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Warner, Kaine cosponsor bill to aid domestic violence survivors, their family pets

Today U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced their support for the Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act, a bicameral, bipartisan bill to protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence from emotional and psychological trauma caused by violence aga


WATCH: Partial government shutdown over DACA unlikely, say Rubio, Kaine

Sens. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioRyan pledges 'entitlement reform' in 2018Richard Gere welcomes lawmakers' words of support for TibetDem lawmaker gives McConnell's tax reform op-ed a failing gradeMORE (R-Fla.) and Tim KaineTimothy Michael KaineDemocrats turn on Al FrankenAvalanche of Democratic


Tim Kaine Senate campaign raises nearly $14 million

Kaine now has more than $9.2 million cash on hand, more than any declared Republican candidate, putting him in strong position as the election year begins. Kaine also demonstrated strength in online fundraising this quarter, bringing in more than $276,000 through email and digital advertising, throu


Governor-elect petitions Washington to keep offshore drilling moratorium in Virginia

Photo: WINA RICHMOND (WINA) - Governor-elect Ralph Northam has followed up a letter by Governor-until-Saturday Terry McAuliffe urging U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to keep Virginia under an offshore drilling moratorium. The Trump Administration announced recently they are lifting the moratorium


Senate sends bill recognizing six Virginia Indian tribes to President Trump's desk

Virginia Tribal Chiefs Joined U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner in Senate Chamber for final vote (Photo provided by Sen. Mark Warner's office) WASHINGTON, D.C. (WSET) -- The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that would grant federal recognition to six Indian tribes in Virginia, which many have bee


Virginia lawmakers say Trump's offshore oil drilling exemption for Florida should apply here

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine and Rep. Scott Taylor said Wednesday if the Trump Administration is exempting Florida from its decision to open all U.S. coastal waters to gas and oil drilling, then Virginia also needs to be excluded. But Kaine, a Democrat, and Taylor, a Virginia Beach Republican, don't agree on


Kaine: 'Wonder why' Virginia gov didn't get same drilling commitment as Fla. gov

Provided by The HillSen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) on Tuesday questioned why the Trump administration had decided to exclude Florida from its plan for expanded offshore drilling while not also excluding Virginia. Kaine responded to a story that the administration was "bowing to pressure" from Florida Gov.


Kaine asks FERC for two pipeline rehearings

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Democrat-Virginia, has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to conduct rehearings on two natural gas pipelines, Kallanish Energy reports. He wants the new hearings for the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines. His requests support similar requests by individual


Kaine visits U.Va. to discuss Children's Health Insurance Program

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) visited the University Children's Hospital Monday morning to discuss health care coverage with medical care providers and families impacted by the Children's Health Insurance Program. During his visit, Kaine met with Orange County resident Angela Doland, accompanied by he


Senator Tim Kaine Speaks on Trump, CHIP and the Wall

Senator Tim Kaine toured the Children's Hospital at UVA today and met with parents who are worried about the failure of Congress to fund CHIP - a federal program that pays for children's healthcare. He told them he's confident lawmakers will come through. "It was a bi-partisan program when it was pa


Opioid Abuse at Center of Senate Committee Discussion

Senators in Washington are shining the spotlight on the country's rapidly growing opioid abuse problem. Virginia's Tim Kaine was part of a Senate committee hearing on the crisis on Tuesday, January 9. Senators at the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing focused on two important as


Senator Kaine stumps for CHIP program

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Virginia Senator Tim Kaine visited UVA'S Children's Hospital to bring attention to the Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, program. He took a tour of the children's hospital on Monday talking about the CHIP, which is facing a lack of federal funding if


Tim Kaine on Oprah 2020: 'She would add a lot to the field'

Former vice presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., didn't rule out a future presidential run for media icon Oprah Winfrey. (AP Images) Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., believes Oprah Winfrey would make for a formidable candidate in the 2020 presidential contest if she decided to run. "She would add a l


Virginia Sen. Kaine asks FERC to reconsider Mountain Valley, Atlantic Coast pipelines

Dive Brief:Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to grant rehearing of two pipeline certificates it approved last year at a time when the agency had just three regulators rather than a full complement of five.FERC approved the Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pip


Sen. Kaine Asks FERC to Grant MVP, ACP Rehearing Requests

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) has written Chairman Kevin McIntyre asking that FERC grant rehearing requests on the Appalachia-to-Southeast Atlantic Coast (ACP) and Mountain Valley pipeline (MVP) projects. In a letter, which was sent to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Friday, Kaine express


INTERVIEW: Green Beret Challenging VA Senator Tim Kaine Endorsed by Rand Paul

Nick Freitas, the liberty-minded conservative who is challenging Senator Tim Kaine in Virginia, has just been endorsed by Senator Rand Paul - who referred to the former Green Beret as "the real deal." The Gateway Pundit spoke to Freitas following the endorsement to find out more about where he stand


Rand Paul endorses "liberty Republican" Nick Freitas to challenge Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) announced on Friday that he is endorsing Virginia Delegate Nick Freitas, who is running for Democrat Tim Kaine's U.S. Senate seat in the 2018 midterm elections. "Nick Freitas is the real deal and I urge liberty conservatives and those who believe in the constitution and limite


Feds actively investigating Clinton Foundation

PITTSBURGH, PA - JULY 30: Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her husband former U.S. president Bill Clinton greet supporters during a campaign rally with democratic vice presidential nominee U.S. Sen Tim Kaine (D-VA) at the David L. Lawrence Convention Cent


Tim Kaine: How to avoid stumbling into a North Korea catastrophe

Our national security experts -- including Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson - rightly point out that the US prefers diplomacy over war and is never out of diplomatic options. But President Donald Trump often undercuts them by tweeting out juvenile challenges to North


#FACEPALM: Tim Kaine's take on how US can 'support democracy movement in Iran' is REALLY stupid

As Newsweek demonstrated, the Dem talking points about President Trump's reaction to the anti-regime protests in Iran have obviously made the rounds, and Sen. Tim Kaine also received his copy: Big step US could take to support democracy movement in Iran: Drop the Iranian travel ban. - Tim Kaine (@