Benjamin Louis “Ben” Cardin is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who serves as the junior United States Senator from Maryland, in office since 2007.
Born: October 5, 1943 (age 72), Baltimore, MD
Office: Senator (D-MD) since 2007
Previous office: Representative (MD 3rd District) 1987–2007
Spouse: Myrna Edelman Cardin (m. 1964)
Education: University of Maryland School of Law, More
Children: Michael Cardin, Deborah Cardin