U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, center, smiles as she stands on stage with husband Richard Blum and granddaughter Eileen Mariano before speaking at an Election Night rally in San Francisco, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, center, smiles as she stands on stage with husband Richard Blum and granddaughter Eileen Mariano before speaking at an Election Night rally in San Francisco, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Jeff Chiu Associated Press file
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, center, smiles as she stands on stage with husband Richard Blum and granddaughter Eileen Mariano before speaking at an Election Night rally in San Francisco, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Jeff Chiu Associated Press file
Dan Morain

Dan Morain

Editorial page editor, political affairs columnist and editorial writer

Sorry about the broken cake, Mr. Blum

September 16, 2016 05:31 AM

UPDATED September 17, 2016 05:17 PM

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Dan Morain has been a columnist for The Sacramento Bee since 2010, focusing on state government and politics. He previously worked for The Los Angeles Times, covering the California Supreme Court when Rose Bird was chief justice, the Legislature when Willie Brown was speaker and the governor's office during Gray Davis' tenure. Dan Morain can be reached at dmorain@sacbee.com or 916-321-1907. Twitter: @DanielMorain.