CARDIN, Benjamin Louis (1943-)
Senate Years of Service: 2007-

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, and again in 2018 for the term ending January 3, 2025; chair, Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (One Hundred Seventeenth Congress).

University of Oklahoma
Political Commercial Archive
Norman, OK
Videocassettes: 1986-1994, 7 commercials on 5 videocassettes.
The commercials were used during Benjamin Louis Cardin's campaigns for the 1986, 1988, 1990, and 1994 U.S. congressional elections in District 3 of Maryland, Democratic Party.