Dianne feinsteinCalifornia Senator Dianne Feinstein gave her daughter Katherine power of attorney over her affairs while the 90-year-old declines to relinquish her Senate seat. Feinstein has held her seat in the Senate representing California for nearly 31 years. She is the fifth-oldest person to serve in the Senate and one of the wealthiest. Feinstein took sick leave earlier this year and returned to the Capitol in May.

Feinstein is in a legal battle with some family members over her late husband’s estate. Richard Blum passed away in 2022.

For more information see Morgan Phillips “Ailing Senator Dianne Feinstein, 90, gives her DAUGHTER power of her attorney after a string of cognitive concerns and during a bitter dispute over her late husband’s estate” The Daily Mail, August 3, 2023.