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Sen. Maria Cantwell speaks as Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby listen during a news conference September 16, 2014 on Capitol Hill (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cantwell Ties NFL Tax Status To Redskins Name

Sen. Maria Cantwell has taken aim at the NFL’s pocketbook by announcing she will introduce a bill to strip the league’s tax-exempt status because it has not taken action over the Redskins name.

CBS Seattle–09/16/2014

Daniel Snyder (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

CBS Won’t Dictate Use Of Redskins Name On Air

CBS won’t dictate to its announcers whether or not to use the nickname of Washington’s NFL franchise during televised games this season

1090 The Fan–07/17/2014

Sen. Maria Cantwell (L) and Sen. Patty Murray (R) (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Cantwell, Murray Among Senators Pushing Redskins’ Name Change

The two U.S. senators from Washington are among 50 who have endorsed a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell urging the NFL to reconsider the Washington Redskins’ team name.

CBS Seattle–05/22/2014

One of the double-shell tank farms containing six underground tanks on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation (credit: Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

DOE Secretary To Visit Hanford Next Week

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell says new federal Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz plans to visit the Hanford Nuclear Reservation next week.

CBS Seattle–06/14/2013

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Sen. Cantwell Expected To Easily Win Third Term

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell is likely to clinch her third term in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, while the race for one Washington’s redrawn congressional districts remains a toss-up.

CBS Seattle–11/06/2012

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WA Voters Decide Primary for Governor, Other Races

Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna and Democratic former U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee are poised to advance to one of the country’s most competitive governor’s races as voters return their ballots Tuesday in Washington state’s primary.

08/07/2012

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Baumgartner – A US Senate Candidate in a Hurry

Senate hopeful Michael Baumgartner doesn’t so much speak as blurt out a torrent of words. A Republican who is seeking the nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, Baumgartner, 36, is clearly a man in a hurry.

07/14/2012

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VP Biden Visiting WA for Campaign Fundraiser

Vice President Joe Biden is visiting Washington state on Monday, July 9 for a fundraiser on behalf of Sen. Maria Cantwell.

06/22/2012

Sen. Maria Cantwell talks to a reporter outside of the Senate chamber. (credit: Mark Wilson/GettyImages)

Cantwell, Begich: Plan Now For Tsunami Debris

With a derelict Japanese fishing boat floating off the coast of Canada, U.S. senators from Alaska and Washington state said Friday that the United States needs to hurry up and get ready for more debris from last year’s Japanese tsunami.

04/01/2012

Live From T-Town: Biden Lets The GOP Have It

    “Appearing alongside Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, Biden — clad in a purple University of Washington jacket and cap — used his speech to paint a stark contrast between Democrats and Republicans. “This […]

10/08/2010

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