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Female senators call on NFL's Goodell for 'zero tolerance' on violent assault

Female senators call on NFL's Goodell for 'zero tolerance' on violent assault

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) --A bipartisan group of female senators sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell calling for "zero tolerance" for incidences of domestic abuse.
Gabrielle Levy
Obama stops to tour mudslide site in Washington en route to Asia

Obama stops to tour mudslide site in Washington en route to Asia

EVERETT, Wash., April 22 (UPI) -- President Obama visited the site of the deadly Washington State mudslide Tuesday as he headed to Asia for a week-long trip.
Frances Burns
IRS offers extension to Washington mudslide victims, relief workers

IRS offers extension to Washington mudslide victims, relief workers

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- The Internal Revenue Service on Friday offered victims of the Washington mudslide a six-month extension to file their returns and pay any taxes due.
Ananth Baliga
Senate Democrats to pull all-nighter on climate change

Senate Democrats to pull all-nighter on climate change

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- A group of more than two dozen Senate Democrats plan to take, after final votes Monday night, an all-night "talkathon" on climate change.
Gabrielle Levy
Two members of Congress want Washington Redskins to change name

Two members of Congress want Washington Redskins to change name

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Two members of Congress Monday asked the National Football League to take a position supporting a name change for the Washington Redskins.
U.S. lawmakers write letter to NFL urging change of Washington Redskins name

U.S. lawmakers write letter to NFL urging change of Washington Redskins name

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Sen. Maria Cantwell and Rep. Tom Cole write a letter to the NFL warning about the offensive Washington Redskins nickname.
Evan Bleier
Inslee: Temp bridge might sub for collapsed I-5 bridge

Inslee: Temp bridge might sub for collapsed I-5 bridge

MOUNT VERNON, Wash., May 24 (UPI) -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said a temporary bridge might carry traffic over the Skagit River until a permanent fix can be arranged for the collapsed I-5 bridge.

Huerta: Dreamliner decision 'very soon'

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- U.S. aviation official Michael Huerta said in Washington Tuesday he expects a decision soon on letting Boeing's grounded 787 Dreamliner back into service.
McConnell stiff-arms Obama, Senate Dems

McConnell stiff-arms Obama, Senate Dems

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- After Democrats increased their U.S. Senate majority Tuesday, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell challenged the president to "move to the political center."

Dems to push anti-domestic violence bill

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- Female Democrats in the U.S. Senate said they will push for quick action to extend the Violence Against Women Act while Republicans say the timing is suspect.

Wash. Rep. Inslee leaving Congress

SEATTLE, March 10 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., announced Saturday he is leaving Congress to concentrate full time on running for governor of Washington.
U.S.: Canada hid salmon virus for 10 years

U.S.: Canada hid salmon virus for 10 years

SEATTLE, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. officials have expressed annoyance an 8-year-old Canadian scientific report on a deadly West Coast salmon virus wasn't shared or published.

Senate extends debate on reform bill

WASHINGTON, May 19 (UPI) -- U.S. Senate Democrats failed Wednesday to end debate and move to a vote on financial regulation reform legislation a leading Democrat said lacks "key reforms."

Crude oil prices drop Thursday

NEW YORK, May 15 (UPI) -- Crude oil prices receded Thursday on the New York Mercantile Exchange after the U.S. Senate passed a bill to limit speculative energy purchases.

Filmmakers arrested in Nigeria back home

SEATTLE, April 21 (UPI) -- A film crew from Seattle that was arrested in Nigeria has returned to the U.S. Pacific Northwest.
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Maria Cantwell
WAP2001031508- 13 MARCH 2001 - WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Freshman Democratic Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), who was reportedly worth as much as $40 million from her extraordinary success at RealNetworks, a Seattle high-tech firm, is $4.2 million in debt, the Herald of Everett newspaper in Washington state reported Tuesday. Cantwell spent $5 million of her own money in defeating three-term Republican incumbent Sen. Slade Gorton. She also took out loans, and still owes $3.8 million to U.S. Bank and approximately $386,000 to various vendors, staff members and consultants. cc/cc/Chris Corder UPI
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Maria E. Cantwell (born October 13, 1958) is the junior United States Senator from the state of Washington and is a member of the Democratic Party.

Previously she served in the Washington House of Representatives, and then in the United States House of Representatives from Washington's 1st congressional district between 1992 and 1994, after which she worked as an executive for RealNetworks. She is Washington's second female senator, serving with Patty Murray.

Cantwell was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was raised in a predominantly Irish-American neighborhood on the south side of Indianapolis. Her father, Paul F. Cantwell, served as county commissioner, city councilman, state legislator, and Chief of Staff for U.S. Representative Andrew Jacobs, Jr. Her mother, Rose M., was an administrative assistant.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Maria Cantwell."
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