Senator Diane Hunter is a Democratic Senator from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts who also serves as the Senate Minority Leader.
Hunter was appointed to the Senate by the Governor of Massachusetts.
Before being appointed to the Senate, she served as Attorney General of Massachusetts, leading the state to enact some of the strongest gun regulations in the United States. She agreed with President Kirkman to convince her Democratic colleagues to vote for SB 8180, which strengthens federal background checks. She also showed interest in further expanding federal background checks.