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By Lisa Desjardins
Democratic Rep. Katie Porter of California said Tuesday she will seek the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a fellow Democrat and the oldest member of the chamber.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Saturday, more than 220,000 migrants arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border in March, setting a 22-year high. Also, nearly 5,000 people are under evacuation orders as a massive wildfire rages across New Mexico, former head of the…
During the Senate Judiciary Committee's Supreme Court confirmation hearings Sen. Dianne Feinstein asked Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson about abortion and gender equality in the judicial system.
Feinstein, who was the first female senator on the committee to question Jackson and one of just four women on the 22-person committee, asked Jackson about achieving near gender equity on the high court.
By Hannah Grabenstein
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is declining to say whether she thinks Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that established the right to abortion, should be struck down.
Feinstein, the top Democrat on the panel, says the president has promised to appoint justices who will vote to undo the Obama-era Affordable Care Act.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Steven Menashi refused to answer questions from Democratic Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California and Dick Durbin of Illinois about his work on immigration issues, including a policy to separate migrant children from their families…
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Wednesday in her opening statement at the committee’s hearing on Mueller’s Russia report that she had asked Chairman Lindsey Graham to invite the special counsel. Graham has said he doesn’t think Mueller needs to testify.
Voters first sent Feinstein to Washington in 1992. At 85, she is the oldest current U.S. senator.
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