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3 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Field Poll: Drought responses split California

Water begins to collect in Lake Oroville at Lime Saddle Marina as rain returned to help with drought conditions Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 in Paradise, Calif.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Weather, California, Natural Disasters, Drought, Oroville, CA, Paradise, CA

3 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Field Poll: Drought responses split California

Californians agree their state is parched, but they diverge by region on how supplies dried up and what should be done about the drought.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Weather, California, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Attention Shoppers: Fruit and Vegetable Prices Are Rising

The cost of fresh produce is poised to jump in the coming months as a three-year drought in California shows few signs of abating, according to an Arizona State University study set to be released Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Fruits, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Avocado, Agriculture, Science

Daily Kos

The Evening Blues - 4-15-14

Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of interest to the community.

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Related Topix: US News, James R. Clapper, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Liberal Political News

SFGate

Feinstein 'did not honor' Shrimp Boy

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, is seen posing for a portrait in San Francisco in 2007.

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Related Topix: Chinatown (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

SFGate

Environmentalists slam Dianne Feinsteina s...

Sen. Dianne Feinstein's revised drought bill is coming under increasing attack from the left even as the California Democrat tries to woo Republicans to speed the bill's passage through the Senate without committee consideration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Barbara Boxer

AmmoLand

Contact Your Senators & Representative to Stop Proposed Semi-Auto Firearm Importation Ban

We recently reported that U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein , sponsor of the federal "assault weapon" and "large" magazine "ban" of 1994-2004, is asking President Barack Obama to direct the BATFE to reinterpret a provision of the Gun Control Act of 1968 to prohibit the importation of various semi-automatic firearms and their parts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Guns, Barack Obama, Control Group, Eliot Engel, US House of Representatives, John Conyers

Daily Pennsylvanian

Senate Denounces the CIA

The Central Intelligence Agency has faced strong scrutiny from the Senate in the wake of newly declassified reports and revelations of Bush-era "enhanced interrogation" techniques .

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Commentary: Some guys still don't get it

The guys still don't get it. The latest example of men behaving badly is Michael Hayden, the former CIA director.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, Hillary Clinton

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Advocate-News

U.S. Sentencing Commission adopts new trespass grow guidelines, Huffman applauds action

The U.S. Sentencing Commission announced Thursday, April 10, that it had adopted increased penalties for high-level offenders cultivating marijuana on trespassed private or public lands, as Reps.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Representative Jared Huffman, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Doug LaMalfa, Republican, Barbara Boxer, US Senate

KQED

Drakes Bay Oyster Company Takes Its Case to Supreme Court

Drakes Bay Oyster Company is taking its running battle with the federal government-and some environmentalists-to the Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Point Reyes National Seashore, US National Parks, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

The Huffington Post

House Dems to Obama: Hurry Up On Detainee Declassification

If the Senate Intelligence Committee's 11-3 vote last week is any indication, Senate Democrats are united in their support of closing the chapter on Bush-era enhanced interrogation techniques on their own terms.

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Related Topix: US News, Startups, Intel, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, US Senate

Merced Sun-Star

Digging out of the CIA-Senate quagmire

Last week, the Senate Intelligence Committee, led by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., voted to declassify parts of its report on the CIA's rendition, detention and interrogation program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, George Bush, W.

The Daily Democrat

Feinstein tweaks drought bill to improve prospects

Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Thursday she has dropped $300 million in emergency spending from drought-relief legislation to try to improve prospects for getting the bill passed.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Daily Republic

What the 'e-word' means to women

The other day, I found myself wanting the perspective of a woman about a brouhaha in Washington involving a U.S. senator and the former head of the Central Intelligence Agency.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Political strategist Mary Matalin perplexed by Diane Feinstein's CIA attack

Political strategist Mary Matalin was a guest Thursday night on "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV.

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Related Topix: Mary Matalin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Mills endorsed for Congress by 8th District GOP

An enthusiastic group of 8th Congressional District Republicans Saturday unanimously endorsed Stewart Mills III, 42, as its candidate for Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Rick Nolan, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Barack Obama, US Senate

Statesman Journal

Public must know detention details

It's now up to President Obama to ensure that the agency doesn't mount a rear-guard attempt to censor or sanitize the committee's findings in the name of national security.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, World News, Rwanda, Africa

The Campbell Reporter

Field Poll: Republican Ashley Swearengin leads in race for state controller

Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, a Republican, leads two prominent Democrats -- Board of Equalization member Betty Yee and Assembly Speaker John Perez -- in the primary election race for state controller, the latest Field Poll finds.

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Related Topix: US News, Alameda, CA, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, California, Santa Ana, CA

National Journal

Feinstein Criticizes Extending Timetable for Nuclear-Security Projects

Senator Dianne Feinstein speaks in January on Capitol Hill. On Wednesday, the senior lawmaker criticized the Energy Department's plan to extend the schedule for completing work on multiple nuclear-security projects.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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