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 1,619 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 House Committee 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 8,384 views per program. Most appearances with Sheldon Whitehouse (14), Nancy Pelosi (13), Greta Wodele Brawner (12). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Health Care, Tax Policy.

Appearances by Title:January 4, 2007 - Present U.S. Senator, D-MD View Map Videos: 1,038

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: 580

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Mitchell Zais to be deputy education secretary. Members also voted 52-47 to overturn the FCC’s repeal of the…

  • Senator Ben Cardin on Russia Sanctions

    Senator Ben Cardin on Russia Sanctions

    Senate Foreign Relations Committee member Ben Cardin (D-MD) gave the keynote address at a Center for Strategic and…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate in a 57-42 vote confirmed the nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo as secretary of state. Members also…

  • Senate Foreign Relations Committee Meeting on Mike Pompeo Nomination

    Senate Foreign Relations Committee Meeting on Mike Pompeo Nomination

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a meeting to vote President Trump’s secretary of state nominee, CIA Director Mike…

  • Opioid Crisis

    Opioid Crisis

    Assistant Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Admiral Brett Giroir and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Kim…

  • U.S. Policy Toward Yemen

    U.S. Policy Toward Yemen

    State Department, Defense Department, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officials testified at a…

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