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Maria Cantwell's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

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
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
May 6, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Nigerian Girl Abductions by Boko Haram
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 9, 2014 Letter to Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Vice President - Settle US-China Solar Dispute
March 17, 2014 Cantwell Joins Delegation to Chile, Strengthening Ties with Expanding Market for Washington Products
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iranian Nuclear Program
June 20, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Urge UN Members to Renounce Statements Made Against Women by Muslim Brotherhood
March 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Support for Two-State Mid East Peace Process
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
Dec. 6, 2012 Cantwell Statement on Senate Passage of Bill to Expand Trade with Russia, Defend Human Rights
Nov. 16, 2012 Bipartisan Resolution Supporting Israel Passes U.S. Senate Unanimously
Oct. 31, 2012 Cantwell Praises Panama Free Trade Agreement Going Into Effect Today
Oct. 18, 2012 Letter to His Excellency Raja Pervez Ashraf, Prime Minister, Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
May 22, 2012 Senate Passes Cantwell Measure to Expose Illegal Iranian Oil Sales
March 12, 2012 Cantwell Statement on WTO Appeal Decision in EU-Boeing Case
March 7, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Feb. 27, 2012 President Signs into Law Cantwell-Backed Bill to Move Quileute Tribe Out of Tsunami Zone
Oct. 3, 2011 Cantwell Statement Regarding Amanda Knox Appeal Verdict
Aug. 4, 2011 Letter to Secretary Vilsack and Ambassador Kirk
Aug. 3, 2011 Letter to the President
July 27, 2011 Cantwell Statement Following Senate Confirmation of Gary Locke as the Next U.S. Ambassador to China
July 21, 2011 Cantwell Amendment Would Expose Prohibited Oil Exports to Iran
June 15, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduction of Military Forces in Afghanistan
May 2, 2011 Cantwell Statement on the Death of Osama Bin Laden
April 28, 2011 Cantwell Statement on President Obama's Nomination of Spokane Native Ryan Crocker as Next U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan
March 7, 2011 Cantwell Statement on President Obama's Plan to Nominate Gary Locke as Ambassador to China
Jan. 6, 2011 Cantwell Statement on Mexican Truck Proposal
Sept. 15, 2010 Cantwell Issues Statement on Interim WTO Decision on EU-Boeing Case
June 23, 2010 Cantwell Statement on President Obama's Appointment of Gen. Petraeus As Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan
June 18, 2010 Members of the Senate Women's Caucus on Burma Call on Burmese Military Junta to Release Democratic Leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Her Birthday
April 15, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
April 13, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary Of State
Dec. 4, 2009 Cantwell Statement on Amanda Knox Guilty Verdict
Nov. 6, 2009 Letter Barack Obama, President of the United States - Child Abduction to Japan
July 24, 2009 Letter to His Excellency Han Duk-soo, Ambassador Republic of Korea
July 1, 2009 Letter to His Excellency Nguyen Minh Triet, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
March 31, 2009 President Obama Calls on Congress to Pass Cantwell's Bill to Protect National Security and Increase Economic Development in Afghanistan and Pakistan
July 16, 2008 Cantwell Supports Funding to Help Combat AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
May 22, 2008 Letter to President George W. Bush, Re: Leadership in Darfur
May 22, 2008 Cantwell Votes to Safely Redeploy Troops From Iraq, Restore Military Readiness, and Address National Security Threats
April 11, 2008 Cantwell Statement on Iraq
March 14, 2008 Cantwell Works to Protect National Security by Increasing Opportunities and Development in Pakistan and Afghanistan
Feb. 28, 2008 Letter to Condoleeza Rice, Secretary of State, Re: Foreign Policy Progress With Cuba
Dec. 19, 2007 Cantwell Votes to Fund Key National Programs; Supports Measure to Safely Redeploy Troops From Iraq
Nov. 29, 2007 Letter to Ryozo Kato, Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of Japan to the United States, Re: Hunting of Endangered Whales
Nov. 16, 2007 Cantwell Votes for Troop Redeployment, New Course in Iraq
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