Senator Benjamin Cardin

Junior Senator from Maryland, Democrat

Top Industries
#IndustryYr AmountCareer Amount
1Lawyers/Law Firms$511,076$1,790,578
2Real Estate$399,420$1,270,374
3Securities & Investment$388,850$1,023,872
4Health Professionals$378,407$1,256,147
5Insurance$289,350$938,137
6Retired$252,760$878,139
7Lobbyists$247,259$532,638
8Pro-Israel$242,693$799,665
9Health Services/HMOs$208,350$342,600
10Leadership PACs$192,000$340,471
33Telecom Services & Equipment$39,249$39,249
Top Donors 2014
#DonorYr AmountCareer Amount
1Exelon Corp$39,250$39,250
2Blue Cross/Blue Shield$36,600$70,729
321st Century Fox$35,375$35,375
4Johns Hopkins University$30,150$110,694
5Ernst & Young$30,000$85,603
6Comcast Corp$27,123$27,123
7Northwestern Mutual$26,300$26,300
8DaVita HealthCare Partners$26,000$26,000
9Venable LLP$25,250$25,250
10DLA Piper$25,000$109,300

Bio Information


CARDIN, Benjamin Louis, (1943 - ) Senate Years of Service: 2007- Party: Democrat 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 for the term ending January 3, 2019.

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