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 1,626 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 8,385 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: 1,045

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: 580

Recent Appearances

  • State Department Confirmations

    State Department Confirmations

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a confirmation hearing on three State Department nominations, including retired…

  • Autonomous Vehicles and Transportation Infrastructure

    Autonomous Vehicles and Transportation Infrastructure

    The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing to examine how transportation infrastructure needs would…

  • Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Following their weekly caucus luncheon, Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and other members of Senate Democratic…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Annemarie Carney Axon’s judicial nomination to the Northern District of Alabama and began work on the…

  • State Department Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request

    State Department Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the department’s fiscal year 2019 budget…

  • Rural Health Care

    Rural Health Care

    Industry analysts and health care providers testified at a hearing on challenges facing rural hospitals and offered their…

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