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Stories with person: Maria Cantwell
  • new storyCardin's opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopes story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-04-15 12:33 pm

    WASHINGTON - A key Democratic senator, Ben Cardin of Maryland, announced opposition to the Iran nuclear deal Friday, in a blow to the White House and a boost to opponents.

  • A look at where Senate Democrats stand on the Iran deal 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 1:05 pm

    Congress will vote this month on a resolution to disapprove of the White House-backed nuclear deal struck with Iran by the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany. The deal aims to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for hundreds of billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions.

  • Senators: More must be done to prevent future wildfires 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 8:10 pm

    SEATTLE - As Washington and other Western states battle huge blazes this summer, two U.S. senators said at a field hearing in Seattle that more needs to be done to prepare for and help prevent future wildfires.