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 1,515 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 8,358 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: 935

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

  • Authorization for the Use of Military Force

    Authorization for the Use of Military Force

    Former George W. Bush and Obama administration officials testified at a hearing on the legal issues of congressional…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 98-2 to approve a bill imposing additional sanctions on Iran and Russia. The new sanctions on Iran penalize…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate continued debate on an Iran sanctions measure to penalize companies or people helping Iran develop ballistic…

  • Fiscal Year 2018 State Department Budget

    Fiscal Year 2018 State Department Budget

    Secretary Rex Tillerson testified a hearing on President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 State Department budget request. Committee members…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate blocked S.J.Res. 42, a disapproval resolution to block the sale of $510 million of precision-guided munitions as part…

  • HHS Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request

    HHS Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request

    Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price testified before the Senate Finance Committee on the president’s proposed 2018…

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