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Dianne Feinstein

Political Divide Over Susan Rice Widens

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The partisan political divide over the potential nomination of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to be secretary of state intensified Sund...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Votes Down Indefinite Detention Of Americans

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate took a step Thursday toward ending the indefinite detention of Americans in the U.S., voting for a narrow amendment that some...

Ending Indefinite Detention of Americans Who Aren't Being Detained Doesn't Solve the Problem

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

If due process is a principle worth defending for citizens and green-card holders, then it's a principle worth defending for everyone. Failure to do that has already led the U.S. government to jail potentially innocent men for a decade or more offshore.

Michael McAuliff

Senators Make Bid To End Indefinite Detention In NDAA

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of senators made a bid Wednesday to end the indefinite military detention of Americans in the United States. Decla...

Guantanamo Detainees Could Be Safely Moved To U.S. Jails, Study Shows

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The controversial detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, could be closed and the 166 detainees being held there could be absor...

Lucia Graves

Congress To Investigate Watered-Down Benghazi 'Talking Points'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics

Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said on Sunday that Congress has called on the White House to explain who created the ...

Michael McAuliff

David Petraeus Treated Tenderly On Capitol Hill

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former CIA Director David Petraeus may have resigned his post leading the intelligence agency over an affair with his biographer, but th...

Michael McAuliff

Don't 'Pillory' Susan Rice, Senate Dems Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence rushed to defend United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice on Friday, saying she sho...

Feinstein: David Petraeus Will Still Testify

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said Monday that former CIA Director David Petraeus will testify in...

Elise Foley

Dianne Feinstein: David Petraeus News 'Was Like A Lightning Bolt'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said Sunday her committee will investigate the Federal Bureau of I...

Dianne Feinstein Wins

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

GOP candidate Elizabeth Emken lost her bid against Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), projects the Associated Press. Emken was considered a longshot...

Dianne Feinstein Wins

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) won reelection Tuesday against Elizabeth Emken, projects the Associated Press. Feinstein was expected to win a fou...

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Stands Up To 'Malicious Trading Schemes'

AP | CHRISTOPHER WEBER | Posted 12.08.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The statewide average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in California rose to an all-time high Monday, the third record-setti...

Why Dianne Feinstein Owes the Voters an Honest Debate

Mark Joseph | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics
Mark Joseph

Debate or no debate, Mrs. Feinstein will likely win her race, but she owes her opponent and more importantly we the voters, an honest debate. Coronations are for tinhorn dictatorships.

Gerry Smith

Obama Drafts Executive Order To Prevent Cyber Attacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.12.2012 | Technology

Despite repeated warnings about the national security threats posed by hackers, Congress failed to pass legislation this summer to protect vital compu...

Bacon, Eggs And A Senator

John Celock | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
John Celock

Breakfast meetings are part of the fabric of national conventions, with states gathering each morning for some food and a briefing on the day's events...

So What the Heck Happened With Clint Eastwood? (and the Perils of Arguing With Imaginary Obamas)

William Bradley | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

Eastwood is a very familiar character here in California. I've met him, can't say I know him, but certainly know friends of his. This episode surprised me on a few levels.

It's A Bird! It's A Plane! It's A Firefighter!

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 10.16.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Forest Service said Thursday it will permit agency helicopters to attack wildfires at night in Southern California, a sig...

WATCH: Top Republican Lashes Out At Media Over Leaks

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.07.2012 | Media

The chairman of the House's homeland security committee scoffed on Tuesday at objections by the media to the Senate's proposed anti-leak legislation, ...

Washington's War On Leaks, Explained

ProPublica | Cora Currier | Posted 10.04.2012 | Media

Accusations continue to fly from lawmakers and presidential hopeful Mitt Romney that the Obama administration has leaked national security information...

Nugent Unloads On Feinstein, Bill O'Reilly

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

Outspoken rocker Ted Nugent weighed in Wednesday on last week's mass shooting in Aurora, Colo., giving some colorful comments on both Twitter and radi...

Dianne Feinstein's Big Regret

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday that she shouldn't have speculated about the White House's responsibilit...

Dem Senator Points Finger At White House On Leaks

AP | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Democratic leader of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Monday that the White House appears to be responsible for some leak...

Dem Senator: Election Year Not Ideal For Gun Debate

AP | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein says the nation needs to have a "sane" discussion on gun control and ban military-style assault weapons. But the C...

New York Times Leak Controversy Escalates

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.07.2012 | Media

Members of Congress continued to condemn recent national security leaks to the media on Wednesday. Sen. John McCain set off a frenzy on Tuesday whe...