Ben Cardin

Benjamin Louis Cardin is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who serves as the senior United States Senator from Maryland, in office since 2007. Before his election to the Senate, Cardin was previously a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Maryland-3 . He also served in the Maryland House of Delegates , serving as Speaker . He was the youngest Speaker in Maryland history. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Ben Cardin has 1,573 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 127 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 8,377 views per program. Most appearances with Sheldon Whitehouse (14), Nancy Pelosi (12), 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: 993

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: 579

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate passed a bill to extend federal government funding until December 22, 7017. CSenator Al Franken (D-MN) announced…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate voted in favor of starting negotiations with the House on the Republican tax reform bill. Members rejected two…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate passed the Republican tax reform bill, 51 - 49. Senator Bob Corker was the only Republican to vote against the…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    Members considered the Senate Republican tax reform bill.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    Senators voted 52-48 in favor of a motion to proceed to consideration of the Republicans' tax reform bill for 20 hours.…

  • Senate Republican Tax Reform Plan, Part 1

    Senate Republican Tax Reform Plan, Part 1

    The Senate Finance Committee continued into its fourth day of consideration of the Senate Republicans' tax reform bill. The…

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