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Senator Maria Cantwell

Biodiesel Tax Credit: Why Trump's Attack on Unbalanced Trade Policies Resonates With Voters

Paul Alexander | Posted 04.21.2017 | Green
Paul Alexander

Most attention has been paid to the U.S. trade deals with Mexico and China, because they number in the hundreds of billions of dollars, but one economic issue, which numbers in the hundreds of millions, is vitally important to the renewable energy industry.

The Cupcake Stigma and Respect for Women Entrepreneurs

Joanna L. Krotz | Posted 11.02.2016 | Business
Joanna L. Krotz

Cultural biases and conventions simply don't put "woman" and "entrepreneur" in the same space. The archetype remains tethered to the hunter male, a relentless warrior who vanquishes any and all unbelievers. Women continue to be seen by funders, and really the public at large, as newbies or juniors-in-training.

Amanda Terkel

Female Senator's Marital Status Used In Political Attack | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Maria Cantwell's (D-Wash.) position on Plan B emergency contraception is being called into question by her Republican opponent, due...

Democratic Senator Takes On Wall Street Behind The Scenes

The New York Times | Timothy Egan | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

SEATTLE -- Crawling along a ledge leading to the 13,775-foot summit of Grand Teton two months ago, Senator Maria Cantwell, Democrat of Washington, pau...

Amanda Terkel

DREAM Act Closer To Becoming A Reality | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ryan Grim contributed to this report. WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced on Tuesday that he is moving on a major pie...

Climate Compromise, Not Capitulation

Denis Hayes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Denis Hayes

Senator Lindsey Graham has threatened to walk away from the climate legislation he had fashioned over many months with Senators John Kerry and Joe Lieberman.

Senator Maria Cantwell

Local News | Kyung M. Song | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Washington Senator Maria Cantwell is leading a crusade against derivatives trading, writes Kyung Song in the Seattle Times: "She has introduced bills ...

Barney Frank Says He Will Reconsider Derivatives Rules, Acknowledges 'There May Be A Problem' | Michael Kranish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- House Financial Services Committee chairman Barney Frank, under fire from some fellow Democrats and consumer groups for carving out what...

Don't Mess With Maria

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

Surprisingly, the best informed and most relentless financial reform crusader is not a committee chair at all but a back-bench Senator from Washington state, Maria Cantwell.

Senator Ron Wyden: The Public Option Doesn't Go Far Enough

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

Senator Wyden discussed his "Free Choice Proposal" in detail with me, just two days after he met with President Obama to discuss the latest developments in the health care reform battle. Here's what he said.

Maria, Maria! Washington's Maria Cantwell Voted 'Sexiest Senator' (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Last week we asked you to select the sexiest senator on Capitol Hill. Nearly 40,000 of you voted, and although many of you wrote in former Illinois S...

Genachowski Rule: FCC Confirmation Is a Lovefest

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Genachowski's confirmation hearing for FCC chairman last week was a provocative give-and-take on national communications infrastructure, broadband policy, mobile deployment and transparency.

Talk Radio Hosts Offer the GOP a Huge Leadership Pool

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

With the Republican Party flailing about looking for new leaders why don't any of the high-powered conservative radio talkers run for public office?

Sen. Cantwell Aide Arrested For Soliciting Minor

Associated Press | Matthew Daly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A former aide to Sen. Maria Cantwell is in federal custody after being arrested on a charge of attempting to sexually exploit a minor. James Michael ...