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Newsmakers: U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (access required)

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, D-Maryland, sat down with The Daily Record in an exclusive interview and spoke about national budget issues in Congress, the need for cooperation between Democrats and Republicans, improvements in transportation and tackling the energy dilemma.

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Cardin: Maryland is threatened by belt-tightening

Maryland’s economic strengths could make the state “particularly vulnerable” to belt-tightening in Washington as lawmakers debate cuts to defense, education, environmental protection and other spending, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin said. The state’s junior senator, a 44-year veteran of elected office, ...

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Feds give Cumberland funds to hire 8 firefighters

CUMBERLAND — The city of Cumberland is getting a federal grant to restore eight firefighter jobs it cut two years ago. Maryland’s two U.S. senators, Democrats Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin, announced the grant of more than $806,000 on Tuesday. ...

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Baltimore gets $1.3M grant for fire equipment

Maryland’s senators and a Baltimore-area congressman have announced that Baltimore has received a $1.3 million grant to buy firefighting equipment. Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger announced the grant on Wednesday. The money will be used ...

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13 grants to fund rural energy efficiency in Maryland

WESTMINSTER — Thirteen energy efficiency projects in rural Maryland will be funded through federal grants announced by Sen. Ben Cardin and Rep. Roscoe Bartlett. The two lawmakers joined U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director Jack Tarburton in announcing ...

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Sen. Cardin wants Election Day robocall investigation (access required)

U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin has asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate robocalls made on Election Day that Democrats say were intended to suppress turnout in African-American communities. “While I fully understand that campaigns can be rough and ...

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