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Dianne Feinstein

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  • Feinstein delays release of heavily redacted CIA torture report

    WASHINGTON The release of the scathing findings of an investigation into the CIA's use of waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods will be delayed "until further notice" because the Obama administration blacked out large portions, the...
  • Release CIA report: Their Take

    Release CIA report More than a year and a half ago, the Senate Intelligence Committee approved a voluminous report on the CIA's detention and interrogation of suspected terrorists after 9/11. Those who have read the report say it concludes that the...
  • The intelligence community keeps lying

     The intelligence community keeps lying
    A diplomat was once defined as someone whose job is to lie for his country. That's apparently what makes diplomats different from intelligence officers, whose function is to lie to their country. How else can you explain why CIA Director John Brennan...
  • Free the CIA torture report

    More than a year and a half ago, the Senate Intelligence Committee approved a voluminous report on the CIA's detention and interrogation of suspected terrorists after 9/11. Those who have read the report say it concludes that the agency used brutal and...
  • CIA admits it broke into Senate computers; senators call for spy chief's ouster

    WASHINGTON An internal CIA investigation confirmed allegations that agency personnel improperly intruded into a protected database used by Senate Intelligence Committee staff to compile a scathing report on the agency's detention and interrogation...
  • Obama concedes CIA 'torture' but still supports embattled director

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday that CIA interrogators tortured suspected terrorists but voiced "full confidence" in CIA Director John Brennan despite criticism from Congress and the public. Obama rhetorically conceded that...
  • U.S. Atty. Andre Birotte confirmed by Senate for federal judgeship

    U.S. Atty. Andre Birotte confirmed by Senate for federal judgeship
    The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed the nomination of Andre Birotte Jr., U.S. attorney for the Central District of California, to serve as a district court judge in Los Angeles. President Obama nominated Birotte, who has served as the L.A....
  • Citing redactions, Feinstein delays release of report on CIA interrogations

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration censored significant portions of the findings of an investigation into the CIA's use of harsh interrogation methods on suspected terrorists, forcing the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee to delay their...
  • Congress shouldn't honor the pope — or anyone else

    Liberals sure love Pope Francis, and now they’re faulting House Republicans for not seconding their emotion. The GOP is providing only minimal support for a congressional resolution congratulating the pope on his election and offering a litany of...
  • Obama officials, Senate intelligence panel spar over deletions from torture report

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration and the Senate Intelligence Committee are sparring over the administration's deletions of fake names from the public version of a long-awaited report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation methods on suspected...
  • Lawmakers have competing ideas about expanding Yosemite

    WASHINGTON Two veteran California lawmakers are at loggerheads over how to expand Yosemite National Park. A House Republican and House Democrat now have competing bills folding nearly 1,600 acres in Mariposa County into the park's boundaries. They...