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)

Dems Dump Feinstein’s Assault Weapons Ban From Gun Bill

An assault weapons ban won’t be in the gun-control legislation that Democrats bring to the Senate floor next month, a decision that means the ban’s chances of survival now are all but hopeless.

03/19/2013

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speaks to the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol March 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Feinstein’s Weapons Ban Passes Committee After Heated Debate

A Senate committee approved an assault weapons ban Thursday on a party-line vote that signaled how difficult it will be for the proposal to survive in the full Senate.

03/14/2013

An AR-15 is seen for sale on the wall at the National Armory gun store on January 16, 2013 in Pompano Beach, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Feinstein’s Gun Control Bill Debated In Emotional Committee Hearing

Senator Dianne Feinstein called for a new assault weapons ban at an emotional Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, where a father of a victim from the Sandy Hook tragedy testified.

02/27/2013

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)

Gun Rights Advocates Gather Outside Senator Feinstein’s SF Office

A handful of guns rights supporters gathered in front of California U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein’s San Francisco office to protest her proposed assault weapons ban. Meanwhile she faces an uphill battle on Capitol Hill to push her assault weapons ban through a senate judiciary committee.

01/30/2013

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)

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

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