Ben Cardin

Benjamin Louis Cardin is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Maryland, first elected to that seat in 2006. A Democrat, 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 1,727 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 8,408 views per program. Most appearances with Sheldon Whitehouse (15), Nancy Pelosi (14), Chuck Schumer (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: 1,145

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: 581

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate blocked a disapproval resolution terminating the Trump administration’s new Environmental Protection Agency rule on carbon…

  • U.S. Policy Toward Iran

    U.S. Policy Toward Iran

    U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee concerning U.S. policy…

  • Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters in the Capitol following their weekly caucus luncheon. Minorit Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called on…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate confirmed Barbara Barrett’s nomination for Air Force secretary. Members also confirmed four district judge…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate passed a joint disapproval resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration for the U.S.…

  • Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters in the Capitol following their weekly caucus luncheon. Minority Leader Chuck…

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov

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