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Dianne Feinstein

  1. feminism
    Dianne Feinstein Blazed a Trail to RuinThe senator’s death leaves behind a complex legacy.
  2. politics
    Dianne Feinstein Dead at 90; Tributes Pour inThe trailblazing California senator, who resisted calls to resign over visible health problems, died on Thursday evening.
  3. power
    Dianne Feinstein, the InstitutionalistShe fought for gun control, civil rights, and abortion access for half a century. Where did it all go wrong?
  4. gerontocracy
    Dianne Feinstein Briefly Hospitalized After Fall at HomeThe 90-year-old senator’s team said that her “scans were clear.”
  5. early and often
    Poll: Californians Deem Dianne Feinstein Unfit to ServeHer political capital is finally running out, though Californians are unsure about what should happen next with her Senate seat.
  6. early and often
    Nancy Pelosi’s Eldest Daughter Is Dianne Feinstein’s Secret CaretakerWith her daughter at Feinstein’s side, there are worries that Pelosi could complicate California’s succession crisis if the ailing senator resigns.
  7. early and often
    Dianne Feinstein’s Return Is a Ghoulish SpectacleThe senator has become a symbol of deep political rot.
  8. the inside game
    Gavin Newsom Isn’t Supposed to Be Doing ThisThe Feinstein dilemma looms over the wannabe face of Democrats.
  9. feminism
    Leave Dianne Feinstein AloneWhat is feminism for if not to protect the right of 89-year-old multimillionaires to keep their jobs at the public’s expense?
  10. early and often
    Feinstein Crisis Deepens With Biden Judges Stuck in LimboRepublicans are sabotaging a work-around that would have let Democrats temporarily replace the ailing senator on the Judiciary Committee.
  11. early and often
    3 House Democrats Will Face Off in California’s Senate RaceRo Khanna declined to run and endorsed Barbara Lee, setting up a race between Lee, Adam Schiff, and Katie Porter for Dianne Feinstein’s seat.
  12. early and often
    Dianne Feinstein Says She’ll Retire As Would-be Successors Line UpHer long Senate career comes to an awkward end with an announcement that will speed up the expensive and competitive contest to occupy her seat.
  13. presidential line of succession
    Californians Move Toward Lock on Presidential SuccessionIf Feinstein becomes the next Senate president pro tem, she joins VP Harris and a California House Speaker in the chain of presidential succession.
  14. the national interest
    Dianne Feinstein’s Confused Nostalgia for the FilibusterThe system worked in the old days, before the filibuster was routine.
  15. the democrats
    Some Senate Democrats Value Susan Collins’s Friendship More Than PowerCollins does the bidding of plutocrats and pro-lifers. Democrats probably can’t govern unless she loses — but some are rooting for her, anyway.
  16. green new deal
    Dianne Feinstein Fumbles in Meeting With Young Activists Over Green New DealSenator Feinstein, to climate activists as young as 7 years old: “I was elected by a million vote plurality. And I know what I’m doing.”
  17. 2018 midterms
    Halloween Polling Update: Both Tricks and Treats for Democrats and RepublicansThere’s good news for Democrats in Kansas and Utah, and for Republicans in North Dakota and Tennessee.
  18. 2018 midterms
    Republican Hatred for Dianne Feinstein Is Making Her Lefty Opponent CompetitiveKevin de León is probably lucky he doesn’t have the money to let his Republican supporters know how progressive he is.
  19. Republican Voters Are Sitting Out California’s Senate RaceFor the moment, half of California Republicans intend to sit out the Senate race and let Democrats choose between Feinstein and de León.
  20. California Democrats Endorse de León Over FeinsteinFeinstein remains the favorite, but the party endorsement keeps de León alive, with the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings taking on a new dimension.
  21. 3 Bombshell Claims in the Leaked Testimony on Trump and RussiaDemocrats just released testimony on the Christopher Steele dossier that Republicans don’t want you to see.
  22. Feinstein Announces Reelection Bid, Likely to Face PrimaryThere may be a crowded field on her left.
  23. Senate Building Super-Secret Spy Encyclopedia“There are hundreds of programs we have found … sprinkled all over. Many people in the departments don’t even know [they] are going on.”
  24. torture report
    CIA Director Still Won’t Quite Say Torture Was Actually TortureSaid the abuse was the fault of a few bad apples.
  25. weird things
    Dianne Feinstein Once Startled a Drone and Made It CrashWeird.
  26. spy games
    Dianne Feinstein Is Pissed About Alleged CIA Agent Ryan Fogle’s ‘Stupid Wig’“To have anybody that represents us wandering around in that stupid wig…”
  27. gun control
    Assault Weapons Ban Probably Isn’t HappeningIt won’t be part of the Senate Democrats’ gun bill.
  28. pop quiz
    Identify the Gun-Control Quote: Obama, Feinstein, or Reagan?Take the quiz!
  29. gun control
    Feinstein to Introduce Assault Weapons Ban“It can be done,” she said. 
  30. politics
    Aurora Shooting Unlikely to Revive the Gun Control DebateLawmakers have mostly avoided speaking about the issue.
  31. civil rites
    RNC Head Says Gay Marriage Isn’t Civil RightsOthers also have opinions. 
  32. loose lips
    Julian Assange Arrested in Britain Over Swedish Sex Charges [Updated]More details emerge about Assange’s accusers; Senator Feinstein urges prosecution under the Espionage Act.
  33. early and awful
    Someone Is Killing Off Patrick Leahy, Dianne Feinstein, and Frank LautenbergHoax death notices are being e-mailed to news organizations.
  34. gossipmonger
    Bethenny Frankel and the Hot ‘Lipstick Jungle’ Star Went on a ‘Date’Which means either that dude has a real thing for cougars or it was a publicity stunt. That, and more wheat and chaff in our daily gossip roundup.
  35. early and often
    Secret Clinton-Obama Rendezvous Makes Reporters Go BonkersThe ‘Times,’ finding nothing to report about the secret meeting, talks to reporters to see how they feel about looking for it.