Senator Dianne Feinstein, trailblazer for women in US politics, dies aged 90
Death of longest-serving female US senator, who was due to retire at end of her term next year, has weighty political implicationsThe California Democratic senator Dianne Feinstein, who blazed a trail for women in US politics, has died. She was 90.For Democrats, news of the death of the first woman to represent California in the US Senate, who was also the longest-serving female senator in US history, has appropriately weighty political implicat…
Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein of California dies at 90
She was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1969 and became its first female president in 1978, the same year Mayor George Moscone was gunned down alongside Supervisor Harvey Milk at City Hall by Dan White, a disgruntled former supervisor.
Long-serving US Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein dead at 90-Punchbowl
Dianne Feinstein, a long-serving Democratic U.S. senator from California and gun control advocate who spearheaded the first federal assault weapons ban and documented the CIA's torture of foreign terrorism suspects, has died at 90, the Punchbowl news outlet reported on Friday.
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