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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: The Iraq War
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Civil Rights
Issue Position: Judiciary
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Military and Veterans
Issue Position: Budget and the Economy
Issue Positions: Environment and Energy
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Positions: International Relations
July 10, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski, Schumer, Gillibrand Laud Senate Passage of Bill to Honor Harriet Tubman
July 9, 2014 Cardin Statement on the Confirmation of Julián Castro to be HUD Secretary
July 9, 2014 Hobby Lobby: Cardin Backs Legislative Fix To Protect Women's Health In Aftermath Of Supreme Court Decision
July 9, 2014 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Authorization Act - Motion to Proceed
July 8, 2014 Justice From Serbia
July 7, 2014 Mikulski, Cardin Visit Baltimore City's 99-Year-Old Water Filtration Plan in Push to Make Water Infrastructure Upgrades a National Priority
July 1, 2014 Cardin Statement on the Deaths of Israeli Teens Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaar, and Naftali Fraenkel
June 30, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Approve Ethanol Produced by Winter Barley as Advanced Biofurl
June 30, 2014 Cardin Assails SCOTUS Decision on Hobby Lobby as a Threat to Women's Rights
June 27, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski Announce Over $1.3 Million in Federal Funding to Help Homeless Veterans Across Maryland
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 26, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 26, 2014 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day
June 26, 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
June 26, 2014 Cardin Calls for Emergency Action to Stop Price Spikes Caused by Oil Speculators
June 26, 2014 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer and Civil Rights Act of 1964
June 26, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski Announce More Than $5 Million In Federal Funding To Support On-The-Job Training For Long-Term Unemployed
June 26, 2014 Independence Day
June 25, 2014 Sen. Cardin, Rep. Conyers, CPC, CBC, CHC and CAPAC Leaders, Launch #MoreThanAProfile
June 25, 2014 Waters of the United States
June 25, 2014 Cardin Calls Bipartisan Action To Modernize Workforce Development Programs Important For The Future Strength Of Our Economy
June 24, 2014 Cardin Statement on SCOTUS Ruling on Carbon Standards
June 23, 2014 Mikulski, Cardin, Ruppersberger and Sarbanes Visit Baltimore VA Medical Center to Ensure Progress on Timely Delivery of Care for Veterans
June 20, 2014 Cardin, Boozman Lead Bipartisan Effort To Accelerate Global Development Partnerships And Promote Innovation
June 19, 2014 Juneteenth 149th Anniversary
June 19, 2014 Maryland Agriculture
June 19, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 18, 2014 Cardin Statement on Juneteenth, A Celebration of Freedom for African Americans
June 18, 2014 Mikulski, Cardin Announce More Than $7 Million in Federal Funds to Strengthen Ecosystems Damaged by Super Storm Sandy
June 18, 2014 Cardin Statement on Acting VA Secretary Gibson's Visit to Baltimore
June 18, 2014 Cardin Statement On The Situation In Iraq
June 17, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 - Motion to Proceed
June 13, 2014 Letter to Ian Rear, CEO of Pfizer - Maryland Jobs
June 13, 2014 Cardin Calls On Marylanders To Reflect On Their Rich History For Flag Day 2014
June 13, 2014 Cardin Statement on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month 2014
June 12, 2014 On World Day Against Child Labor, Cardin Urges Largest Tobacco Companies to Prohibit Child Labor in the Supply Chain
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