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*
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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.