SACBEE: “…Pat Harris, a Studio City attorney, also criticized Feinstein, saying on Twitter that she ‘may not be the biggest problem in D.C., but she is clearly not the solution…’”
Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein launched an informal fundraising blitz, hours after she announced on Twitter Monday that she plans to seek re-election next year.
High-profile Democrats, including her U.S. Senate colleague Kamala Harris, quickly scrambled to publicly state their support for Feinstein, who has dodged questions for months about her future political plans. Harris is among Democratic elected officials, including Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, seeking to help Feinstein in her 2018 re-election bid. Harris sent out an email blast Monday asking for donations to Feinstein’s campaign as small as $3.
Harris and Feinstein differ widely on their approach to politics and policy. Their contradictions have been on display in recent months, with Harris calling for a national, government-funded health care system and Feinstein balking at the approach, known as single-payer. Feinstein has also called for patience with President Donald Trump, while Harris has added fuel to left, saying at several public events this year that now is the time to fight…