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Senator Ben Cardin
U.S. Senator for Maryland. . Small Biz, Foreign Relations, Finance, Enviro committees.
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Senator Ben Cardin 14h
Creating a new class of health insurance plans that lack basic protections and coverage can lead to higher prices in the broader marketplace, hitting seniors, people with preexisting conditions, and those in need of comprehensive health coverage hardest.
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Senator Ben Cardin 14h
Today I joined my colleagues in calling on the Trump Administration to halt its plans to expand junk health insurance plans. These plans exclude basic, core benefits like hospitalization coverage, prescription drug coverage and mental health services.
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Earth Day Network Apr 22
On this - and every day! - we are committed to tread lightly. See what kind of mark you're making with the ecological footprint quiz
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Earth Day Network Apr 21
"Earth Day 2018: Everything you need to know," via
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Senator Ben Cardin Apr 22
Our natural resources provide more than scenic landscapes – they provide the foundation of our economy and way of life. This we offer special appreciation to the Chesapeake Bay and all the natural wonders that sustain our lives & livelihoods.
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Senator Ben Cardin Apr 22
Clean air. Clean water. Healthy land. reminds us these things aren't political statements; they're the foundation of life. Today let's recommit ourselves to preserving those foundations and embracing our role as stewards of the planet we will leave to our children.
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Senator Ben Cardin Apr 21
Once again, this Administration is prioritizing the fossil fuel industry over public health and the environment we depend on for our lives and livelihoods. And let's not forget how this was authorized: by cramming it in to the .
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Senator Ben Cardin Apr 21
Irresponsible, short-sighted, and entirely unnecessary. The U.S. is already producing more oil and gas than ever before in our history. It makes no sense to jeopardize the Arctic's indigenous communities or fragile ecosystem. Period.
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Senator Ben Cardin Apr 21
The Department recently predicted that, if we begin drilling in the fragile Arctic, there is a 75% chance of a major oil spill. 75%. RT if you agree this is the height of irresponsibility.
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Senator Ben Cardin Apr 20
To all the students today saying : you are making a difference. Gun violence has ravaged our schools and communities for too long. Watching you demand change and lead us forward gives me renewed hope that progress is not only possible, but imminent.
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Senate Democrats Apr 20
Replying to @SenateDems
A sobering reminder: "Beginning with in 1999, more than 187,000 students attending at least 193 primary or secondary schools have experienced a shooting on campus during school hours."
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Senator Ben Cardin Apr 20
Point of pride: a new study shows Maryland has the highest rate of minority and women business ownership in the country.
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Senator Ben Cardin Apr 19
Today I had the pleasure of meeting with students from to discuss . Because . Thank you for lending your voices and your energy to keep this cause on the front-burner. You and your generation will change minds – and our country.
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Morning Edition Apr 19
., D-Md., is concerned that if confirmed, Mike Pompeo would not work with allies and the global community.
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Senator Ben Cardin Apr 18
Replying to @SenatorCardin
Mr. Pompeo has made repeated, damning statements about members of the Islamic faith and the LGBT community that are completely antithetical to American values. Those statements make it challenging for him to represent our country. I cannot support his nomination for SecState.
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Senator Ben Cardin Apr 18
At a time when we'll soon be the only nation not party to the Paris Climate Agreement, and need a surge in diplomacy to resolve crises in Iran & North Korea, we need a Secretary of State who will build meaningful partnerships and bridges in pursuit of our natl security interests.
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Senator Ben Cardin Apr 18
After meeting with Mr. Pompeo and reviewing his testimony, I do not believe he would be an independent voice in advising , nor an advocate for leading our allies in support of the values that protect America. I will not be supporting his nomination to be Secretary of State.
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Senator Ben Cardin Apr 18
I will always remember Barbara Bush for the graciousness and respect she showed to everyone she met. She was an iconic public servant who dedicated her life to her family and her country. My thoughts are with the entire Bush family.
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Senator Ben Cardin Apr 17
In Maryland, the is ushering tax benefits to corporations and the highest, wealthiest earners, while our middle-income families get left behind. They deserve better.
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Senate Democrats Apr 17
.: “Despite the windfall of a big tax cut, Devon Energy is laying off another 300 employees.” “Devon also began a $2 billion stock and debt buyback plan.”
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