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California's Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she'll run for a sixth term: 'There's still so much work left to do'

California's Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she'll run for a sixth term: 'There's still so much work left to do'

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein made it official Monday: She’ll run for a sixth term in 2018.

The Democrat’s announcement came amid threats from some progressive Californians who say Feinstein’s moderate nature no longer works for a state facing the brunt of the Trump administration’s goals on healthcare, taxes and other issues. As progressive groups prepare for a primary fight, at least one big-name Democratic opponent has been silent on his potential plans to challenge Feinstein.

She seemed to acknowledge the threats in an email to supporters Monday.

“Experience counts. The ability to get things done counts. And the compassion, vigor, and stamina to make a...

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