Ben Cardin

Benjamin Louis Cardin is an American politician of the Democratic Party serving as the senior United States Senator from Maryland, first elected to that seat in 2006. He previously was a member of the United States House of Representatives for Maryland-3 from 1987 to 2007 and of the Maryland House of Delegates from 1967 to 1987. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Ben Cardin has 1,661 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for Maryland's 3rd district. The year with the most videos was 2017 with 135 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 8,393 views per program. Most appearances with Sheldon Whitehouse (14), Nancy Pelosi (13), Greta Brawner (13). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Health Care, Tax Policy.

Appearances by Title:January 4, 2007 - Present U.S. Senator, D-MD View Map Videos: 1,076

Previously

Co-Chair, Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe c. January 4, 2007 - c. December 31, 2008 Videos: 1 U.S. Representative, D-MD 3rd January 3, 1987 - January 3, 2007 Videos: 584

Recent Appearances

  • Judicial Nominations

    Judicial Nominations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance several of President Trump’s judicial nominees. This included the nomination of Jonathan…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate worked on White House nominations.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on a water infrastructure bill that included $4.4 billion for a program that finances state and…

  • Maryland Senate Debate

    Maryland Senate Debate

    Candidates for Maryland’s U.S. Senate seat, Senator Ben Cardin (D), Tony Campbell (R), and Neal Simon (I), met for a debate.…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    Sen. Portman (R-OH) Spoke on the floor Thursday afternoon to address the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to be an Associate…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate continued the legislative day of September 28, 2018. Members voted 93-6 in favor of a five-year re-authorization of the…

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