Politician and Democrat from Washington who was first elected to the Senate in 1992 and opposed the war in Iraq. She became the Chairman of the important Senate Committee on the Budget in 2013.
She earned a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education from Washington State University in 1972.
She is Washington's first-ever female senator.
He has two children, Sara and Randy.
She endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton during the 2008 Democratic presidential primaries.