Senator Feinstein To Step Down From Senate Judiciary Committee

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California Sen. Dianne Feinstein will not be seeking a top spot on the State Judiciary Committee when the next session of Congress starts next year. The 87-year-old will step down as ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. She has held the post since 2017. Feinstein didn’t give a reason for stepping down, but said she would instead focus on wildfire and drought issues and the effects of climate change.