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Topic - Tim Kaine
In his campaign for governor last fall, Terry McAuliffe adopted the straightforward slogan "Putting Jobs First" to convey to Virginia voters that, if elected, he would make the commonwealth's economy his first priority.
Last week's deadly shooting at Fort Hood has spurred renewed calls to allow military personnel to carry weapons on bases, but Sen. Tim Kaine argues politicians ought to stay out of the issue.
Legislation that would grant long-sought federal recognition of six Virginia Indian tribes is headed to the full U.S. Senate.
Sen. Tim Kaine, Virginia Democrat, said Tuesday that the government is already dealing with climate change by debating issues like flood insurance, which the Senate considered earlier this year.
Two visiting U.S. senators condemned a double suicide bombing that ripped through a Shiite stronghold of the Lebanese capital Wednesday, saying they were concerned about the spillover effects of Syria's civil war.
A $200 leather jacket, an $18,000 Caribbean vacation rental, $350 in hunting gear — just a few of the valuable things given to the governor of Virginia in recent years.
Perhaps the president knows something legislative watchers don’t, because Mr. Obama vows – in sharp contrast to political pundits Capitol Hill insiders – the House Speaker John Boehner will indeed pass immigration reform before the end of the year.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's governor-elect completed his 12 member Cabinet on Friday by naming former first lady Anne Holton secretary of education.
Virginia Democratic Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe announced Monday he intends to retain Ric Brown, the state's current secretary of finance, at least for the early months of his administration, when the state legislature will be marking up outgoing Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell's proposed two-year budget.
Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe, looking to follow through on a pledge to make his administration bipartisan, has selected a finance secretary who has served in state government under 11 governors and three longtime Democratic staffers for top-level positions.
They may not agree on anything else, but Republican and Democratic lawmakers are on the same page when it comes to military pay: Neither side wants to be blamed for soldiers not getting paid in the case of a government shutdown.
Out of the flurry of ambitious gun control proposals in the wake of December's school shooting in Connecticut, expanded background checks on gun sales are fast emerging as the "sweet spot" — as one Senate Democratic leader put it — between what gun control advocates seek and what can actually attract bipartisan support in Congress.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden, who has been President Obama's point man on gun control over the past month, headed about 100 miles south on Friday with cabinet officials and lawmakers to discuss the administration's efforts on the issue.
Sen.-elect Tim Kaine on Thursday expressed enthusiastic support for reforming the chamber's filibuster rules, echoing a chorus of freshmen eager to make changes on Capitol Hill after being left to watch a gridlocked Senate from the sidelines the past several years.
Democratic Party of Virginia Chairman Brian Moran announced Wednesday that he will resign his post next month after an election cycle that saw President Obama carry the state and U.S. Senator-elect Tim Kaine keep retiring U.S. Sen. Jim Webb's seat in Democratic hands.
"I know what Terry's priority is,"
Former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine endorsed Mr. McAuliffe because, he said, "We want somebody who wakes up thinking about jobs, thinking about the economy, thinking about finding a great deal, thinking about training the workforce."