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