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Maria Cantwell's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Maria Cantwell
Office: U.S. Senate (WA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Single
Birth Date: 10/13/1958
Birth Place: Indianapolis, IN
Home City: Edmonds, WA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
June 27, 2013 Letter to the Honorable James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence - Private Records
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
Feb. 19, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller - Religion and Hate Crimes
Jan. 30, 2013 Paycheck Fairness Act
Aug. 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
May 9, 2012 Cantwell's Statement on President Obama's Support of Marriage Equality
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
Jan. 20, 2012 Cantwell: "Keep the Internet Open for Free Speech and Innovation'
Oct. 3, 2011 Cantwell Statement Regarding Amanda Knox Appeal Verdict
June 29, 2011 13 Senators Team Up to Assure LGBT Youth that "It Gets Better"
Feb. 23, 2011 Cantwell Statement on Obama Administration's Defense of Marriage Act Ruling
Aug. 26, 2009 Cantwell Statement On Passing Of Senator Ted Kennedy
Jan. 16, 2007 Martin Luther King, Jr
Sept. 14, 2006 Cantwell Urges Immediate Deployment of U.N. Peacekeepers to Sudan to Halt Hostilities in Darfur
July 20, 2006 Senate Passes Renewal of Historic Voting Rights Act with Cantwell's Support
May 11, 2006 Cantwell Statement on Reports of NSA Collection of Americans' Phone Call Records
Jan. 31, 2006 Honoring the Life of Coretta Scott King
Jan. 13, 2006 Cantwell Commemorates Martin Luther King Day
Dec. 19, 2005 Senator Maria Cantwell's Weekly Update for Washington State
Oct. 25, 2005 Honoring the Life of and Expressing Condolences of the Senate on the Passing of Rosa Parks
June 13, 2005 Senate Apologizes for Failure to Pass Anti-Lynching Legislation in Early-1900s
March 1, 2005 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Jan. 17, 2005 Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan. 6, 2005 Objection to Counting of Ohio Electoral Votes
March 31, 2004 Tribute to Cesar Chavez
Feb. 24, 2003 Senator Cantwell's Statement Honoring Black History Month
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Civil Liberties
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