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Tim Kaine on Texas Affordable Care Act ruling
Purchase a subscription to AFP | Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes. News, press releases, letters to the editor: firstname.lastname@example.org. U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, comments on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District
Sen. Tim Kaine discusses potential government shutdown
WASHINGTON (WAVY) -- We are days away from a partial government shutdown and negotiations in Washingont, D.C. continue. President Donald Trump and congressional democrats are locked in a dispute over border security. Senator Tim Kaine believes a government shutdown is unnecessary.
Tim Kaine: Trump was 'fact-checked to his face' by Pelosi, Schumer
Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) on Wednesday said President Trump was "fact-checked to his face" during a public Oval Office meeting on Tuesday with Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer .
Tim Kaine Fast Facts
Here's a look at the life of Democratic US Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia. Marriage: Anne Holton (1984-present) Education: University of Missouri, B.A., 1979; Harvard Law School, J.D., 1983.
Sen. Tim Kaine looking forward to the future
Sen. Kaine lists, immigration reform, gun violence and an increase in the minimum wage as top priorities -- and believes the newly democratic controlled house, will give democrats in the senate, the edge they need to get more bills that suit their agenda on the president’s desk.
We Need to Hear What Bill Bolling Has to Say
Bill Bolling has the distinction of being one of the last Republicans elected to statewide office in a Virginia that has been turning increasingly blue politically over the course of the last decade. He served two terms as the commonwealth’s lieutenant governor, last winning election in 2009.
Bennet on health care, education, climate (and his presidential ambitions)
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet sidestepped the issue of whether he’s running for president in an appearance Friday, but he did address a number of issues that a presidential candidate might.
Kaine, Warner Hopeful About Avoiding Government Shutdown
Leaders in Washington may be heading toward yet another government shutdown, although Virginia’s two senators are hopeful Congress can avoid brinkmanship. President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats are at odds over the budget, a familiar conflict that may be heading toward yet another govern
Editorial: Norfolk Four can close this chapter of their lives
We learned Monday that the city of Norfolk has agreed to pay the former sailors known as the Norfolk Four $4.9 million for their wrongful convictions in the 1997 rape and murder of Michelle Moore-Bosko. The state has also agreed to pay the four — Eric Wilson, Danial Williams, Joseph Dick, and Derek
Max vs. Media: Amy Klobuchar is the best choice for 2020
Can you believe the 2020 election cycle is only a few months away? Well, I can, because predictions of who will run as the Democratic nominee have been circulating since November 2016. But the expansive list is full of candidates with major faults that no one wants to address. Let’s categorize the 1
John Patrick Grace: Senator stands out as champion of civility
Many Americans, appalled by the bitter squabbling in Congress among defenders and critics of President Donald J. Trump, have been seeking desperately for signs of a bipartisan breakthrough on key issues — or at least a wisp of civility among the acrid currents of demonizing rhetoric.
Craig Jones: Concern over children false
I'm amazed at the number of left-wing politicians that talk of their concern for our children. They say things like, I'm a parent or I'm a teacher concerned about about the future of our children, worried about children's safety. They speak of dark money in politics.
Maps: 2019 Virginia House of Delegates, State Senate Races
Per Chaz, “at the moment there are 3 Likely R seats, 1 Lean R seat, 1 Tilt R seat, 3 Toss-Up seats, 1 Lean D seat” in the Virginia House of Delegates.But of course, it’s still early and a bunch are uncontested right now (HD1-HD6, HD9, HD10-HD13, HD15-HD17, HD19-HD23, HD27, HD29-HD32, HD34-HD39, HD41
U.S. Downplays Its Military Support For The War In Yemen, Kaine Says
The Senate voted overwhelmingly yesterday to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen. The vote was 63-37 across parties. This is not the final vote. It's a procedural first step. But it came as a major blow to the Trump administration, which had lobbied hard to kill the bill. Republican Mike
Ahead of VP Pence visit to Mexico, Menendez, Leahy, Kaine and Bennet Encourage U.S. Commitment to Improving U.S.-Mexico Relations
WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was joined by Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), and Michael Bennet (D-Co.) in sending a letter to Vice President Mike Pence encouraging him to use his visit to Mexico to
Senators Still Concerned About Unexpected Tax Bills for Some Federal Employees : FedSmith.com
Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) havepressed the GSA in the pastto work faster to rectify the situation. Now they want the GSA to do more than it has and have sent a new letter to agency head, GSA Administrator Emily W. Murphy, seeking further action.
Lawmakers Condemn Trump’s Defense of Saudi Arabia
Trump’s defense of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi drew condemnation from members of Congress. Virginia Democratic Senator Tim Kaine called the statement “yet another fawning prostration to a foreign authoritarian.” Some Republicans, including Senators Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul, have joined calls f
Jennifer Boysko Overwhelmingly Wins Democratic Nomination for SD-33 Special Election
The SD-33 nomination has now been set on the Democratic side (see press releases, below), congratulations to Jennifer Boysko on her overwhelming win today (with 82% of the vote). We’ll see who Republicans nominate tomorrow (former Del. Joe May?), then the special election ison January 8, 2019.Keep i
Tim Kaine: Is this a nightmare? This isn’t the country that I think we really are. This isn’t who we really are.
During the final week before Election Day on Nov. 6, Senator Tim Kaine stopped by Radford University’s campus to campaign with the 5th, 6th, and 9th District congressional candidates Leslie Cockburn, Jennifer Lewis, and Anthony Flaccavento.
Optimism for 2019: Tim Kaine Won 24/40 Virginia State Senate Districts, 61/100 House of Delegates Districts
Check out the following graphics, courtesy of VPAP, which show that Tim Kaine won a whopping 24/40 Virginia State Senate districts on Tuesday and also 61/100 Virginia House of Delegates districts. Note that currently, Democrats hold only 19/40 seats in the State Senate and just 49/100 in the House o