WASHINGTON (AP) — California Democrat Dianne Feinstein is giving her strongest hints so far that she’s going to seek a fifth full Senate term in 2018.
She tells NBC’s “Meet the Press” that “I’m ready for a good fight. I’ve got things to fight for.”READ MORE: Portland's Robert Covington Fined For Mask Throwing Outburst Against Sacramento Kings
Feinstein is age 84 — and is the oldest current senator.
She’s been publicly noncommittal about a 2018 run, and when she was asked in a recent television interview whether she was “up for another six years,” she replied: “Well, we will see, won’t we.”READ MORE: Boreal Mountain Re-Opens After Surprise Halloween Storm
But Feinstein is telling NBC that she’s “in a position where I can be effective, and hopefully that means something to California.”
Feinstein, who had a pacemaker implanted in January, joined the Senate in 1992 after winning a special election.MORE NEWS: Saturday's Show Info (11/27/21)
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