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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 Votes:

Sep 17 2020

Voted Yes On the Nomination on PN1508

Iain D. Johnston, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois

Sep 17 2020

Voted Yes On the Nomination on PN1510

Franklin Ulyses Valderrama, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $4,067,153
Individual $2,444,481
PAC & SuperPac $1,592,762
Disbursements: $3,509,770
Individual Refunds $15,225
Committee Refunds $4,500
Debts Owed $0
Cash on Hand $1,261,723

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

sres701 - Sep 17 2020

A resolution urging the Government of Burma to hold free, fair, inclusive, transparent, participatory, and credible elections on November 8, 2020.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
9

sres701 - Sep 17 2020

A resolution urging the Government of Burma to hold free, fair, inclusive, transparent, participatory, and credible elections on November 8, 2020.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
9

s4548 - Sep 9 2020

A bill to direct the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development to submit to Congress a report on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global basic education programs.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres653 - Jul 21 2020

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that a United States withdrawal from the World Health Organization undermines United States global health leadership and the international COVID-19 response.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
28

sres653 - Jul 21 2020

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that a United States withdrawal from the World Health Organization undermines United States global health leadership and the international COVID-19 response.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
28

s4116 - Jun 30 2020

A bill to extend the authority for commitments for the paycheck protection program and separate amounts authorized for other loans under section 7(a) of the Small Business Act, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
5

s4116 - Jun 30 2020

A bill to extend the authority for commitments for the paycheck protection program and separate amounts authorized for other loans under section 7(a) of the Small Business Act, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
5

s4116 - Jun 30 2020

A bill to extend the authority for commitments for the paycheck protection program and separate amounts authorized for other loans under section 7(a) of the Small Business Act, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
5

s4073 - Jun 25 2020

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against tax for neighborhood revitalization, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
5

s4014 - Jun 18 2020

A bill to provide for supplemental loans under the Paycheck Protection Program.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
3

s3863 - Jun 2 2020

A bill to direct the Architect of the Capitol to replace the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court Chamber of the United States Capitol with a bust of Thurgood Marshall to be obtained by the Joint Committee on the Library, and for other purposes.

Senate Rules and Administration Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres591 - May 20 2020

A resolution promoting minority health awareness and supporting the goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month in April 2020, 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
17

sres591 - May 20 2020

A resolution promoting minority health awareness and supporting the goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month in April 2020, 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
17

s3696 - May 12 2020

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to disregard additional unemployment compensation for purposes of premium tax credit and cost-sharing subsidies, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
5

s3604 - May 5 2020

A bill to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to report on COVID-19 recovery small business programs, and for other purposes.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
5

s3583 - Mar 25 2020

A bill to provide that certain Executive Orders and presidential memorandum with respect to Federal employee collective bargaining shall have no force or effect, and for other purposes.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
13

s3554 - Mar 20 2020

A bill to provide assistance to small businesses impacted by COVID-19, and for other purposes.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
8

s3518 - Mar 18 2020

A bill to provide grants to small business concerns, private nonprofit organizations, and small agricultural cooperatives affected by COVID-19, and for other purposes.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres539 - Mar 11 2020

A resolution supporting the rights of the people of Iran to determine their future, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
3

sres539 - Mar 11 2020

A resolution supporting the rights of the people of Iran to determine their future, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
3

sres527 - Mar 4 2020

A resolution recognizing the longstanding partnership between the United States and Australia to share critical firefighting resources during times of crisis.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
30

sres527 - Mar 4 2020

A resolution recognizing the longstanding partnership between the United States and Australia to share critical firefighting resources during times of crisis.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
30

sres524 - Mar 2 2020

A resolution condemning the practice of politically motivated imprisonment, calling for the immediate release of political prisoners in the Russian Federation, and urging action by the United States Government to impose sanctions with respect to persons responsible for that form of human rights abuse.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
4

sres524 - Mar 2 2020

A resolution condemning the practice of politically motivated imprisonment, calling for the immediate release of political prisoners in the Russian Federation, and urging action by the United States Government to impose sanctions with respect to persons responsible for that form of human rights abuse.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
4

s3149 - Jan 6 2020

A bill to provide for a Federal partnership to ensure educational equity and quality.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3146 - Dec 19 2019

A bill to ensure a fair process for negotiations of collective bargaining agreements under chapter 71 of title 5, United States Code.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
23

sres460 - Dec 19 2019

A resolution congratulating the American Geophysical Union on the occasion of its centennial.

Cosponsors
1

sres460 - Dec 19 2019

A resolution congratulating the American Geophysical Union on the occasion of its centennial.

Cosponsors
1

s3063 - Dec 17 2019

A bill to encourage greater community accountability of law enforcement agencies, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

s3026 - Dec 11 2019

A bill to promote international efforts in combating corruption, kleptocracy, and illicit finance by foreign officials and other foreign persons, including through a new anti-corruption action fund, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2837 - Nov 12 2019

A bill to amend title 51, United States Code, to require a National Aeronautics and Space Administration initiative on reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and noise emissions from aircraft, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
5

s2837 - Nov 12 2019

A bill to amend title 51, United States Code, to require a National Aeronautics and Space Administration initiative on reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and noise emissions from aircraft, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
5

s2773 - Nov 5 2019

A bill to require non-Federal prison, correctional, and detention facilities holding Federal prisoners or detainees under a contract with the Federal Government to make the same information available to the public that Federal prisons and correctional facilities are required to make available.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
13

sres404 - Oct 31 2019

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should work in cooperation with the international community and continue to exercise global leadership to address the causes and effects of climate change, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
32

sres404 - Oct 31 2019

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should work in cooperation with the international community and continue to exercise global leadership to address the causes and effects of climate change, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
32

s2717 - Oct 28 2019

A bill to amend the Small Business Act to spur entrepreneurial ecosystems in underserved communities.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
0

s2531 - Sep 24 2019

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

sres312 - Sep 12 2019

A resolution designating the week beginning September 8, 2019, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week".

Cosponsors
17

sres312 - Sep 12 2019

A resolution designating the week beginning September 8, 2019, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week".

Cosponsors
17

sjres53 - Sep 9 2019

A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Repeal of the Clean Power Plan; Emission Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Existing Electric Utility Generating Units; Revisions to Emission Guidelines Implementing Regulations".

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
0