Sen. Dianne Feinstein

The leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees say the terrorism threat against the United States is increasing and Americans aren't as safe as they were a year or two ago. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Senate, House Intelligence Heads Agree On Rising US Terrorism Threat

The leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees say the terrorism threat against the United States is increasing and Americans aren’t as safe as they were a year or two ago.

12/01/2013

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., reportedly made a comparison between “boatloads of Jewish immigrants” turned away from the U.S. as they attempted escape from Nazi Germany during World War II and the current influx of illegal immigrants coming across the border today. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Feinstein Blasts Karzai Over Refusal To Sign Deal

Sen. Dianne Feinstein has strong words about Afghanistan’s president for refusing to sign an agreement governing the future of the American troop presence in his country.

12/01/2013

Feinstein: ‘No Clemency’ For Snowden, Info Should Have Been Brought To Congress

The White House and the heads of the intelligence committees in Congress are rejecting a plea for clemency by National Security Agency-contractor-turned-fugitive Edward Snowden.

11/03/2013

File photo of Sen. Dianne Feinstein, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Feinstein Says ‘UK Makes A Difference’ Hours Before They Vote Against Syria Attack

Sen. Dianne Feinstein stated that the support and participation of the United Kingdom would make a difference to the administration of President Barack Obama as he continues to contemplate a military strike against Syria in retaliation for alleged chemical attacks. She made the comments hours before British parliament voted against military action in Syria late Thursday, leaving only the United States and France as the core of any coalition for action.

08/30/2013

File photo of people accessing the Internet. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Libertarian, Progressive Americans Find Common Ground On NSA Privacy Concerns

Charlotte Scot isn’t one to take things lying down — like the time President George W. Bush was re-elected and she moved to Canada in protest.

08/13/2013

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., reportedly made a comparison between “boatloads of Jewish immigrants” turned away from the U.S. as they attempted escape from Nazi Germany during World War II and the current influx of illegal immigrants coming across the border today. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senate Dems Reject House GOP Limits, Push Billions In Additional Domestic Spending

Democrats controlling the Senate are pushing to spending billions of dollars more than their House GOP rivals on transportation and housing programs despite tough budget limits that promise to roll the increases back.

06/25/2013

The company that handled a background check on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is accused of defrauding the government. (credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

Feinstein: ‘The Chase Is On’ For Snowden

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein says “the chase is on” for Edward Snowden after the former National Security Agency contractor fled Hong Kong for Moscow as he seeks asylum in Ecuador.

06/23/2013

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough and two leading senators on national security are traveling to the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

McCain, Feinstein Join White House Official In Trip To Guantanamo Bay

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough and two leading senators on national security are traveling to the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

06/07/2013

Roger Vinson, the federal judge who approved the Obama administration's secret collection of telephone records of millions of Verizon customers in the U.S., made waves two years ago with a sweeping ruling invalidating President Barack Obama's health care law. (AP Photo/Pensacola News Journal, Ben Twingley)

Fed Judge Behind Phone Records Rejected Obamacare In 2011

Roger Vinson, the federal judge who approved the Obama administration’s secret collection of telephone records of millions of Verizon customers in the U.S., made waves two years ago with a sweeping ruling invalidating President Barack Obama’s health care law.

06/06/2013

The chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence committee says the top secret court order for telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon is a three-month renewal of an ongoing practice. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Feds’ Secret Seizure Of Telephone Records Part Of Ongoing Practice

The chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence committee says the top secret court order for telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon is a three-month renewal of an ongoing practice.

06/06/2013

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