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Senator Dianne Feinstein is retiring at the end of her term and will not seek reelection. She’s led a three decade-plus career in California politics.
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The use of the century old Espionage Act in the Julian Assange case continues to set the chilling precedent of a bleak future in American journalism, a precedent that endangers even…
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