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#11 – Dianne Feinstein

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Dianne Feinstein is currently serving as the oldest Senator representing California and has held this position since 1992. She has also had the honor of serving as mayor of San Francisco from 1978 to 1988.

 

Feinstein began her political career after graduating from Stanford University in 1955, where she worked in her city’s government as part of the California Women’s Parole Board in the 1960s (https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1994-10-30-ss-57841-story.html).

 

Throughout her political career, she has voted in favor of the Patriot Act (https://www.ontheissues.org/SenateVote/Party_11-SV019.htm), regulating tobacco, banning assualt rifles(https://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/Sen-Feinstein-rolls-out-gun-ban-measure-4222428.php), and selling over a billion dollars worth of weapon to Saudi Arabia (https://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/vote_menu_114_2.htm).

 

 

 

 

Sources

“Decision ’94 / SPECIAL GUIDE TO CALIFORNIA’S ELECTIONS : U.S. Senate : THE DEMOCRAT: DIANNE FEINSTEIN.” Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Times, 30 Oct. 1994, www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1994-10-30-ss-57841-story.html.
OnTheIssues.org – Senate Votes on 11-SV019 https://www.ontheissues.org/SenateVote/Party_11-SV019.htm
Freedman, Dan. “Sen. Feinstein Rolls out Gun Ban Measure.” SFGate, San Francisco Chronicle, 25 Jan. 2013, www.sfgate.com/politics/article/Sen-Feinstein-rolls-out-gun-ban-measure-4222428.php.
Senate.gov – Roll Call Votes 114th Congress – 2nd Session (2016) https://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/vote_menu_114_2.htm

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