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Letter: We need to hear from Kaine

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine was Hillary Clinton's running mate during the 2016 campaign. He was very vocal while running for vice president. However, he has been surprisingly quiet since the facts of the Trump Dossier have been exposed. I would like to know what Kaine knew about the dossier, its funding wit

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-11-17 05:00:00

Senator Kaine: Roy Moore "unfit" to serve

Sen. Tim Kaine Members of his own party have come out against him - and now Virginia's junior Democratic U.S. Senator speaks about about Alabama's Roy Moore. WFIR's Gene Marrano asked Tim Kaine about it this morning: Sen. Tim Kaine Members of his own party have come out against him - and now Virgini

WFIRNEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 12:40:10

Leahy: How to Ensure a Tim Kaine Victory in 2018

It's time to go against the rules of punditry and double down on a prediction. Last week, I wrote that if Virginia Republicans nominated Corey A. Stewart against incumbent Sen. Tim Kaine (D), Kaine would win handily. And in that victory, Kaine's coattails could take out two or more members of the GO

BEARINGDRIFT.COM - 2017-11-16 19:35:30

Kaine sides with Sanders, calls for eliminating superdelegates

Sen. Tim KaineTimothy Michael KaineWake up, Republicans, touting Trumpism is a losing strategyGOP feels pressure to deliver after election routDems mull big changes after Brazile bombshellMORE (D-Va.), the 2016 Democratic vice presidential nominee, is siding with Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie)


Kaine calls for eliminating superdelegates

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is urging the Democratic National Committee to end its tradition of using superdelegates, which activists say diminish the influence of regular voters at the expense of party bigwigs in the presidential nominating process. "I have long believed there should be no superdelegat


Senator Tim Kaine Supports Medical Cannabis Research Bills in Congress

This month, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine joined the growing number of legislators advocating for medical cannabis reform. Last Wednesday, the former VP candidate signed onto a bill that would allow the use of CBD for epilepsy. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, would also remove federal imp


A Week After Virginia Election Sweep, Democrats Join Republicans for More Bank Deregulation

Bipartisanship, long left for dead in Washington, has struck again. And Wall Street looks to be the winner. In the wake of the Equifax scandal, Congress has been under pressure to act. But the price of modest reforms in Washington is often much larger giveaways elsewhere, and that pattern holds true


VA-Sen: Confederate Corey Stewart (R) Defends Pedophile Roy Moore (R. AL)

Outspoken Virginia Republican Corey Stewart this weekend defended Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused of initiating sexual contact with a teenage girl. Meanwhile, Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) said if the allegations are true, Moore should drop out of the race. Stewart, chairman of t


Kaine says Democratic successes show rejection of Trump

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., listens to community leaders at a roundtable discussion on religious freedom with the regional interfaith community at All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) Mosque in Sterling, Va., Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Tim


Sanders' Single-Payer Versus Kaine's Public Option

With Democrats leaning left on healthcare, which proposal will win the party? Two Democratic senators have proposed different paths this year to achieve the party's goal of universal healthcare. Senator Bernie Sanders has proposed a single-payer bill, and Senator Tim Kaine has put forth a proposal


EDITORIAL: Kaine tries to revive 'public option'

Nov. 12--SEN. TIM Kaine, D-Virginia, and Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado, have co-sponsored a bill that would revive a form of the "public option" stripped from the Affordable Care Act before it passed Congress and was signed into law by President Obama in 2009. The provision was in the House versio


SNL mocks Democrats' leadership in a biting sketch featuring Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, and 'Not' Hillary Clinton

Screenshot/NBC "Saturday Night Live" made fun of the Democratic Party's elderly leadership, as the party is trying to rebrand itself, in a sketch this week. Several SNL cast member impersonated top Democrats like House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer, and Sens. Dia


Let's reflect on the coming nightmare for Virginia Republicans

The returns are win, and let's recap. We've just won the governorship, lieutenant governorship, and attorney general's race again. And we did it bya wide margin of 8.9%, our best gubernatorial showing since the blowout win of 1985. That's something to celebrate. For all the concern trolling about ho


Local politician calls for better background checks

47 ABC - With more information coming out about the Texas shooter Devin Kelley, local politicians are asking for better documented background checks of criminals. Kelley, who we've learned had an aggressive and violent past in the Air Force and in his home life leaves several questions on how these


Sen. Kaine talks Democratic victories as House balance remains uncertain

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - On a video conference with reporters Thursday, Sen. Tim Kaine discussed this year's election results and what they mean for Virginia. Kaine served as governor from 2006 to 2010. Now, the Democrat is praising Tuesday's Democratic sweep of the statewide ballot. "It felt personal


What the future may hold for Bob Goodlatte

ROANOKE, Va. - Congressman Bob Goodlatte is playing down questions about what may be next for his career. He isn't saying what he has in mind, and he says he's not ruling anything out. 10 News political analyst, Dr. Ed Lynch believes there is a good chance Goodlatte has his eye on the U.S. Senate s


Is Virginia Now a Blue State?

Nine years ago this month, Democrat Tim Kaine stood in front of the Virginia Civil Rights Memorial at the state capitol in Richmond and declared: "Old Virginny is dead!" The then-governor was referring to the election of Barack Obama, who carried the commonwealth on his way to becoming the nation's


VA-Sen: Tim Kaine (D) Helps These 6 VA Democrats Get Ready To Win Their Recounts

I'm so proud of Virginia. When I first ran for statewide office in 2001, all statewide officeholders were Republican, and we were deep red in presidential politics. Today, Democrats have won 10 statewide races in a row. All of our statewide elected officials are Democrats. We've gone blue for three


Lawmakers calls for military to tighten up criminal reporting

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WVEC)--Virginia lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are calling for big changes, following the shooting rampage at a Texas church that killed 26 people. Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican Scott Taylor say the Pentagon needs to tighten procedures that allowed the gunman to purchas


Kaine Voices Concerns Over GOP Tax Plan

Senator Tim Kaine continues to voice concern about the GOP's plans to overhaul tax code. Under the current GOP plan, Virginia residents would face major changes. Close to 40 percent of Virginia residents received annual state and local tax deductions over $10,000 in 2015. Under the current GOP tax p