Sen. Dianne Feinstein

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Senate Dems Ridicule Obama Judge Nominee Over Abortion, Confederate Flag Votes

Senate Democrats lambasted one of President Barack Obama’s picks for a federal judgeship in Georgia on Tuesday, skewering him for his past votes on abortion and the Confederate flag.

05/13/2014

Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) said that he was “stunned” at former Vice President Dick Cheney’s defense of torture techniques, saying that if Cheney doesn’t believe the controversial practice is torture – he should give a try himself. (Getty)

US Sen. ‘Stunned’ By Cheney Torture Denials, Suggests He ‘Sit In A Waterboard’ Himself

Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) said that he was “stunned” at former Vice President Dick Cheney’s defense of torture techniques, saying that if Cheney doesn’t believe the controversial practice is torture – he should give a try himself.

04/07/2014

President Barack Obama (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama: Taking Sides In CIA-Feinstein Spat ‘Not Something That Is An Appropriate Role For Me’ To Wade Into

The public spat between President Barack Obama’s trusted CIA ally and a loyal senator has sharpened the focus on his complicated role in managing the terrorism-fighting programs he inherited.

03/16/2014

Sen. Lindsey Graham speaks as he takes part in a press conference with unseen Sen. John McCain at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Jan. 2, 2014. (credit: Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images)

Graham: ‘The Legislative Branch Should Declare War On The CIA’

The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee accused the CIA Tuesday of criminal activity in improperly searching a computer network set up for lawmakers investigating allegations that the agency used torture in terror investigations during the Bush administration.

03/11/2014

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 Warns NSA Critics: ‘New Level of Viciousness’ in U.S. Terror Threats

The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said she’s concerned about the idea that data collected from a National Security Agency program that harvests Americans’ phone records might be stored by others.

01/19/2014

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

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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

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