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Ben Cardin's Public Statements

Full Name: Benjamin 'Ben' L. Cardin
Office: U.S. Senate (MD) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Myrna; 1 Child: Deborah
Birth Date: 10/05/1943
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
Home City: Baltimore, MD
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
It's Time to Prohibit Airlines from Charging for Carry-On Baggage
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: The Iraq War
Issue Position: Civil Rights
Issue Position: Budget and the Economy
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Military and Veterans
Issue Positions: International Relations
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Positions: Environment and Energy
Issue Position: Judiciary
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Immigration
Aug. 20, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski, Announce $4.7 Million in Rural Development Funding for Water and Waste Disposal Projects in Western Maryland
Aug. 19, 2014 Cardin Statement on Syrian Chemical Weapons Program and Cardin/Rubio War Crimes Accountability Bill
Aug. 19, 2014 Chairman Cardin Mourns Passing of Ambassador Todman
Aug. 15, 2014 Mikulski, Cardin Announce Federal Funding to Purchase Life-Saving Firefighting Equipment in Calvert County
Aug. 15, 2014 Cardin Statement on Michael Brown and Ferguson, Missouri
Aug. 15, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski Announce More Than $800,000 in Federal Funding to Purchase Life-Saving Firefighting Equipment in Dorchester County
Aug. 15, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski Announce Federal Funding to Purchase Life-Saving Firefighting Equipment in Somerset County
Aug. 14, 2014 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts
Aug. 14, 2014 Cardin Highlights Upward Trend of O.C. Hospitality Industry with Local Businesses and Officials
Aug. 13, 2014 Cardin Announces $5.5 Million Federal Grant for Repairs at Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Airport
Aug. 12, 2014 Cardin Underscores Effectiveness of Affordable Care Act for Seniors at Baltimore's Keswick Multi-Care Center
Aug. 12, 2014 Cardin Tour of Center for Urban Families Spotlights Importance of Job Training, Stable Communities
Aug. 11, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski, Ruppersberger, Brown Announce Funding For Hospital-Based Domestic Violence Program at UMMC
Aug. 10, 2014 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript: Iraq
Aug. 8, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Oil & Gas Drilling off the East Coast
Aug. 7, 2014 Mikulski, Cardin, Van Hollen Announce Federal Funding for Fire Prevention and Safety in Montgomery County
Aug. 6, 2014 Mikulski, Cardin Announce Federal Funding to Purchase Life-Saving Firefighting Equipment in Queen Anne's County
Aug. 5, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Investigate Weapons Found at UNRWA Facilities
Aug. 5, 2014 Mikulski, Cardin Announce More Than $800,000 in Federal Funding to Purchase Life-Saving Firefighting Equipment in Dorchester County
Aug. 4, 2014 Cardin, Cantwell Applaud Small Business Scorecard for Federal Contracting
Aug. 4, 2014 Cardin Statement on the Passing of James Brady
Aug. 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Abandon Plans for Seismic Testing off Maryland Coast
Aug. 1, 2014 Cardin Statement on Hamas Breach of Cease Fire
Aug. 1, 2014 Cardin, Collins Lead Senate Recognition of Direct Support Professionals
Aug. 1, 2014 Cardin Urges Republicans to Set Aside Partisanship for Humanitarian And Disaster Relief
Aug. 1, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Needed Military Assistance to Ukraine
Aug. 1, 2014 Cardin Praises Expansion of Visa Program for Afghans Who Have Risked Their Lives to Support the U.S. Military and Diplomats
July 31, 2014 Letter to Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations - UN Response to the Conflict in Gaza
July 31, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit an Opportunity to Advance LGBT Rights
July 31, 2014 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014
July 31, 2014 Mikulski, Cardin Announce More than $700,000 National Science Foundation Grant to Enhance Cybersecurity Curriculum at Hagerstown Community College
July 31, 2014 Cantwell Introduces Legislation to Close the Gender Gap for Women Entrepreneurs
July 31, 2014 Cardin Effort to Protect Cemeteries from Desecration Heads to President Obama to Be Signed into Law
July 31, 2014 Cardin Welcomes Marylander Carolyn Colvin as Nominee for Social Security Commissioner
July 30, 2014 Mikulski, Risch, Cardin Announce Committee Passage of Bipartisan Resolution Marking 70th Anniversary of Warsaw Uprising
July 30, 2014 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
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