Dianne Feinstein

is California’s senior US senator. In the 111th Congress, Feinstein assumed the chairmanship of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, where she oversees the nation’s 16 intelligence agencies; she is the first female US senator to hold that position. Feinstein is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Appropriations Committee, where she chairs the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies. Feinstein also serves on the Senate Rules and Administration Committee, which she chaired during the 110th Congress. In that capacity, Feinstein was the first woman to chair the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies and presided over the Inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20, 2009

Videos/Audio of Dianne Feinstein

An esteemed panel featuring Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, California Senator Dianne Feinstein, investor... See more
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Gen. Jack Keane and Lee Hamilton address the threat of Iran. Moderated by Andrea Mitchell  See more
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Gen. Jack Keane and Lee Hamilton address the threat of Iran. Moderated by Andrea Mitchell  See more
As more women take office in the US, can we expect to see any shifts in policy? Are their political priorities any... See more
Senator Dianne Feinstein presents her own view on Climate and what we can do to address this threat.  See more