• News
  • Sport

Sen. Dianne Feinstein announces she's running for reelection

Sen. Dianne Feinstein announces she's running for reelection

The Democratic Party's progressive wing and liberal journalists were quick to vocally oppose Sen.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) officially declared her intention to run for reelection Monday, ending months of speculation about her future and probably avoiding what would have been an intense scramble of Golden State politics to succeed her.

Feinstein, the oldest USA senator, was first elected to the chamber in 1992, in a special election. But in an era of all-out ideological resistance to the Trump presidency, she has drawn fire from progressives for some of her more moderate stances.

"After 47 years in elected office and 25 years in the Senate, she continues to cling to office as a voice for the status quo", Khanna continued. "The fact that the establishment is rallying around her re-election shows that DC insiders continue to privilege protecting one of their own over the voters' concerns", added Khanna, who emphasized he is not considering a run for the seat.

Feinstein said her narrowly-tailored proposal should be sufficient to earn bipartisan support, but so far, no Republican has signed on as a co-sponsor.

Bangladesh to move 800000 Rohingya into single camp
Bloody riots in 2012 forced over 100,000 Rohingya to flee to refugee camps in southeast Bangladesh , where many still live. They plan to expand an existing camp near the border town of Cox's Bazar so that it can accommodate around 800,000 people.

'Perfect Imperfections' empowers survivors of breast cancer
Hearts broke across the country when Julia Louis-Dreyfus revealed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer just last week. Women should know how their breasts normally look and feel and report any changes to a health care provider right away.

McDonald's Is Bringing Back Its Szechuan Sauce
Of course, it hasn't even been 24 hours since the season finale of Rick and Morty and I'm already starting to go into withdrawal. At first, the chain did almost nothing - it tweeted the words "McNugga Lubba Dub Dub" in a reply to @ RickandMorty .

According to the Los Angeles Times, Garcetti wrote, "In this topsy-turvy world of the Trump administration, we need her seniority and her experience now, more than ever", in an invitation to the fundraiser, which he is co-hosting with his wife, Amy Wakeland.

Sen. Kamala Harris, California's other senator, released a statement supporting Feinstein's reelection bid.

Feinstein announced the run on social media on Monday, noting her desire to keep fighting for various issues facing the country. "Her policies are completely out of touch with California Democrats, and we think she'd be more at home in a Republican primary", said Corbin Trent of the Bernie Sanders-inspired group Justice Democrats, vowing to back a primary challenger.

The 84-year-old Feinstein has, until this week, deflected questions about seeking a full fifth term, telling NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday: "I'm in a position where I can be effective".

UPDATED 4:01 P.M.: This post was updated to include Marinucci's tweet on Khanna urging people to challenge Feinstein in the Democratic primary.

Leave Your Comment

Leave Your Comment


Latest News

  • Vegas shooter booked room facing Lollapalooza in Chicago

    Vegas shooter booked room facing Lollapalooza in Chicago

    Though activity like this generates an alert, officials said they get tens of thousands of similar alerts every week. As you already know, Paddock checked into a room situated on the 32nd floor at the Mandalay Bay Hotel.
    President Trump expels 15 Cuban diplomats following mysterious 'sonic attacks'

    President Trump expels 15 Cuban diplomats following mysterious 'sonic attacks'

    Obviously Cuba remains the main suspect since the attacks occurred on the island, but Canadian diplomats have also been attacked. So far, our government has not said that it has found evidence that Cuba is responsible for the sonic attacks on USA personnel.
    Google is building competitor to the Amazon Echo Show, says report

    Google is building competitor to the Amazon Echo Show, says report

    All the models released by mid 2018 in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany would be Alexa compatible. Amazon also unveiled tiny " Echo Button " devices that can be configured to work and control an Amazon Echo .
  • Trump Warns of Calm Before Storm

    Trump Warns of Calm Before Storm

    During the event honouring the Hispanic community for its contributions to the US, Trump said: "You teach our children". Tensions have also escalated between the USA and North Korea recently.
    Sessions ends transgender workplace protections

    Sessions ends transgender workplace protections

    The document has already been criticized by its opponents as oppressive to women and the LGBT community. Discrimination against transgender people is sex discrimination, just as DOJ recognized years ago.
    IOS 11.0.2 Official Release Fixes Crackling Calls on iPhone 8

    IOS 11.0.2 Official Release Fixes Crackling Calls on iPhone 8

    Apple iPhone X 256GB storage variant is in high demand in the USA , according to a new research from RBC Capital Markets . Granted, it is possible that an extremely small amount suffer from this problem , but only time will tell.
  • Google Home Mini Walmart Listing Goes Up Prematurely

    The Google Home Mini is set to have all the same functionality as the full sized Google Home without the decent speaker. These "b" images have been replaced with a single black pixel in the latest version of the Google Home app.
    Three killed as militants attack airport security camp in Indian-controlled Kashmir

    Three killed as militants attack airport security camp in Indian-controlled Kashmir

    Kashmir rebels have battled Indian forces for decades, demanding either independence or a merger with Pakistan . The second militant was killed between 10 to 10.30am and last one was killed around 2pm.
    Miami Dolphins v New Orleans Saints on TV?

    Miami Dolphins v New Orleans Saints on TV?

    He totaled just 13 touches (12 rushes, 1 catch) for 54 yards as the Dolphins have now scored just 6 points in the last two weeks. For Miami, meanwhile, it's safe to say the team is nearing crisis mode after such a lackluster performance Sunday .
  • Trump guts Obamacare's contraceptive mandate

    Trump guts Obamacare's contraceptive mandate

    Nonetheless, he anxious that the new rules would set a precedent for undermining basic health benefits required under federal law. The American Civil Liberties Union filed such a lawsuit less than three hours after the rules were issued.
    Android Wear section removed from the Google Store

    Android Wear section removed from the Google Store

    In addition, last month, Google announced that similar to Android Wear 2.0, Version 1.0 will also have standalone apps. But, we will update this space if we discover anything new in this particular version of Google Play Store .
    NEW Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Goose Bay

    NEW Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Goose Bay

    The Air France company qualified the incident as serious and praised the way pilots and the crew coped with it. Canada following a "serious injury" on one of its four reactors, announced the company on Saturday in Paris.
  • Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown

    Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown

    Investigators now believe Paddock meant to survive the massacre, Las Vegas police Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said. Authorities are grasping to find a motive for Paddock, a 64-year-old retiree and high-stakes gambler.
    AIFF to make logistical arrangements for parents of U-17 boys

    AIFF to make logistical arrangements for parents of U-17 boys

    Besides the two titles, they have finished runners-up twice (1993 and 1997) while finishing third in the 1999 edition. The 21-member USA team came from Dubai where they had a seven-day camp, preparing for the U-17 World Cup.
    Google, Facebook and Twitter put out fake news on Las Vegas massacre

    Google, Facebook and Twitter put out fake news on Las Vegas massacre

    The Gateway Pundit said the attacker was reportedly an anti-Trump Democrat, a lover of liberal TV host Rachel Maddow, and a "far-left loon".
  • Here's a Preview of Halo Recruit Running in Mixed Reality

    Here's a Preview of Halo Recruit Running in Mixed Reality

    With more than 20,000 apps in the library - including Cortana, as demonstrated onstage - that's a lot of content from day one. At Microsoft's Windows Mixed Reality event, conducted today both Microsoft and Samsung have officially disclosed it at last.
    Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST

    Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST

    The Weather Service said showers and thunderstorms are likely Thursday night to Friday night , with over an inch of rain possible. Lows through this period will be in the mid-60s with partly cloudy conditions and have south winds at 5-10 miles per hour .
    Apple Explains iPhone X Face ID Security

    Apple Explains iPhone X Face ID Security

    Earlier today, Jio director Akash Ambani launched iPhone 8 and 8 Plus smartphones at Reliance Jio's headquarters in Navi Mumbai. Amazon is also offering some special deals on the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus in association with Reliance Jio.

Breaking News



Recommended

Google Pixel 2 Series to Have Better Offline Presence in India

It's up to you how much of a loss that is, though: wireless charging still doesn't have the range to be particularly useful yet. No, in typical Google fashion it did not stock up enough units so it could be December before you get to own your panda XL.

Saudi Arabia agrees to buy Russian S-400 air defense system

Additionally, Russia's state atomic corporation Rosatom and the Saudi Energy Ministry signed a nuclear energy cooperation accord. Putin and King Selman are also expected to establish an investment fund of about $1 billion to support energy projects.

Google to Provide Emergency Cell Service to Puerto Rico Via Balloons

Google's balloons received approval to fly over Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands for up to six months, according to the FCC note.

Heynckes set to succeed Ancelotti at crisis-hit Bayern

Jupp Heynckes poseing with four trophies after giving his farewell press conference in Munich, southern Germany, on June 4, 2013. The conversations that Uli Hoeness, Hasan Salihamidzic and I have now led, have also shown this again.

Sir Edward Heath abuse claims

Around 1991, indecently assaulting a male aged between 12 and 14 during a "chance encounter in private gardens". The report says the alleged incident happened within the London area covered by the Metropolitan police.

United States seeks 'new Israel' in region, Khamenei says of Iraq Kurd referendum

As the Iraq war unfolded in 2003, and later the crisis in Syria, Turkey grew concerned over American support to Iraqi Kurds. Mr Erdogan said on Saturday that Iraqi Kurdistan "will pay a price" for the "unacceptable" referendum.

In Iraq's tinderbox city, referendum sparks fears of sectarian war

Turkey fears that the emergence of an independent Kurdish state on its border will stoke separatist feeling in its own Kurdish minority.

Rohit Sharma Topples MS Dhoni & Sachin Tendulkar on Way to Peak 6000

After a brief partnership between Stoinis and Head, the Kangaroos ended with only 242 runs and lost 9 wickets in the process. Wade has failed to make a double-figure score in his past seven global innings across both Test and one-day cricket.

Russell Westbrook's mega-contract could impact his decision on future — Paul George

Because of Westbrook's contract extension, there's at least a better chance that George and Anthony will choose do to do the same. After all, from a financial perspective, there may be no more reason for Westbrook to hold out on signing the contract extension.

Why rockfalls happen in Yosemite

No injuries were reported from the subsequent rockfall, but debris forced the NPS to enforce a detour route for Yosemite Valley . Yosemite National Park identified the man Thursday as Andrew Foster , 32. "Yosemite is just a really active, wild place".