More Affordable Health Insurance Option Urged For WashingtonU.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell wants Washington state to bring back the Basic Health Plan, which provided an inexpensive health insurance option for the working poor.
Cantwell Urges More Federal Resources For Affordable HousingCalling homelessness and affordable housing a major challenge nationwide, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell joined mayors across Puget Sound on Thursday to urge more resources for a federal tax credit program to build low-income housing.
Vice President Biden To Visit Seattle Next Week Vice President Biden is expected to attend a fundraiser for Sen. Maria Cantwell
Cantwell Ties NFL Tax Status To Redskins NameSen. 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 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
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.
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.
Sen. Cantwell Expected To Easily Win Third TermU.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.