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 1,636 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 8,386 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: 1,051

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

  • Endangered Species Act

    Endangered Species Act

    The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing to consider legislation that would amend the Endangered Species…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Paul Ney’s nomination for Defense Department general counsel.

  • Trade Tariffs Implications

    Trade Tariffs Implications

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the economic impact of tariffs on imported foreign goods recently…

  • IRS Commissioner Confirmation Hearing

    IRS Commissioner Confirmation Hearing

    Charles Rettig, President Trump’s pick to head the Internal Revenue Service, testified at his confirmation hearing before the Senate…

  • Secretary Ross Testimony on Trade Tariffs Policy

    Secretary Ross Testimony on Trade Tariffs Policy

    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross defended the Trump administration’s tariffs actions during an appearance before the Senate…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate continued work on federal spending for energy and water projects, the legislative branch, military construction,…

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