Senator Dianne Feinstein

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Former ICE Head: Sheriff ‘Just Making Excuses’ In Fatal Shooting Of Woman On San Francisco Pier

A former Immigration and Customs Enforcement official has launched the latest salvo in the finger-pointing war over the case of the illegal immigrant who allegedly shot and killed a woman at San Francisco Pier 14.

07/07/2015

The face of Julian Assange the founder of the website specialised in publishing secret documents WikiLeaks. (THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate Creating Secret Encyclopedia Of US Spy Programs

Trying to get a handle on hundreds of sensitive, closely held surveillance programs, a Senate committee is compiling a secret encyclopedia of American intelligence collection. Senator Dianne Feinstein initiated the effort in 2013.

04/08/2015

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Feinstein Encouraged By Pres. Obama’s Pledge To ‘Degrade And Destroy’ ISIS

After calling President Barack Obama “too cautious” earlier this week, Senator Dianne Feinstein said she’s encouraged by his pledge to “degrade and destroy” the Islamic militant group that has beheaded two American journalists.

09/04/2014

Aerial view of The Presidio and the San Francisco Bay (Presidio Trust)

Phil Matier: Lucas Downsizes Presidio Museum Proposal, But Is It Enough?

The Presidio Trust is looking at plans for highly-sought after land in Crissy Field. One proposal is backed by filmmaker George Lucas.

01/25/2014

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 Blasts Karzai Over Refusal To Sign Deal

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein had strong words about Afghanistan’s president for refusing to sign an agreement governing the future of the American troop presence in his country.

12/01/2013

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

Senator Feinstein Pushes To End Forced-Feedings At Guantanamo Bay

The chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee says she’s against the force-feeding of hunger strikers at the Guantanamo Bay detention center and she’s expressed her concerns to the secretary of defense.

06/21/2013

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

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

Libyan civilians help an unconscious man, identified by eyewitnesses as U.S. ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, at the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi in the early hours of September 12, 2012, following an overnight attack on the building. (AFP/GettyImages)

Feinstein: Intelligence Mistake, Inadequate Security To Blame For Libyan Terror Attack

The head of the U.S. Senate’s Intelligence Committee said Tuesday that it appeared an intelligence flaw and inadequate security were to blame for the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the American Embassy in Benghazi, Libya that claimed the lives of Ambassador Chris Stevens, a Bay Area native, and three others.

10/17/2012

Jerry Brown speaks to supporters during a rally at the California Democratic Convention 2007 in San Diego. (Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

CBS 5 Poll: California’s Democratic Leaders Lack Majority Approval Ratings

California’s top elected Democratic officials all lack majority approval ratings, according to a new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll of the state’s voters that was released Tuesday.

07/17/2012

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