10 October, 2017
In the past week, Feinstein was vaulted once again into the national spotlight as she renewed her campaign to enact gun control legislation in the wake of the deadly shooting rampage in Las Vegas.
Feinstein, 84, said in a Facebook post that while she's "immensely proud of my service", there is more she wants to do "from ending gun violence, to combating climate change, to ensuring proper and affordable access to healthcare, and to giving DREAMers the chance to stay in the United States". At 84, Feinstein is the oldest senator now serving in the chamber.
"From my perspective, I think Feinstein probably wins". Congressional Republicans and President Trump have, however, called for a review of federal policy that now permits bump stocks.
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A former mayor of San Francisco first elected to the Senate in 1992, Feinstein has coasted to victory in past re-election races.
Still, Feinstein is expected to have the support of most establishment Democrats already in office, and she already has the endorsement of her fellow California Democrat in the Senate.
"Right now we are seeing one president changes actions of a president that came before him and that would happen in this area", the senator said. And most of the elected Democrats in the state are expected to back Feinstein. Sen. Kevin de León, the president pro tempore of the California State Senate, is seen as a particularly strong challenger, and there are likely to be others.
Feinstein also has continuously expressed reservations about the so-called single-payer health care plan championed by many progressives, including Vermont Independent Sen. If the 83-year-old opts to retire, Mitt Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential candidate who now lives in Utah, is among those considering a potential campaign.