Media bashed urging Joe Biden to skip presidential debates

2022 Campaign 08/04/20, 03:42

Political pundits and the mainstream media are going all-in on pushing presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden not to debate President Donald Trump this fall. Their efforts have intensified in recent weeks, playing out across the editorial pages of the nation's leading newspapers, network television, and social media. In an op-ed ...

Dianne Feinstein seeks to block federal funds to states without mask mandates

U.S. 07/17/20, 04:48

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Thursday, July 16, said that she will propose an amendment to the next CCP Virus (coronavirus) aid legislation that would force states to implement a mask mandate. “Research shows that masks reduce transmission of the coronavirus. CDC Director Redfield said this surge in COVID-19 [CCP Virus] ...

Feinstein joins call for Santa Anita to suspend racing

U.S. 06/10/19, 18:27

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has joined the California Horse Racing Board in calling for Santa Anita to immediately suspend the remainder of its meet after the deaths of two more horses last weekend.A total of 29 horses have now died since the track opened for the season in December. The ...

Former US Rep. Ellen Tauscher of California dies at 67

U.S. 04/30/19, 13:50

Former Democratic Rep. Ellen Tauscher of California, a trailblazer for women in the world of finance who served in Congress for more than a decade before joining the Obama administration, died of complications from pneumonia, her family said Tuesday. She was 67.Tauscher died Monday at Stanford University Medical Center surrounded ...

Collins, Feinstein want a Smithsonian Women’s History Museum

U.S. 03/31/19, 20:29

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, of Maine, and Dianne Feinstein, of California, want to create a Smithsonian Women's History Museum. They've introduced a bipartisan bill to establish the museum in Washington, D.C. Collins said women have made invaluable contributions to the nation, and that "a museum recognizing these achievements and experiences is long ...

Text of letter announcing AG Barr received Mueller report

Politics 03/22/19, 17:30

Attorney General William Barr delivered a letter to Congress on Friday notifying the leaders of the Judiciary committees that special counsel Robert Mueller had submitted his report on the Russia investigation. The letter was addressed to Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York, ...

Sen. Feinstein debates children over climate change

U.S. 02/23/19, 14:50

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and a group of San Francisco Bay Area students squared off over climate change in a sometimes tense exchange captured on video and widely shared on social media. The 15-minute video of the impromptu Friday meeting captures the students and Feinstein debating the merits of the Green ...

Ex-California senator de Leon eyes Los Angeles City Council

U.S. 02/11/19, 15:48

Former Democratic state Sen. Kevin de Leon has set his sights on Los Angeles City Hall.The Los Angeles Times reports that De Leon said Monday that he plans to run to replace Councilman Jose Huizar. The announcement comes three months after he unsuccessfully tried to unseat U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein ...

Amazon picks up CIA torture investigation film ‘The Report’

Entertainment 01/28/19, 11:22

Vice Studios has announced that Amazon Studios has acquired the worldwide rights to the CIA torture investigation film "The Report."Vice produced the film and made the announcement Monday following an all-night bidding war for the buzzy political film."The Report" stars Adam Driver as senate staffer Daniel Jones, who investigates the ...

Sundance Film Festival unveils 2019 feature film slate

Entertainment 11/28/18, 16:03

Annette Bening plays Senator Dianne Feinstein, Zac Efron takes on Ted Bundy, Awkwafina dives into a dramatic role, and Harvey Weinstein gets a documentary spotlight in films that will premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in January.The Sundance Institute revealed on Wednesday 111 feature films, culled from 4,018 submissions, ...

Update: Feinstein cancels stop at rally due to illness

U.S. 11/04/18, 20:24

The Latest on California election activity (all times local): 4:15 p.m. U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has canceled an appearance at a gun control rally in Orange County. Feinstein's campaign manager Jeff Millman says she is getting over a cold. She was scheduled to speak Sunday evening at an event alongside student activists from the ...

Update: De Leon, Feinstein offer different priorities

U.S. 10/17/18, 15:37

The Latest on a debate between U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and opponent Kevin de Leon (all times local):12:15 p.m.Democrat Kevin de Leon says he'd focus on immigration and climate change if elected to the U.S. Senate. Incumbent Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she'd focus on the economy.The two are squaring off ...

Feinstein and rival de Leon, both Democrats, set to debate

California 10/17/18, 01:30

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and fellow Democrat Kevin de Leon are set to face off Wednesday in their only scheduled debate ahead of Election Day.It's Feinstein's first appearance with an election opponent since 2000 and a chance for de Leon to directly attack her as he searches for a badly-needed ...

California man charged after threatening to kill Feinstein

California 10/11/18, 17:17

A Southern California man has been arrested after authorities say he sent an email threatening to kill U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.Authorities say Craig Shaver of Lancaster sent a Sept. 30 email to the senator. Other details weren't disclosed.Prosecutors said Thursday that Shaver, who has a 1991 grand theft conviction, attempted ...

Lock her up? Now it’s Dianne Feinstein instead of Clinton

U.S. 10/10/18, 00:32

Chants of "Lock her up!" rang once again throughout an Iowa arena as President Donald Trump rallied supporters Tuesday night.But this time, the staple of Trump's 2016 campaign against Democrat Hillary Clinton had a new target: California Sen. Dianne Feinstein.Trump, who was in the state boosting Republican candidates ahead of ...

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