Washington Senator Democrat
Maria Cantwell Bio
- Born in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 13th, 1958
- United States Senator for the State of Washington.
- Grew up in a strong working-class family
- Helped build a company that created hundreds of high-paying jobs from the ground up.
- Elected to the U.S. Senate in 2000 and again in 2006
- Lead efforts in the Senate to make America more energy independent
- Better educational opportunities
- Accessible health care for our families
- joined all but three Democrats in voting against the amendment, even as gas prices in Washington continue to remain high.
- fretted that oil production could foul such a pristine region which contains no roads and is barely populated
- Cantwell doesn't want to pollute one of the last great refuges for north america and that its a sweet deal for oil companies