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Politics Dianne Feinstein

  • Tom Steyer, founder of Farallon Capital Management LLC.

    Billionaire philanthropist and investor Tom Steyer wants President Donald Trump and Congress to raise his taxes, not cut them, he told CNBC.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— A Beverly Hills- based bank has paid $1.75 million to settle allegations that a bank it acquired facilitated embezzlement by failing to monitor transactions by a woman whom a prosecutor likened to the Bernie Madoff of campaign treasurers. Attorney Phillip Talbert said Friday that Pacific Western Bank paid $1.75 million to resolve...

  • WASHINGTON— The National Rifle Association joined the Trump administration and top congressional Republicans Thursday in a swift and surprising embrace of a restriction on Americans' guns, though a narrow one: to regulate the "bump stock" devices the Las Vegas shooter apparently used to horrifically lethal effect. Bump stocks were found among the gunman's...

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on the idea in Congress of banning "bump stocks" like the device used by the Las Vegas shooter:. President Donald Trump says his administration is considering whether "bump stock" devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to perform more like fully automatic weapons should be banned in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre.

  • An employee of North Raleigh Guns demonstrates how a "bump" stock works at the Raleigh, N.C., shop.

    Gun shops are seeing an increased interest in 'bump stocks,' which transform a semi-automatic rifle into a weapon capable of firing hundreds of rounds a minute.

  • WASHINGTON— Senior congressional Republicans say they are open to considering legislation banning "bump stocks" like the shooter in Las Vegas apparently used to make semi-automatic rifles perform more like fully automatic weapons. The comments from lawmakers including the No. 2 Senate Republican, John Cornyn of Texas, marked a surprising departure from GOP...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 3- A U.S. House of Representatives committee launched a probe into drugmaker Allergan Plc's deal to transfer some of its patents to a Native American tribe to shield them from review. A bipartisan group of four representatives from the House Oversight and Government Committee, including Republican Chairman Trey Gowdy and top Democrat Elijah...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 3- A U.S. House of Representatives committee launched a probe into drugmaker Allergan Plc's deal to transfer some of its patents to a Native American tribe in order to shield them from review. A bipartisan group of four representatives from the House Oversight and Government Committee, including Republican Chairman Trey Gowdy and top Democrat...

  • Allergan's Restasis medicine for dry eyes.

    Allergan is urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to review the patent challenge system it’s been accused of thwarting.

  • Sept 27- Four U.S. senators have asked the Senate Judiciary Committee to launch an investigation into a deal drugmaker Allergan Plc struck with a Native American tribe to protect some of its patents from generic challenge, according to a letter seen by Reuters. Democrats Maggie Hassan, Sherrod Brown, Bob Casey and Richard Blumenthal in the letter to Judiciary...

  • Sept 27- Four U.S. senators have asked the Senate Judiciary Committee to launch an investigation into a deal drugmaker Allergan Plc struck with a Native American tribe to protect some of its patents from generic challenge, according to a letter seen by Reuters. Democrats Maggie Hassan, Sherrod Brown, Bob Casey and Richard Blumenthal in the letter to Judiciary...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 1- Shares of water resource developer Cadiz Inc surged 32 percent in extended trade on Friday after a bill aimed at clogging up its plan to pump water from California's Mojave Desert failed to make it past a state Senate committee. In a blow to environmentalists and other opponents of the project, California's Senate Appropriations...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 1- Shares of water resource developer Cadiz Inc surged 30 percent in extended trade on Friday after a bill aimed at putting the brakes on its plan to pump water from California's Mojave Desert failed to make it past a state Senate committee. In a blow to environmentalists and other opponents of the project, California's Senate Appropriations...

  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein

    Senator Dianne Feinstein told supporters that "women today are so lucky...it's a great time to be a woman."

  • President Donald Trump speaks to the press on August 11, 2017, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster,New Jersey.

    President Donald Trump's forceful warnings, such as "fire and fury," to North Korea may have been "useful" to pull things from the brink.

  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

    High-profile Democratic senators are taking a stand on labor, immigration and corporate malfeasance, USA Today reports.

  • President Donald Trump

    President Donald Trump is insisting there is no chaos in his White House in a tweet.

  • Paul Manafort

    A Senate committee has dropped a subpoena to get former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort to testify.

  • WASHINGTON, June 7- The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to advance a bill that would impose new sanctions on Iran, the same day at least 12 people were killed in attacks in Tehran, as lawmakers planned to add a package of sanctions on Russia to the measure. The vote was 92-7 on a procedural motion to end debate on the Iran sanctions bill, clearing the way...

  • WASHINGTON, May 10- The anger behind Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday had been building for months, but a turning point came when Comey refused to preview for top Trump aides his planned testimony to a Senate panel, White House officials said. When Comey refused, Trump and his aides considered that an act of insubordination and it was one...