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Congressman Benjamin Cardin from Maryland

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Congressman Benjamin L. Cardin
Democrat
Next Election: 2024
Benjamin L. Cardin
Maryland
202-224-4524

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Latest Announcements:

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Latest Votes:

May 23 2024

Voted Yes On the Cloture Motion on S4361

A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for border security and combatting fentanyl for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024, and for other purposes.

May 23 2024

Voted Yes On the Nomination on PN1212

Melissa Griffin Dalton, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of the Air Force

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $28,152
Individual $3,118
PAC & SuperPac $18,500
Disbursements: $206,326
Individual Refunds $23,600
Committee Refunds $29,900
Debts Owed $0
Cash on Hand $840,115

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

sres688 - May 15 2024

A resolution recognizing widening threats to freedom of the press and free expression around the world, reaffirming the vital role that a free and independent press plays in combating the growing threats of authoritarianism, misinformation, and disinformation, and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority of the United States Government in promoting democracy, human rights, and good governance in commemoration of World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2024.

Cosponsors
4

sres685 - May 14 2024

A resolution welcoming President Santiago Pena of Paraguay and commemorating the bilateral relationship between the Republic of Paraguay and the United States.

Cosponsors
4

sres685 - May 14 2024

A resolution welcoming President Santiago Pena of Paraguay and commemorating the bilateral relationship between the Republic of Paraguay and the United States.

Cosponsors
4

sres675 - May 2 2024

A resolution promoting minority health awareness and supporting the goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month in April 2024, which include bringing attention to the health disparities faced by minority populations of the United States such as American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders.

Cosponsors
8

sres654 - Apr 18 2024

A resolution expressing concern about the elevated levels of lead in one-third of the world's children and the global causes of lead exposure, and calling for the inclusion of lead exposure prevention in global health, education, and environment programs abroad.

Cosponsors
4

s4114 - Apr 11 2024

A bill to authorize a higher Federal share for emergency relief funds for the reconstruction of the Francis Scott Key Bridge located in Baltimore City and Baltimore and Anne Arundel Counties, Maryland, that collapsed on March 26, 2024, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
1

sres626 - Apr 8 2024

A resolution recognizing the importance of the United States-Japan alliance and welcoming the visit of Prime Minister Kishida Fumio to the United States.

Cosponsors
5

sres605 - Mar 20 2024

A resolution recognizing the 75th anniversary of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and its critical role in improving the dental, oral, and craniofacial health of the United States through research, training, and the dissemination of health information.

Cosponsors
1

sres605 - Mar 20 2024

A resolution recognizing the 75th anniversary of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and its critical role in improving the dental, oral, and craniofacial health of the United States through research, training, and the dissemination of health information.

Cosponsors
1

s3854 - Feb 29 2024

A bill to combat transnational repression abroad, to strengthen tools to combat authoritarianism, corruption, and kleptocracy, to invest in democracy research and development, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
1

s3705 - Jan 31 2024

A bill to protect individuals who face reprisals for defending human rights and democracy by enhancing the capacity of the United States Government to prevent, mitigate, and respond in such cases, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
7

sres518 - Jan 10 2024

A resolution expressing solidarity with the people of Guatemala and urging the Government of Guatemala to permit a peaceful transfer of power to President-elect Bernardo Arevalo.

Cosponsors
5

sconres24 - Dec 19 2023

A concurrent resolution condemning the hostilities in Sudan and standing with the people of Sudan in their calls for peace and their democratic aspirations.

Cosponsors
1

sconres24 - Dec 19 2023

A concurrent resolution condemning the hostilities in Sudan and standing with the people of Sudan in their calls for peace and their democratic aspirations.

Cosponsors
1

sres511 - Dec 18 2023

A resolution reinforcing the United States-Senegal relationship and urging the Government of Senegal to conduct free, fair, transparent, and inclusive elections on February 25, 2024.

Cosponsors
1

sres511 - Dec 18 2023

A resolution reinforcing the United States-Senegal relationship and urging the Government of Senegal to conduct free, fair, transparent, and inclusive elections on February 25, 2024.

Cosponsors
1

sres493 - Dec 12 2023

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate in support of the peaceful, democratic, and economic aspirations of the people of Sri Lanka.

Cosponsors
1

s5330 - Dec 21 2022

A bill to protect stateless persons in the United States, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
0

s5261 - Dec 14 2022

A bill to protect certain victims of human trafficking by expanding the authority of the Secretary of Homeland Security to grant such aliens continued presence in the United States.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

s5229 - Dec 8 2022

A bill to direct the Joint Committee of Congress on the Library to remove the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court Chamber of the Capitol and to obtain a bust of Thurgood Marshall for installation in the Capitol or on the Capitol Grounds, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
3

s5220 - Dec 8 2022

A bill to reauthorize programs of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
0

s5229 - Dec 8 2022

A bill to direct the Joint Committee of Congress on the Library to remove the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court Chamber of the Capitol and to obtain a bust of Thurgood Marshall for installation in the Capitol or on the Capitol Grounds, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
3

s5229 - Dec 8 2022

A bill to direct the Joint Committee of Congress on the Library to remove the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court Chamber of the Capitol and to obtain a bust of Thurgood Marshall for installation in the Capitol or on the Capitol Grounds, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
3

s5229 - Dec 8 2022

A bill to direct the Joint Committee of Congress on the Library to remove the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court Chamber of the Capitol and to obtain a bust of Thurgood Marshall for installation in the Capitol or on the Capitol Grounds, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
3

s5229 - Dec 8 2022

A bill to direct the Joint Committee of Congress on the Library to remove the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court Chamber of the Capitol and to obtain a bust of Thurgood Marshall for installation in the Capitol or on the Capitol Grounds, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
3

sres862 - Dec 7 2022

A resolution calling for the dissolution of the biased United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and Israel.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres862 - Dec 7 2022

A resolution calling for the dissolution of the biased United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and Israel.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
1

s5175 - Dec 1 2022

A bill to amend the Small Business Act to require an annual report on entrepreneurial development programs, and for other purposes.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
6

s5162 - Dec 1 2022

A bill to provide for a study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on the potential benefits on population health outcomes of incorporating into the Federal legislative process tools that measure the impacts of proposed legislation (including in areas outside of health care) on health and health disparities, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
3

s5102 - Nov 16 2022

A bill to authorize the Community Advantage Loan Program of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4900 - Sep 20 2022

A bill to reauthorize the SBIR and STTR programs and pilot programs, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
1

s4900 - Sep 20 2022

A bill to reauthorize the SBIR and STTR programs and pilot programs, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
1

s4900 - Sep 20 2022

A bill to reauthorize the SBIR and STTR programs and pilot programs, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
1

s4900 - Sep 20 2022

A bill to reauthorize the SBIR and STTR programs and pilot programs, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
1

sres767 - Sep 15 2022

A resolution designating the week beginning September 11, 2022, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week".

Cosponsors
11

sjres62 - Sep 14 2022

A joint resolution approving the location of a memorial to commemorate the commitment of the United States to a free press by honoring journalists who sacrificed their lives in service to that cause.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
2

sres721 - Jul 26 2022

A resolution celebrating the 50th anniversary of the inaugural launch of the Landsat series of Earth Observation satellites, a joint mission of the United States Geological Survey and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Cosponsors
3

sres721 - Jul 26 2022

A resolution celebrating the 50th anniversary of the inaugural launch of the Landsat series of Earth Observation satellites, a joint mission of the United States Geological Survey and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Cosponsors
3

s4558 - Jul 19 2022

A bill to amend title 51, United States Code, to direct the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to establish an initiative to conduct research, development, and demonstration on technologies capable of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and noise emissions from aircraft, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
4

sres699 - Jun 23 2022

A resolution congratulating the Terrapins men's lacrosse team of the University of Maryland, College Park for winning the 2022 National Collegiate Athletics Association Division I men's lacrosse national championship.

Cosponsors
1