REPORT: Feinstein flips on support for death penalty amid primary challenge

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said Wednesday that she no longer supports the death penalty, a reversal of nearly three decades of public statements that comes amid a primary challenge from the left wing of the Democratic party.

“It became crystal clear to me that the risk of unequal application is high and its effect on deterrence is low,” Feinstein said Wednesday, adding that her change of heart came “several years ago.”

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But she hasn’t discussed it publicly until now, just weeks before the June 5 primary in her bid for a fifth full term in Washington. Feinstein’s toughest challenger appears to be Democratic state Sen. Kevin de Leon, who has argued she’s out of touch with California values.

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