"I am running for reelection to the Senate".
Feinstein, who was the mayor of San Francisco for a decade before her Senate career, has been among the most outspoken voices on issues like gun violence and torture during her long legislative tenure.
But in a sign that Feinstein still has plenty of sway among the state's liberal power brokers, Kamala Harris, California's junior senator and a favorite among progressives, quickly and enthusiastically endorsed her bid.
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Born on August 25, 1921, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, young Monte Halperin was a theater kid through-and-through. However, Sharon Hall said Hall never refused an autograph and used his fame to help others.
Feinstein is one of eight serving members in the U.S. Senate in her 80s.
The veteran Democrat had dodged questions about whether she would seek a fifth term, leaving her party in the nation's most populous state in limbo about whether to start grooming a possible replacement. Among them: She said two months ago that she hopes Trump "has the ability to learn and to change, and if he does, he can be a good president".
The issue of gun violence surged to the fore last week after a shooter in Las Vegas slaughtered 58 people and injured almost 500 more with high-powered semi-automatic rifles.
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ICE said their officers did not target anyone protected under DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Some 200 jurisdictions restrict how much their local officials can cooperate with immigration agents.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Garcetti wrote, "In this topsy-turvy world of the Trump administration, we need her seniority and her experience now, more than ever", in an invitation to the fundraiser, which he is co-hosting with his wife, Amy Wakeland. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said that if Republicans were willing to pass a bill banning bump stock devices - like those used by the Las Vegas hotel sniper - he would support the legislation, even if it was not accompanied by any other restrictions of weapons purchases. Kevin de Leon, who is term-limited as the Senate president pro tempore, are also known to be angling for higher office.
"We share a common interest in this Senate race".
Feinstein's California colleague, Sen. Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah), who has served since 1977, has still not officially stated whether he plans to run again.
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Sheila Keen Warren , 54, was arrested for the May 1990 murder of her husband's previous wife, Marlene Warren , 40. Until her arrest, Keen Warren had forged a peaceful life with Michael in the lakeside home, neighbors said.