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Benjamin Louis “Ben” Cardin (born October 5, 1943) is the junior United States Senator from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party. Before his election to the Senate, Cardin was a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Maryland’s 3rd congressional district from 1987 to 2007.

Cardin says the American Rescue Plan will bring needed relief to Marylanders

“Emergencies like this are when government can best bring together the resources that will make a positive difference in people’s lives.” WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Chair of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee and a senior...

Sen. Ben Cardin’s Statement on the Confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the...

Cardin Statement on the Confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court "I am not convinced that Judge Barrett would administer impartial justice and guarantee equal protection of the law and equal justice under the law. So I...

Cardin Statement on Arrests in the Murder of Ahmaud Arbery

“It has been heartbreaking to see yet another family gripped by tragedy as result of racial profiling in America.” BALTIMORE – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Special Representative on Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Intolerance for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe...

Empowering Minority Entrepreneurs

By Sen. Ben Cardin In 1977, former Congressman Parren Mitchell fought to pass an amendment to a $4 billion federal public works program requiring city and state recipients to set aside 10 percent of the funds for minority-owned businesses. Congressman...

Baltimore Congressional Delegation Expresses Ongoing Commitment to Baltimore City, Mayor Jack Young

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with Congressmen Elijah E. Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger and John P. Sarbanes released the following joint statement following the resignation of Mayor Catherine E. Pugh. “As Baltimore’s federal delegation, we are...

GOP Scheming Under Obama Led to Travel Ban

By Ben Cardin The following is taken from a statement from U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) on the Supreme Court upholding the Trump administration ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries. It has been lightly edited for clarity. This decision...

REMINDER: TOMORROW at 9:30 AM – Cardin to Discuss Recent Tax, Healthcare, Immigration Policy...

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 11, 2018 CONTACTS: TIM ZINK 410-962-4436/SUE WALITSKY 202-224-4524   MEDIA ADVISORY   Cardin to Discuss Implications of Recent Tax, Healthcare, Immigration Policy Shifts on Small Businesses with Northern Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce   Monday, February 12 at 9:30 AM, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin will join...

Cardin Outlines Support for the Bipartisan Budget Agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 9, 2018 CONTACTS: SUE WALITSKY 202-224-4524/TIM ZINK 410-962-4436   Cardin Outlines Support for the Bipartisan Budget Agreement “I am pleased that the Senate will turn to immigration reform after this budget is passed and urge Congress to roll up its sleeves and...

Cardin Returns to Leadership Position on Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 9, 2018 CONTACTS: SUE WALITSKY 202-224-4524/TIM ZINK 410-962-4436 Cardin Returns to Leadership Position on Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) this week resumed his role as Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and...

REMINDER: TOMORROW – Cardin in Annapolis to Spotlight Historic Preservation and Crofton to Talk...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 4, 2018 CONTACTS: TIM ZINK 410-962-4436/SUE WALITSKY 202-224-4524   MEDIA ADVISORY   TOMORROW: Cardin in Annapolis to Spotlight Historic Preservation Tax Credit and Crofton to Talk Small Business Success, Sustainability at Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company   TOMORROW, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin will be in...

Cardin Says the Leadership Vacuum in the White House has Spilled Over to Congressional...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2017 CONTACTS: SUE WALITSKY 202-228-6232 /TIM ZINK 410-962-4436 Cardin Says the Leadership Vacuum in the White House has Spilled Over to Congressional Republicans, Forcing a Federal Shutdown “There is no such thing as a ‘good shutdown.’ It is unacceptable that Republicans...

Cardin Reacts to Cloture Vote on FISA Reauthorization Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 16, 2018 CONTACTS: SUE WALITSKY 202-224-4524/TIM ZINK 410-962-4436   Cardin Statement on Cloture Vote on FISA Reauthorization Legislation “I voted against cloture on the FISA reauthorization legislation because, particularly on a bill that has such a profound impact on the civil liberties...

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