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 1,647 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 8,387 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: 1,062

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

  • Environmental Protection Agency Agenda

    Environmental Protection Agency Agenda

    Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler testified on his agency’s priorities, his first congressional appearance since taking over following Scott Pruitt’s resignation on July 6,…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate confirmed Britt Grant to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. They also voted to advance four fiscal year 2019…

  • Congressional Roundtable on the Opioid Crisis

    Congressional Roundtable on the Opioid Crisis

    Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) led a roundtable discussion in Baltimore with…

  • Newsmakers with Senator Ben Cardin

    Newsmakers with Senator Ben Cardin

    Senator Ben Cardin, D-MD, a Foreign Relations Committee member, talked about the Helsinki meetings between Presidents Trump…

  • Tax Administration and IRS Oversight

    Tax Administration and IRS Oversight

    IRS National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson and tax professionals testified before a Senate Finance subcommittee to discuss…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate continued debate on H.R.6147, a package of four spending bills for fiscal year 2019: (1) Interior and…

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