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Feinstein's Re-election Bid May Spur Challenge on Her Left

By Caitlin Huey-Burns

Senate Democrats have largely avoided the prospect of costly and divisive primary challenges, which are bedeviling their Republican colleagues and threaten to wreak havoc for the GOP as it tries to protect a narrow majority next year. But when California’s Dianne Feinstein announced this week that she would seek a sixth term, she garnered criticism from some in her party who claim the senator’s liberalism doesn’t sufficiently match what the moment demands.
Feinstein’s re-election bid appears likely to invite challengers from the left, potentially setting up a tug of war within the party in… …read more

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