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Dec 1, 2022

Cardin Marks World AIDS Day 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and a member of the Senate Finance Health Care Subcommittee, commemorated the 34th anniversary […]

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Nov 10, 2022

Cardin Statement on Veterans Day 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) today issued the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day, which is Friday, Nov. 11. “This Veterans Day we honor the service of […]

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Oct 10, 2022

Cardin Statement on Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) released the following statement in commemoration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day. He joins Baltimore City, Prince George’s County, Montgomery County and other jurisdictions across […]

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Sep 30, 2022

Cardin, Wicker Introduce Seafood Marketing Act 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Roger Wicker today introduced legislation to support U.S. seafood consumption. Their legislation, the Seafood Marketing Act of 2022, would re-establish the National Seafood […]

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Sep 16, 2022

Cardin Statement on Hispanic Heritage Month 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Special Representative on Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Intolerance for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly, released the following statement […]

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Jun 17, 2022

Cardin Marks Juneteenth 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Special Representative on Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Intolerance for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly, today issued the following […]

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May 27, 2022

Cardin Marks Memorial Day 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, today issued the following statement marking Memorial Day 2022, which will be recognized […]

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Apr 27, 2022

Cardin Statement on Yom HaShoah 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, and Special Representative on Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Intolerance for the Organization for Security and Cooperation […]

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Dec 1, 2021

Cardin Statement on World AIDS Day 2021

“Today, approximately 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV, and they are able to lead healthier and safer lives due to increased access to care under the Patient Protection & […]

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Nov 10, 2021

Cardin Statement on Veterans Day 2021

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) today issued the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day, which is Thurs., November 11. “On Veterans Day, we pause to thank those […]

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Oct 15, 2021

Cardin Marks Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) issued the following statement in commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month which ran from September 15 through October 15. His statement was included in […]

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Oct 8, 2021

Cardin, Wicker Introduce Bill to Sanction Navalny 35

WASHINGTON—Helsinki Commission Chairman Sen. Ben Cardin (MD) and Ranking Member Sen. Roger Wicker yesterday introduced a measure that would require the administration to evaluate the Navalny 35 for Global Magnitsky sanctions. The […]

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Oct 7, 2021

Cardin Statement on Ted Venetoulis

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) released the following statement on the passing of former Baltimore County Executive Ted Venetoulis. “Myrna and I are mourning the loss of our […]

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Oct 5, 2021

Cardin on the Impact of the Pandora Papers

“This unprecedented investigation should further drive the need for transparency and delving deeper into such international transactions.” WASHINGTON—Following the release of the Pandora Papers, Helsinki Commission Chairman Sen. Ben Cardin […]

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Sep 21, 2021

Cardin Responds to Ethiopia Executive Order

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement in response to the executive order signed by President Joe […]

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Sep 21, 2021

Cardin Statement on Haitian Asylum Seekers

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement in response to thousands of Haitians currently in Texas at […]

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Aug 16, 2021

Cardin Statement on Afghanistan

BALTIMORE – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement on the situation in Afghanistan. He was a cosponsor of […]

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May 28, 2021

Cardin Commemorates Memorial Day 2021

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) released the following statement in commemoration of Memorial Day. “The United States of America has long been an emblem of democracy and our […]

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May 12, 2021

Cardin, Wicker Reintroduce Bill to Fight Interpol Abuse

WASHINGTON—Helsinki Commission Chairman Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Ranking Member Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and today reintroduced the Transnational Repression Accountability and Prevention (TRAP) Act to counter the politically-motivated abuse […]

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Apr 22, 2021

Cardin Statement on Earth Day 2021

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and Chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, released the following statement […]

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Apr 20, 2021

Cardin Statement on Chauvin Guilty Verdict

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) issued the following statement in response to former police officer Derek Chauvin being convicted in the death of George Floyd. “America’s justice system […]

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Feb 18, 2021