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Dianne Feinstein

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  • Justice Dept. won't make a federal case out of a Senate-CIA spat

    The Justice Department has announced that it won’t pursue a criminal investigation of a dispute between the Senate Intelligence Committee and the CIA over whether agency staffers poached on the committee’s turf and vice versa. The...
  • CIA-Senate intelligence dispute won't lead to criminal investigation

    CIA-Senate intelligence dispute won't lead to criminal investigation
    The Justice Department announced Thursday it would not launch a criminal investigation into an embarrassing dispute between the CIA and the Senate Intelligence Committee over alleged mishandling of classified files relating to harsh CIA interrogations...
  • U.S. border crisis is draining the immigration budget

    U.S. border crisis is draining the immigration budget
    Immigration officials and Border Patrol agents will run out of money if Congress doesn't approve emergency fundsĀ  to deal with the flood of young migrants at the southwest border, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told senators...
  • Justice sees no crimes in Senate-CIA spat over torture report

    WASHINGTON The Justice Department has decided that it will not open an investigation into accusations that the Central Intelligence Agency spied on the Senate Intelligence Committee, nor will it proceed with CIA allegations that panel staffers slipped...
  • March's anger over Senate's torture report fades to silence

    WASHINGTON On March 11, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., threw a gauntlet on the floor of the Senate, explosively accusing the Central Intelligence Agency of violating the Constitution by spying on her committee...
  • GOP pans Obama's $3.7-billion border request, wants kids sent home

    The White House request for $3.7 billion to handle the crisis at the southern border has found little support in Congress, touching off what could be a lengthy negotiation to find a compromise. Republicans said Wednesday they would not approve the money...
  • Congress shouldn't muddy the waters on the EPA's Clean Water Act rule

     Congress shouldn't muddy the waters on the EPA's Clean Water Act rule
    The Clean Water Act, which has been on the books since 1972,, has slowed the degradation of the nation's lakes, rivers and streams by blocking polluters from using waterways as sewers. Careful oversight by the Environmental Protection Agency has brought...
  • July 7 Letters: Hobby Lobby, Obama's authority, Redskins

    Right to object The term contraceptive is the combining of two words, i.e., "contra" which has the meaning "against." The term, "ceptive," of course is short for the full-term conception — the merging of a male sperm with a female egg. Thus a...
  • U.S. Supreme Court's refusals affect California interests

    U.S. Supreme Court's refusals affect California interests
    A California law barring therapy aimed at converting the sexual orientation of minors from gay to straight withstood a legal challenge as the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal arguing that the statute violates free speech rights. In...
  • What Sen. Feinstein missed on immigration

    To the editor: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) appropriately speaks out for more humane handling of the massive, tragic problem of Central American children escaping terrible homeland conditions to come here illegally. ("Sen. Dianne Feinstein: Here's how...
  • More efficient cable boxes are in the works

    To the editor: Your recent article on the energy efficiency of set-top boxes claims the devices are the second-biggest energy users in many homes. Actually, the total energy use by set-top boxes ranks below many other home energy uses, including heating,...