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 1,522 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 8,359 views per program. Most appearances with Sheldon Whitehouse (12), Greta Wodele Brawner (12), Sander Levin (10). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Health Care, Tax Policy.

Appearances by Title:January 4, 2007 - Present U.S. Senator, D-MD View Map Videos: 942

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

  • Tax Reform

    Tax Reform

    The Senate Finance Committee, which writes tax policy, heard testimony from former Treasury Department officials at a…

  • State Department Reorganization

    State Department Reorganization

    Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan testified at a hearing \ on the proposed reorganization of the State Department that was…

  • Human Trafficking

    Human Trafficking

    Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan and Susan Coppedge, the U.S. diplomat assigned to combat human trafficking,…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on the nomination of David Nye to be U.S. district judge for the District of Idaho.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Neomi Rao’s nomination to be administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA).

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate convened for a legislative session. Democratic members spoke about the Senate Republican Affordable Care Act…

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