As Feinstein Declines, Democrats Struggle to Manage an Open Secret

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Dianne Feinstein, 88, has served in the Senate for 30 years. At 88, Ms. Feinstein sometimes struggles to recall the names of colleagues. She frequently has little recollection of meetings or telephone conversations. A recent article in The San Francisco Chronicle, her hometown paper, reported that some of her colleagues believe she is mentally incompetent to serve.
7 months ago·Washington, United States

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As Feinstein Declines, Democrats Struggle to Manage an Open Secret

WASHINGTON — She was once pressed to run for governor of California by President Bill Clinton. She was considered as a running mate to former Vice President Walter Mondale. And after the bitter 2008 Democratic primary, it was in her living room that former Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton met to make peace. These days, however, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the trailblazing Democratic power broker who has served in the Senate for 30 years, is far

7 months ago·New York, United States
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Democrats Struggle with Dianne Feinstein’s Open Secret

New York Times: “At 88, Ms. Feinstein sometimes struggles to recall the names of colleagues, frequently has little recollection of meetings or telephone conversations, and at times walks around in a state of befuddlement — including about why she is increasingly dogged by questions about whether she is fit to serve in the Senate representing the 40 million residents of California, according to half a dozen lawmakers and aides who spoke about the…

7 months ago·New York, United States
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Democrats struggle with an open secret: The serious mental decline of an aging politician

The NY Times published a story today about Democrats coming to terms with the fact that an aging Democrat may no longer be fit for office. It’s a story about Sen. Dianne Feinstein. Who did you t...

7 months ago·Arlington, United States
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The New York Times Has Now Done Their Take on the Dianne Feinstein-In-Decline Story

It took two weeks and change, but the New York Times has now turned around and done its own version of the story that the San Francisco Chronicle did, essentially saying the same things, about Senator Dianne Feinstein getting dotty and forgetful but not wanting to retire.At 88 going on 89 next month, and with a couple of years of fairly cringe-y televised moments, it's been an open secret that Dianne Feinstein isn't the sharp tack she used to be…

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