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Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Quoted: Barbara Boxer just needs a lift

A staffer tucks a box behind the podium to give Sen. Barbara Boxer, right, a boost during a press conference on Wednesday. (C-SPAN)

“Queen Elizabeth did one of these things, and all you saw was her hat. I’m trying not to repeat that.”

Sen. Barbara Boxer(D-Calif.) sending aides scrambling for something she could stand on (they eventually found a cardboard box) so she'd be visible behind a too-high podium, in an exchange captured on C-SPAN before a press conference Wednesday. (see video. . . )

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