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Stories with person: Maria Cantwell
  • Obama, Senate GOP work together on trade bill 
    Updated: May-19-15 7:46 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration and Senate Republicans worked in unusual harmony Tuesday to advance major trade legislation opposed by many rank-and-file Democrats, an expanding struggle already leaving a mark on the 2016 campaigns for the White House and control of Congress.

  • Forest Service chief expects busy firefighting season 
    Updated: May-05-15 4:14 pm

    WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Forest Service warned Tuesday of an "above average" fire season that could cost the agency more than $1 billion and require shifting funds from programs designed to prevent wildfires.