Senator Dianne Feinstein

DETAILS: Senator Dianne Feinstein
(1933 - ) California
  • United States Senate
  • United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control
  • Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
  • Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
  • Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
  • Subcommittee on Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
  • Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
  • Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
  • Subcommittee on Department of Defense
  • Senate Committee on the Judiciary
  • Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism
  • Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration
  • Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
  • CA Senate
    (1992- present)
NEWS: Senator Dianne Feinstein
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Senator Dianne Feinstein received $10k donation from National Football League on Law Enforcement
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Senator Dianne Feinstein received $8.5k donation from Hilton Worldwide on Law Enforcement
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Senator Dianne Feinstein received $5k donation from American Academy of Family Physicians on Law Enforcement
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Senator Dianne Feinstein received $2.8k donation from Giffords on Law Enforcement
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Senator Dianne Feinstein received $10k donation from National Football League on Law Enforcement
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Senator Dianne Feinstein received $8.5k donation from Hilton Worldwide on Law Enforcement
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Senator Dianne Feinstein received $5k donation from American Academy of Family Physicians on Law Enforcement
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Senator Dianne Feinstein received $2.8k donation from Giffords on Law Enforcement
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ISSUES: Senator Dianne Feinstein

FOR

Environmental Regulation

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There is growing awareness of the importance of taking care of our planet for future generations. The two parties primarily differ in where they focus their efforts and who they believe should regulate efforts.
  • VOTE: On the Cloture Motion: Yes
  • 09/18/2019-10:16pm
  • VOTE: On the Amendment: Yes
  • 06/28/2019-9:02am
  • VOTE: On Passage of the Bill: Yes
  • 06/27/2019-5:53pm
  • VOTE: On the Amendment: Yes
  • 06/27/2019-4:29pm
  • VOTE: On the Cloture Motion: Yes
  • 06/27/2019-3:50pm
  • VOTE: On the Motion to Proceed: Yes
  • 06/24/2019-9:32pm
  • VOTE: On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Yes
  • 06/19/2019-8:53pm
  • S.1790 An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.
  • Conference report H. Rept. 116-333 filed., 2 days ago
  • VOTE: On the Cloture Motion: Yes
  • 10/22/2019-7:33pm
  • VOTE: On the Amendment: Yes
  • 10/28/2019-10:21pm
  • VOTE: On the Amendment: No
  • 10/28/2019-10:08pm
  • VOTE: On the Amendment: Yes
  • 10/28/2019-9:32pm
  • VOTE: On the Cloture Motion: Yes
  • 10/30/2019-4:53pm
  • VOTE: On Passage of the Bill: Yes
  • 10/31/2019-4:33pm
  • VOTE: On the Amendment: Yes
  • 10/31/2019-4:11pm
  • VOTE: On the Amendment: No
  • 10/31/2019-3:33pm
  • VOTE: On the Motion: Yes
  • 11/21/2019-5:32pm
  • VOTE: On the Cloture Motion: Yes
  • 11/21/2019-5:12pm
  • VOTE: On the Motion to Table: Yes
  • 11/21/2019-4:34pm
  • H.R.3055 Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes.
  • Became Public Law No: 116-69., 2 weeks ago

DETAILS:

FOR Republicans

Republicans support the care and sustainability of our environment. Their focus is putting that regulating power into the hands of the states instead of the federal government and EPA. They also support all forms of clean energy use- including coal and natural gas. source

FOR Democrats

Democrats support strengthening of the EPA and federal legislation. They also focus on proactive measures to aggressively change how we affect and interact with our environment in ten years or less. source source

LOBBYISTS:

  • Dianne Feinstein received $13.5k donation from Honeywell International on Environmental Regulation

  • Dianne Feinstein received $13.4k donation from Edison International on Environmental Regulation

  • Dianne Feinstein received $10k donation from Sempra Energy on Environmental Regulation

  • Dianne Feinstein received $10k donation from National Association of Realtors on Environmental Regulation

  • Dianne Feinstein received $9.5k donation from Boeing Company on Environmental Regulation

  • Dianne Feinstein received $7k donation from Raytheon Company on Environmental Regulation

  • Dianne Feinstein received $5k donation from International Council of Shopping Centers on Environmental Regulation

  • Dianne Feinstein received $2.5k donation from Phillips 66 on Environmental Regulation

  • Dianne Feinstein received $1k donation from Information Technology Industry Council on Environmental Regulation


FOR

Impeachment

House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment, and afterward the Senate has the power to try the impeachment. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of conviction is removal from office.

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Republicans are against an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

FOR Democrats

Democrats are in favor of an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

LOBBYISTS:


    FOR

    Military

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    Both sides support the soldiers, but differ in how much spending and size should go into the active military force.
    • VOTE: On the Cloture Motion: Yes
    • 09/18/2019-10:16pm
    • VOTE: On the Amendment: Yes
    • 06/28/2019-9:02am
    • VOTE: On Passage of the Bill: Yes
    • 06/27/2019-5:53pm
    • VOTE: On the Amendment: Yes
    • 06/27/2019-4:29pm
    • VOTE: On the Cloture Motion: Yes
    • 06/27/2019-3:50pm
    • VOTE: On the Motion to Proceed: Yes
    • 06/24/2019-9:32pm
    • VOTE: On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Yes
    • 06/19/2019-8:53pm
    • S.1790 An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.
    • Conference report H. Rept. 116-333 filed., 2 days ago

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    See the military as integral to security. They support growing and funding military branches and operations as well as improving the care of veterins. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats support the military and call for more robust support programs for veterans. They want to cut back on large scale military maneuvers, finding them dangerous and costly.

    LOBBYISTS:

    • Dianne Feinstein received $17k donation from Northrop Grumman Corporation on Military

    • Dianne Feinstein received $13.5k donation from Honeywell International on Military

    • Dianne Feinstein received $12.5k donation from General Atomics on Military

    • Dianne Feinstein received $10.5k donation from LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION on Military

    • Dianne Feinstein received $9.5k donation from Boeing Company on Military

    • Dianne Feinstein received $7k donation from KPMG LLP on Military

    • Dianne Feinstein received $7k donation from Raytheon Company on Military

    • Dianne Feinstein received $5k donation from Deloitte LLP on Military

    • Dianne Feinstein received $2.8k donation from Giffords on Military

    • Dianne Feinstein received $2k donation from American Academy of Ophthalmology on Military


    FOR

    Abortion

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    An ongoing controversy about the moral, legal, and religious status of induced abortion. The hottest point of contention lies in which should receive the higher priority when a woman decides not to carry a fetus to term: The woman or the fetus?

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans focus on the rights and safety of the unborn. Goals focus on restrictions and bans of induced abortions to advocate for the life of the fetus.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats focus on the rights and safety of the woman. Goals focus on the woman’s right and ability to choose whether they should carry a fetus to term.

    LOBBYISTS:


    FOR

    Health Care

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    There is an ongoing controversy on how to address rising healthcare costs for Americans.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republicans have put forth a 68-page bill that is focused on Choice and Competition in the public healthcare marketplace. Some plans include loosening rules on health savings accounts and allowing businesses more freedoms in insuring their employees. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats primarily back a Medicare for All Plan, which would insure everyone has insurance and that costs were controlled. source

    LOBBYISTS:


    FOR

    Environmental Regulation

    $
    There is growing awareness of the importance of taking care of our planet for future generations. The two parties primarily differ in where they focus their efforts and who they believe should regulate efforts.
    • VOTE: On the Cloture Motion: Yes
    • 09/18/2019-10:16pm
    • VOTE: On the Amendment: Yes
    • 06/28/2019-9:02am
    • VOTE: On Passage of the Bill: Yes
    • 06/27/2019-5:53pm
    • VOTE: On the Amendment: Yes
    • 06/27/2019-4:29pm
    • VOTE: On the Cloture Motion: Yes
    • 06/27/2019-3:50pm
    • VOTE: On the Motion to Proceed: Yes
    • 06/24/2019-9:32pm
    • VOTE: On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Yes
    • 06/19/2019-8:53pm
    • S.1790 An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.
    • Conference report H. Rept. 116-333 filed., 2 days ago
    • VOTE: On the Cloture Motion: Yes
    • 10/22/2019-7:33pm
    • VOTE: On the Amendment: Yes
    • 10/28/2019-10:21pm
    • VOTE: On the Amendment: No
    • 10/28/2019-10:08pm
    • VOTE: On the Amendment: Yes
    • 10/28/2019-9:32pm
    • VOTE: On the Cloture Motion: Yes
    • 10/30/2019-4:53pm
    • VOTE: On Passage of the Bill: Yes
    • 10/31/2019-4:33pm
    • VOTE: On the Amendment: Yes
    • 10/31/2019-4:11pm
    • VOTE: On the Amendment: No
    • 10/31/2019-3:33pm
    • VOTE: On the Motion: Yes
    • 11/21/2019-5:32pm
    • VOTE: On the Cloture Motion: Yes
    • 11/21/2019-5:12pm
    • VOTE: On the Motion to Table: Yes
    • 11/21/2019-4:34pm
    • H.R.3055 Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes.
    • Became Public Law No: 116-69., 2 weeks ago

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republicans support the care and sustainability of our environment. Their focus is putting that regulating power into the hands of the states instead of the federal government and EPA. They also support all forms of clean energy use- including coal and natural gas. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats support strengthening of the EPA and federal legislation. They also focus on proactive measures to aggressively change how we affect and interact with our environment in ten years or less. source source

    LOBBYISTS:

    • Dianne Feinstein received $13.5k donation from Honeywell International on Environmental Regulation

    • Dianne Feinstein received $13.4k donation from Edison International on Environmental Regulation

    • Dianne Feinstein received $10k donation from Sempra Energy on Environmental Regulation

    • Dianne Feinstein received $10k donation from National Association of Realtors on Environmental Regulation

    • Dianne Feinstein received $9.5k donation from Boeing Company on Environmental Regulation

    • Dianne Feinstein received $7k donation from Raytheon Company on Environmental Regulation

    • Dianne Feinstein received $5k donation from International Council of Shopping Centers on Environmental Regulation

    • Dianne Feinstein received $2.5k donation from Phillips 66 on Environmental Regulation

    • Dianne Feinstein received $1k donation from Information Technology Industry Council on Environmental Regulation


    FOR

    Impeachment

    House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment, and afterward the Senate has the power to try the impeachment. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of conviction is removal from office.

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans are against an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats are in favor of an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

    LOBBYISTS:


      FOR

      Military

      $
      Both sides support the soldiers, but differ in how much spending and size should go into the active military force.
      • VOTE: On the Cloture Motion: Yes
      • 09/18/2019-10:16pm
      • VOTE: On the Amendment: Yes
      • 06/28/2019-9:02am
      • VOTE: On Passage of the Bill: Yes
      • 06/27/2019-5:53pm
      • VOTE: On the Amendment: Yes
      • 06/27/2019-4:29pm
      • VOTE: On the Cloture Motion: Yes
      • 06/27/2019-3:50pm
      • VOTE: On the Motion to Proceed: Yes
      • 06/24/2019-9:32pm
      • VOTE: On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Yes
      • 06/19/2019-8:53pm
      • S.1790 An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.
      • Conference report H. Rept. 116-333 filed., 2 days ago

      DETAILS:

      FOR Republicans

      See the military as integral to security. They support growing and funding military branches and operations as well as improving the care of veterins. source

      FOR Democrats

      Democrats support the military and call for more robust support programs for veterans. They want to cut back on large scale military maneuvers, finding them dangerous and costly.

      LOBBYISTS:

      • Dianne Feinstein received $17k donation from Northrop Grumman Corporation on Military

      • Dianne Feinstein received $13.5k donation from Honeywell International on Military

      • Dianne Feinstein received $12.5k donation from General Atomics on Military

      • Dianne Feinstein received $10.5k donation from LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION on Military

      • Dianne Feinstein received $9.5k donation from Boeing Company on Military

      • Dianne Feinstein received $7k donation from KPMG LLP on Military

      • Dianne Feinstein received $7k donation from Raytheon Company on Military

      • Dianne Feinstein received $5k donation from Deloitte LLP on Military

      • Dianne Feinstein received $2.8k donation from Giffords on Military

      • Dianne Feinstein received $2k donation from American Academy of Ophthalmology on Military


      FOR

      Abortion

      $
      An ongoing controversy about the moral, legal, and religious status of induced abortion. The hottest point of contention lies in which should receive the higher priority when a woman decides not to carry a fetus to term: The woman or the fetus?

      DETAILS:

      AGAINST Republicans

      Republicans focus on the rights and safety of the unborn. Goals focus on restrictions and bans of induced abortions to advocate for the life of the fetus.

      FOR Democrats

      Democrats focus on the rights and safety of the woman. Goals focus on the woman’s right and ability to choose whether they should carry a fetus to term.

      LOBBYISTS:


      FOR

      Health Care

      $
      There is an ongoing controversy on how to address rising healthcare costs for Americans.

      DETAILS:

      FOR Republicans

      Republicans have put forth a 68-page bill that is focused on Choice and Competition in the public healthcare marketplace. Some plans include loosening rules on health savings accounts and allowing businesses more freedoms in insuring their employees. source

      FOR Democrats

      Democrats primarily back a Medicare for All Plan, which would insure everyone has insurance and that costs were controlled. source

      LOBBYISTS:


      DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
        • Company
        • Amount
        • CALPINE CORPORATION
        • $27.5k
        • Ernst & Young LLP (Washington Council Ernst & Young)
        • $23.5k
        • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
        • $21k
        • Parsons Corporation
        • $20k
        • GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP
        • $20k
        • Holland & Knight, LLP
        • $18.4k
        • Northrop Grumman Corporation
        • $17k
        • American Hotel & Lodging Association
        • $15k
        • AT&T Services, Inc. and its affiliates
        • $14.5k
        • AmeriSourceBergen Corporation
        • $14k
      Based on the July 2019 report, next report due August 20th.
      CONGRESS: