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 1,653 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 House Proceeding 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 8,389 views per program. Most appearances with Sheldon Whitehouse (14), Nancy Pelosi (13), Greta Brawner (13). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Health Care, Tax Policy.

Appearances by Title:January 4, 2007 - Present U.S. Senator, D-MD View Map Videos: 1,068

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: 584

Recent Appearances

  • U.S.-Russia Arms Control Hearing

    U.S.-Russia Arms Control Hearing

    A representative each from the State and Defense departments testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the status…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate approved a bipartisan package of more than 70 bills to combat opioid addiction in the U.S. Members also passed a…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    Senators paid tribute to the late Senator John McCain (R-AZ), who died on August 25 at the age of 81. Members also confirmed…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 6157, a two-bill $857 billion fiscal year 2019 spending package containing the two largest annual…

  • Nicaragua, Honduras and Suriname Ambassadorial Nominations

    Nicaragua, Honduras and Suriname Ambassadorial Nominations

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing to consider the ambassadorial nominations of Kevin Sullivan for…

  • U.S.-Russia Relations

    U.S.-Russia Relations

    State and Treasury Department officials testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on a range of issues surrounding the…

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