Ben Cardin

Benjamin Louis Cardin is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Maryland, first elected to that seat in 2006. A Democrat, 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 1,791 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 8,418 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (16), Nancy Pelosi (15), Sheldon Whitehouse (14). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Health Care, Tax Policy.

Appearances by Title:January 4, 2007 - Present U.S. Senator, D-MD View Map Videos: 1,209

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: 581

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Hearing on COVID-19 and the IRS

    Senate Hearing on COVID-19 and the IRS

    Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig testified before the Senate Finance Committee about the impact of…

  • Senate Hearing on Pandemic Response Reforms

    Senate Hearing on Pandemic Response Reforms

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a virtual hearing to examine the U.S. and international response to the ongoing…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate continued work on the fiscal year 2021 Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the annual defense programs and policy…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate began work on the fiscal year 2021 Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the annual defense programs and policy bill.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Cory Wilson’s judicial nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Lawmakers also voted…

  • Coronavirus Response and Global Pandemic Preparedness

    Coronavirus Response and Global Pandemic Preparedness

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee convened a hearing to examine the U.S. and international response to the coronavirus pandemic.…

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District Map Ideology Rankings Past Elections

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov

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