benjamin cardin

Senator Benjamin Cardin, D, MD

National
58%
District
54%
Rank
61st
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Congressional BIO

CARDIN, Benjamin Louis, a Senator and a Representative from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., October 5, 1943; attended public schools; graduated from Baltimore City College, Baltimore, Md., 1961; B.A., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1964; J.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore, Md., 1967; lawyer, private practice; member of the Maryland state house of delegates, 1966-1986, speaker, 1979-1986; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundredth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1987-January 3, 2007); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1989 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against Walter L. Nixon, judge of the United States District Court for the District Court of Mississippi; not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2006 for the term commencing January 3, 2007; reelected in 2012 for the term ending January 3, 2019.

Source: Congressional BIO Guide
Democrat, Maryland

Democrat, Maryland

Website
http://www.cardin.senate.gov
Washington Address
509 Hart Senate Office Building Washington Dc 20510

Legislative Standing

Sponsored

26

Passed

0

Rank in 535

28th

Committees

Senate Committee On Small Business And Entrepreneurship
Chairman - Commission On Security And Cooperation In Europe
Senate Committee On Foreign Relations
Senate Committee On Finance
Senate Committee On Environment And Public Works