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State Senator Kevin de Leon got a boost over the weekend in his underdog campaign to unseat California's U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein: an endorsement from the state Democratic Party.  But as Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports, it might not bring as much help as his backers hope.


U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein got a big-name endorsement in her fourth campaign for re-election: Governor Jerry Brown.  KVCR's Ben Bradford has details.

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Delegates from the California Democratic Party over the weekend made no endorsement in the U.S. Senate race, even though state Senate leader Kevin de Leon outpolled longtime incumbent Dianne Feinstein in votes among delegates.  San Diego public station KPBS reporter Andrew Bowen reports the convention was a debate over California values.

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In a segment aired this morning (Monday) in "The California Report," Los Angeles-area state Senator Kevin De Leon talks about why he's mounting a primary challenge against fellow Democrat, longtime California U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein.

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U.S. Senator from California Dianne Feinstein has announced she'll seek her fifth full term in office.  Feinstein listed gun violence, climate change, health care, and immigration as key reasons for her re-election bid yesterday (Monday).  She'll likely once again be the favorite, but her decision to run has stirred unrest from within her own party.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.

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Billionaire former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer is not ruling out a challenge to incumbent California U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein next year, if Feinstein decides to run for re-election.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports.


A new statewide poll from UC Berkeley has some mixed news for California U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris.  KQED's Scott Shafer filed this story for The California Report.


It looks like California U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is running for re-election in 2018.  But a new survey from UC Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies suggests that Feinstein’s age could be a negative for some voters.  As KQED’s Scott Shafer explains, seniority isn’t always a plus.

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is no fan of California Senator Dianne Feinstein's gun control efforts.  But in both a CNN interview and in Thursday's GOP debate, Cruz missed the mark about what Feinstein said about firearms.  That's according to our PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols, who has this fact check.