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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. obits
    Dianne Feinstein Has Died at 90She was the country’s longest-serving female senator.
  4. power
    Dianne Feinstein, the InstitutionalistShe fought for gun control, civil rights, and abortion access for half a century. Where did it all go wrong?
  5. gerontocracy
    Dianne Feinstein Briefly Hospitalized After Fall at HomeThe 90-year-old senator’s team said that her “scans were clear.”
  6. 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.
  7. politics
    What We Know About Dianne Feinstein’s Health ComplicationsThe senator was sidelined for months with a case of shingles that was worse than her team let on.
  8. 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.
  9. early and often
    Dianne Feinstein’s Return Is a Ghoulish SpectacleThe senator has become a symbol of deep political rot.
  10. the inside game
    Gavin Newsom Isn’t Supposed to Be Doing ThisThe Feinstein dilemma looms over the wannabe face of Democrats.
  11. 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?
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. politics
    Dianne Feinstein Will Retire at the End of Her TermCandidates have already been lining up to replace the longest-serving female senator in U.S. history.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. the national interest
    Dianne Feinstein’s Confused Nostalgia for the FilibusterThe system worked in the old days, before the filibuster was routine.
  18. power
    If Dianne Feinstein Is ‘Seriously Struggling,’ We Deserve to KnowA new New Yorker report raises difficult and sensitive questions about Feinstein’s fitness — but they’re important ones.
  19. 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.
  20. last night on late night
    Senator Dianne Feinstein Roasts Kids Over Green New Deal in Cut SNL SketchShe’s gonna need a do-over.
  21. 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.”
  22. sundance 2019
    Annette Bening’s Portrayal of Dianne Feinstein Isn’t About ‘Propping Up AnybodyThough she does know the senator personally.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. the kavanaugh hearings
    White House Apparently ‘Will Not Allow’ the FBI to Interview Kavanaugh and FordAccording to a statement from Sen. Feinstein.
  26. the kavanaugh hearings
    Senator Feinstein: ‘Our Institutions Have Not Progressed’The senator opened the Kavanaugh hearing with powerful statements on sexual assault.
  27. the kavanaugh hearings
    Dianne Feinstein Interrupted by Chuck Grassley Minutes Into Kavanaugh HearingAlready off to a great start.
  28. the kavanaugh hearings
    What to Expect During Christine Blasey Ford’s Senate Judiciary HearingChristine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh will both testify.
  29. the kavanaugh hearings
    Dianne Feinstein Was Right to Grant Christine Blasey Ford Her PrivacyBut she could have handled the allegations much better.
  30. sexual assault
    Read the Letter Accusing Brett Kavanaugh of Sexual AssaultThe harrowing letter sent to Senator Dianne Feinstein this summer by Kavanaugh’s accuser has been made public.
  31. the kavanaugh hearings
    Feinstein Had Secret Letter About Kavanaugh, Reportedly About Sexual MisconductThe Democratic senator said she has referred the letter to federal investigators.
  32. the kavanaugh hearings
    The Best Moments From Women Senators at the Kavanaugh HearingsThey held Brett Kavanaugh accountable during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. Feinstein Announces Reelection Bid, Likely to Face PrimaryThere may be a crowded field on her left.
  37. politics
    The Comey Hearing Didn’t Stop Senator Dianne Feinstein From Wearing SeersuckerShe’s not one to balk at tradition.
  38. bills bills bills
    There Could Finally Be a Bill Regulating the Safety of Beauty ProductsTwo female senators are proposing the Personal Care Products Safety Act.
  39. 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.”
  40. torture report
    CIA Director Still Won’t Quite Say Torture Was Actually TortureSaid the abuse was the fault of a few bad apples.
  41. politics
    Women Politicians and the Relatability ProblemWhy the assumption that men won’t connect to female candidates?
  42. weird things
    Dianne Feinstein Once Startled a Drone and Made It CrashWeird.
  43. 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…”
  44. gun control
    Assault Weapons Ban Probably Isn’t HappeningIt won’t be part of the Senate Democrats’ gun bill.
  45. tedious men
    Watch Ted Cruz Mansplain the Second Amendment to Dianne FeinsteinLike high school civics class but more condescending.
  46. pop quiz
    Identify the Gun-Control Quote: Obama, Feinstein, or Reagan?Take the quiz!
  47. gun control
    Feinstein to Introduce Assault Weapons Ban“It can be done,” she said. 
  48. politics
    Aurora Shooting Unlikely to Revive the Gun Control DebateLawmakers have mostly avoided speaking about the issue.
  49. civil rites
    RNC Head Says Gay Marriage Isn’t Civil RightsOthers also have opinions. 
  50. 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.
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