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After criticism, CA Sen. Dianne Feinstein to step down as top Judiciary Dem

2 monthes ago   |   By ABC

This comes as some progressives have criticized Feinstein for not being aggressive enough at the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Justice Amy Coney Barrett. She says in the next Congress, she plans to increase her attention on the wildfires and drought conditions.
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Feinstein to Step Down as Top Democrat on Senate Judiciary

2 monthes ago   |   By Bloomberg

Senator Dianne Feinstein said she'll step down as the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, a role that had put her under an intense spotlight during tumultuous confirmation hearings on President Donald Trump's judicial nominees.
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Sen. Feinstein Will Step Aside As The Leading Democrat On Senate Judiciary Committee

2 monthes ago   |   By Forbes

She was heavily criticized last month for her response to the confirmation process for Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett.
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Sen. Feinstein to step down as top Democrat on Judiciary Committee

2 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

The announcement from the California lawmaker comes weeks after liberal groups criticized her handling of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearings.
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After criticism, Feinstein to step down as top Judiciary Dem

2 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Monday she will step down from her role as the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, giving up the powerful spot after public criticism of her bipartisan outreach and her handling of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearings.
Feinstein, 87, said in a statement that she would not seek the position in the next Congress. She did not say why, but said she would instead focus on wildfire and drought issues and the effects of climate change, which are important in her home state. She plans to continue to serve on...
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Feinstein says she's stepping down as top Democrat on Senate Judiciary Committee

2 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

Feinstein came under fierce criticism from progressives after she lavished praise on Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham for his handling of the Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearings.
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Dianne Feinstein to step down as top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary panel

Dianne Feinstein to step down as top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary panel

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Sen. Dianne Feinstein plans to step down as the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee in the next Congress, according to three people familiar with the matter.
The 87-year-old California Democrat faced blowback from progressives for her handling of Amy Coney Barrett's contentious Supreme Court confirmation hearings, particularly after praising Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham for his handling of the process and giving him a hug.
After the hearings, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he had a "long and serious" talk with Feinstein. Senate Minority Whip Dick...
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