Senator Dianne Feinstein, the longest-serving woman in the U.S. Senate, passed away at the age of 90. She was swept into office in 1992 with the Blue Wave for Bill Clinton and Al Gore.
The news of Feinstein’s death was confirmed on Friday, with a statement from her chief of staff, James Sauls, stating that her death is a profound loss felt by many. Feinstein, a dedicated public servant, breathed her last at her residence in Washington, D.C.
Feinstein, a Democrat representing California, leaves behind a legacy that spans decades, marked by her unwavering commitment to the people of California and her significant contributions to the nation. She was an iconic figure, renowned for her pioneering role as California’s first woman senator and her influential presence in the Senate, where she championed a multitude of critical issues.
Senator Dianne Feinstein was a legend
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer, representing New York, expressed his deep sorrow, describing the day as “a very, very sad day for all of us.”