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Dianne Feinstein

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) stands next to a display of assault weapons during a news conference January 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Feinstein Calls NRA ‘An Institution Of Gun Manufacturers’

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who’s leading the push to restore an assault weapon ban, acknowledged on Sunday that the effort faces tough odds to pass Congress and she blamed the nation’s largest gun-rights group.

01/28/2013

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) stands next to a display of assault weapons during a news conference January 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Feinstein, Democrats Reintroduce Assault Weapon Ban

Congressional Democrats are reintroducing legislation to ban assault weapons but the measure faces long odds even after last month’s mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

01/24/2013

Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Feinstein, Conn. Senators Set To Propose Assault Weapons Ban

Connecticut’s two U.S. senators are joining forces with California Sen. Dianne Feinstein and other key senators, proposing a retooled federal ban on assault weapons in the wake of the deadly Newtown school shooting.

01/23/2013

Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Feinstein Says NRA All Wrong About Preventing School Shootings

California’s senior U.S. Senator is one of many local lawmakers who denounced the National Rifle Association’s call for armed police officers in every school on Friday.

12/21/2012

Katherine Feinstein

Senator Feinstein’s Daughter Retiring From Judgeship; Open To Running For Office

Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s daughter is retiring after 12 years as a California judge.

12/20/2012

Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Feinstein Joins Senators Criticizing Bin Laden Movie ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

The three members of the Senate Intelligence committee – Dianne Feinstein, Carl Levin and John McCain – told the president and CEO of Sony that he has an obligation to say that torture in the hunt for Osama bin Laden was fiction and not based on fact.

12/19/2012

Detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, also known as Gitmo. (John Moore/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Guantanamo Detainees Can Be Moved To US

The controversial detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, could be closed and the 166 detainees being held there could be absorbed safely by U.S. prisons, a report commissioned by Sen. Dianne Feinstein says.

11/28/2012

Kinde Durkee

Former Feinstein Campaign Treasurer Gets 8 Years In Prison For Fraud

A judge has sentenced a former Democratic campaign treasurer to eight years in federal prison for defrauding high-profile clients, including U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, of at least $7 million.

11/28/2012

President Obama Holds Election Night Event In Chicago

Feinstein Says Obama Must Seize ‘Mandate’ To Avoid ‘Fiscal Cliff’

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said Wednesday that President Barack Obama’s re-election gives him a mandate to work with Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff” that would cause massive job losses in California.

11/07/2012

Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Feinstein Wins 4th Term By Wide Margin; Dems Keep Senate

California voters decisively endorsed long-serving U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday, sending the powerful Democrat back to the nation’s capital for a fourth term.

11/06/2012

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