Ben Cardin

Benjamin Louis "Ben" 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, who has never lost an election, was a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing . 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 1,533 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 2009 with 108 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 8,362 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: 953

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

  • FBI Headquarters Consolidation

    FBI Headquarters Consolidation

    Officials from the FBI and General Services Administration (GSA) testified at a hearing on the future of the FBI headquarters.…

  • Affordable Housing

    Affordable Housing

    The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on increasing access to affordable housing. According to rental trends over $15…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    Senators voted down the so-called skinny repeal health care amendment. Republican Senators McCain (R-AZ), Murkowski (R-AK),…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on H.R.1628, the American Health Care Act. Among the amendments considered were one by Senator…

  • Senate Democrats' Reaction to Health Care Vote

    Senate Democrats' Reaction to Health Care Vote

    Senate Democrats reacted to the Senate 51-50 vote in favor of a motion to proceed to health care legislation. All Democrats and Senators…

  • Congressional Democrats Health Care Rally

    Congressional Democrats Health Care Rally

    Congressional Democrats held an impromptu rally after the Senate voted 51-50 in favor of a motion to proceed to health care legislation.…

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