Boxer, who was first elected to the Senate in 1992, was a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, where she chaired the first-ever subcommittee focused on global women’s issues, and a member of the Democratic leadership in the Senate, serving as the Chief Deputy Whip since 2005.
She was also the ranking member on the United States Senate’s Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), as well as the Senate Select Committee on Ethics.
As Senator, she opposed bills designed to limit abortion rights; drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; and the authorization for use of military force in Iraq in 2002.
Prior to serving as Senator, Boxer worked as a journalist and then as Marin County Board of Supervisors’ first female president. She served 10 years as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives before graduating to the Senate.
In 2004, she received the most votes, at the time, in any Senate election in history.
She announced her decision to retire last year, and former California Attorney General Kamala Harris, another Democrat, was elected to succeed her and recently sworn into the position.