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Cardin Announces He will not Run
for Re-election in 2024

May 1, 2023

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, Maryland’s senior senator and Chair of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, announced that he would not seek re-election at the end of his current term. He released the following statement and video with his wife, Myrna Cardin.

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Letters From Ben

World AIDS Day

Dear Fellow Marylanders, This week was World AIDS Day. For 35 years, people around the country and around the world have come together to re-dedicate themselves to the global struggle to end AIDS. We honor those we have lost while supporting those living with and at risk of the HIV virus. We stand united in efforts to reach a day when HIV is no longer stigmatized or a public health threat. Since the first U.S. cases of AIDS were reported in June 1981, more than 700,000 individuals in the U.S. have died from HIV-related illnesses. In 2021, in the U.S. over 36,000 people were diagnosed with HIV (751 in Maryland), with more than 1.1 million in our country (31,000 in Maryland) currently living...

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