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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:

Latest Votes:

Aug 7 2022

Voted No On the Motion on HR5376

To provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of S. Con. Res. 14.

Aug 7 2022

Voted Yes On Passage of the Bill on HR5376

To provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of S. Con. Res. 14.

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $207,361
Individual $75,074
PAC & SuperPac $128,000
Disbursements: $316,816
Individual Refunds $2,000
Committee Refunds $0
Debts Owed $0
Cash on Hand $1,152,268

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

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

s4187 - May 11 2022

A bill to amend the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act to make improvements to that Act, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres630 - May 11 2022

A resolution expressing the support for the designation of the week of May 1, 2022, through May 7, 2022, as "National Small Business Week" to celebrate the contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in every community in the United States.

Cosponsors
51

sres630 - May 11 2022

A resolution expressing the support for the designation of the week of May 1, 2022, through May 7, 2022, as "National Small Business Week" to celebrate the contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in every community in the United States.

Cosponsors
51

sres613 - May 3 2022

A resolution promoting minority health awareness and supporting the goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month in April 2022, 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 or other Pacific Islanders.

Cosponsors
14

sres613 - May 3 2022

A resolution promoting minority health awareness and supporting the goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month in April 2022, 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 or other Pacific Islanders.

Cosponsors
14

s4008 - Apr 5 2022

A bill to provide COVID relief for restaurants, gyms, minor league sports teams, border businesses, live venue service providers, exclave businesses, and providers of transportation services.

Cosponsors
1

s4008 - Apr 5 2022

A bill to provide COVID relief for restaurants, gyms, minor league sports teams, border businesses, live venue service providers, exclave businesses, and providers of transportation services.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4008 - Apr 5 2022

A bill to provide COVID relief for restaurants, gyms, minor league sports teams, border businesses, live venue service providers, exclave businesses, and providers of transportation services.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4008 - Apr 5 2022

A bill to provide COVID relief for restaurants, gyms, minor league sports teams, border businesses, live venue service providers, exclave businesses, and providers of transportation services.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3744 - Mar 3 2022

A bill to amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to reauthorize and modify the boundary of the Baltimore National Heritage Area, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3492 - Jan 12 2022

A bill to address the importance of foreign affairs training in national security, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3493 - Jan 12 2022

A bill to require guidance on extending expiration dates for certain drugs, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3492 - Jan 12 2022

A bill to address the importance of foreign affairs training in national security, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
3

s3492 - Jan 12 2022

A bill to address the importance of foreign affairs training in national security, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
3

s2958 - Oct 7 2021

A bill to require the Attorney General to make competitive grants to State, tribal, and local governments to establish and maintain witness protection and assistance programs.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

s2986 - Oct 7 2021

A bill to require a review of sanctions with respect to Russian kleptocrats and human rights abusers.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2986 - Oct 7 2021

A bill to require a review of sanctions with respect to Russian kleptocrats and human rights abusers.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2937 - Oct 5 2021

A bill to authorize humanitarian assistance and civil society support, promote democracy and human rights, and impose targeted sanctions with respect to human rights abuses in Burma, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
13

s2937 - Oct 5 2021

A bill to authorize humanitarian assistance and civil society support, promote democracy and human rights, and impose targeted sanctions with respect to human rights abuses in Burma, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
13

sres404 - Sep 30 2021

A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Retirement Security Month, including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles, increasing personal financial literacy, and engaging the people of the United States on the keys to success in achieving and maintaining retirement security throughout their lifetimes.

Cosponsors
6

sres404 - Sep 30 2021

A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Retirement Security Month, including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles, increasing personal financial literacy, and engaging the people of the United States on the keys to success in achieving and maintaining retirement security throughout their lifetimes.

Cosponsors
6

sres383 - Sep 23 2021

A resolution designating the week beginning September 12, 2021, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week".

Cosponsors
15

sres383 - Sep 23 2021

A resolution designating the week beginning September 12, 2021, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week".

Cosponsors
15

sres379 - Sep 22 2021

A resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of September 13, 2021, through September 17, 2021, as "National Small Business Week" to celebrate the contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in every community in the United States.

Cosponsors
45

sres379 - Sep 22 2021

A resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of September 13, 2021, through September 17, 2021, as "National Small Business Week" to celebrate the contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in every community in the United States.

Cosponsors
45

s2709 - Aug 10 2021

A bill to amend the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 to increase the fiscal year 2021 commitments to guarantee certain business loans of the Small Business Administration.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres349 - Aug 9 2021

A resolution honoring the contributions of the Ritchie Boys.

Cosponsors
4

s2675 - Aug 7 2021

A bill to amend the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to increase appropriations to Restaurant Revitalization Fund, and for other purposes.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
9

s2653 - Aug 5 2021

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for collegiate housing and infrastructure grants.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
2

s2595 - Aug 4 2021

A bill to address prescription drug shortages and improve the quality of prescription drugs, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2521 - Jul 28 2021

A bill to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish an SBIC Working Group, and for other purposes.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2521 - Jul 28 2021

A bill to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish an SBIC Working Group, and for other purposes.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
2

s2521 - Jul 28 2021

A bill to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish an SBIC Working Group, and for other purposes.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres322 - Jul 27 2021

A resolution reaffirming the alliance between the United States and Bulgaria, congratulating Bulgaria on its July 11, 2021 parliamentary elections, and calling for continued progress in Bulgaria towards combating corruption, respecting the freedom of the press, and protecting minority rights.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
3

sres322 - Jul 27 2021

A resolution reaffirming the alliance between the United States and Bulgaria, congratulating Bulgaria on its July 11, 2021 parliamentary elections, and calling for continued progress in Bulgaria towards combating corruption, respecting the freedom of the press, and protecting minority rights.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
3

s2392 - Jul 20 2021

A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to allow the Secretary of State to make available to the public certain records pertaining to the refusal of a visa or permit based on an alien's involvement in corruption, transnational repression, or human rights abuse, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1