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Baltimore County Fire Dept. get $681,819 in FEMA funding, thanks to Maryland Senators

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Baltimore County Fire Department was awarded $681,819 in funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Assistance to …


An extreme group behind SCOTUS picks: Sen. Ben Cardin

Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., criticizes the president's potential Supreme Court picks, his thoughts on ICE and the current push to abolish the agency and …

U.S. Supreme Court

Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin On Pruitt Resignation

Mary Louise Kelly talks to Sen. Ben Cardin about what will happen with the ethics investigations into Scott Pruitt now that he's resigned as EPA administrator.<p>Transcript<p>MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST:<p>For some reaction to the Pruitt news today, let's bring in Democratic Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland. He's …


Full Cardin: ‘We’ll use every tool in our disposal’ to fight Supreme Court pick

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) says the Democrats must use “every opportunity they can” to block a possible Trump SCOTUS pick

U.S. Politics

Sen. Ben Cardin declines to call for abolishing ICE

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin refused Monday to directly call for the abolition of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, as some in the Democratic …

Democratic Party

Ben Cardin: We need an agency at the border

Sen. Ben Cardin, D–Md., said Monday the U.S. needs to have an agency at the border, but would not say whether U.S. Immigration and Customs …

U.S. Politics

Duckworth doesn't join Dem colleagues in calls to abolish ICE

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth expressed concern Sunday about the way the executive branch is handling the immigration crisis, but stopped short of joining her liberal colleagues in the Senate calling to abolish US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.<p>"I think there's a lot of …


Maryland senator calls deadly Capital Gazette shooting 'unbelievable and tragic'

Sen. Ben Cardin praised the Gazette as a "local, home-grown paper."

Capital Gazette

GOP Scheming Under Obama Led to Travel Ban

<i>By Ben Cardin</i><p><i>The following is taken from a statement from U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) on the Supreme Court upholding the Trump administration ban</i> …

Civil Rights

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin wins nomination for third term - The Washington Post

Two-term Sen. Ben Cardin easily won the Democratic nomination over a field of left-wing challengers, including government whistleblower Chelsea Manning. Cardin, who won the seat in a relatively close 2006 race, has never faced a serious reelection challenge since; Manning, who won national …


Ben Cardin Wins Md. Senate Primary Over Chelsea Manning

<b>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) —</b> Sen. Ben Cardin has won the Democratic nomination for his bid to earn a third term, beating convicted leaker Chelsea Manning …

Chelsea Manning

Sen. Ben Cardin wins Democratic nomination over convicted leaker Chelsea Manning, 6 others in Maryland race

BALTIMORE (AP) — Sen. Ben Cardin wins Democratic nomination over convicted leaker Chelsea Manning, 6 others in Maryland race.

Chelsea Manning

Cardin wins Democrats' nod for a third term

Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin, a fixture in Maryland politics for more than 50 years, has won his party’s nomination to seek a third term.The Republican …


Tony Campbell wins Maryland GOP nomination for US Senate, will face popular, well-funded U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin

BALTIMORE (AP) — Tony Campbell wins Maryland GOP nomination for US Senate, will face popular, well-funded U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin .

U.S. Senate

Cardin sails through primary beating out Chelsea Manning and six other challengers

BALTIMORE (WMAR) - Sitting Maryland United States Senator Ben Cardin has sailed through Tuesday's Democratic Primary election.<p>Cardin, looking to …

U.S. Politics

Chelsea Manning Loses Longshot Maryland Primary Challenge To Sen. Ben Cardin

The transgender activist had tweeted a month ago that "voting won't change anything."<p>Chelsea Manning lost her bid for a U.S. Senate seat from Maryland on Tuesday, as incumbent Ben Cardin defeated her and six other challengers in the state’s Democratic primary.<p>Manning drew national attention when …


Primary Day Open Thread

Earliest poll closings are of course on the East Coast, Maryland at 8pm and New York at 9pm local time.We'll be updating this post as returns come …

Liberal View

Sen. Ben Cardin wins primary over Chelsea Manning, 6 others

Some incumbent Democrats have felt heat this election cycle as they faced self-styled progressive challengers from the left. Ben Cardin, a popular …

Chelsea Manning

Sen. Ben Cardin wins Democratic nomination over convicted leaker Chelsea Manning, 6 others in Maryla

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Sen. Cardin Says Congress Must Assert Itself on Trade Policy

Sen. Ben Cardin, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and a Democrat from Maryland, discusses his message to Canada on trade …

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Sen. Cardin: Foreign Relations Cmte. wasn’t expecting President's cancellation of nuclear summit

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) of the Foreign Relations Committee says moving forward, he doesn't think North Korea or the United States wants to initiate a …

World Politics

Sen. Ben Cardin: Trump cancelling North Korea summit throws negotiations 'off track'

Sen. Ben Cardin said Friday that President Trump has thrown diplomacy with North Korea “off track.”<p>“I think most people believe the president is …

North Korea

Sen. Cardin: There are ‘inconsistencies’ in Trump Jr’s testimony

Democratic Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland and member of the foreign relations committee, says that there are “inconsistencies” in Donald Trump’s Jr. …

Donald Trump

Sen. Ben Cardin: Gina Haspel "Missed An Opportunity" To Explain Torture Allegations

Maryland Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin comments on his research about Trump's CIA director nominee Gina Haspel:<p>CAMEROTA: Senator John McCain is calling …

Gina Haspel

Ben Cardin: Trump needs to apologize for John McCain comments

Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., said Friday that President Trump needs to apologize for comments made by White House aide Kelly Sadler, who said it doesn't …

Donald Trump

Sen. Ben Cardin still undecided on Gina Haspel vote

Sen. Ben Cardin said Friday he’s still undecided on whether he will support President Trump’s CIA nominee Gina Haspel due to her past experience with …

Gina Haspel

Should Trump get credit for freed detainees? Yes, says Sen. Cardin

President Trump welcomed the three Americans freed from North Korean labor camps early this morning, but should he get all the credit? Sen. Ben …

Donald Trump

Sen. Cardin Calls Leaving Iran Deal 'Policy Mistake'

Senator Ben Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, says pulling out of the Iran nuclear agreement will isolate the United States. He speaks on Bloomberg's …

United States

Chelsea Manning running for US Senate seat

Chelsea Manning has gone from espionage convict to running for a seat in the US Senate.<p>Manning, whose 35-year sentence was commuted by then-President Barack Obama before the end of his term, is hoping to unseat Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin in this year’s mid-term elections.<p>"It became clear — almost …

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