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  • Sen.-elect Tim Kaine, a Democrat, will be in the majority in the 113th Congress when it convenes in January, but he insists that he would support proposed changes to filibuster rules that would curb minority-party rights even if his own party were in the minority. (Associated Press)

    Virginia’s Kaine backs changes to filibustering

    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.


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    Moran leaving Va. Democratic leadership

    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.


  • George Allen: No intention to run for office again

    Republican George Allen has run his last political campaign.


  • Kaine to pursue ‘common ground’ in Senate

    Democrat Tim Kaine said Wednesday he hopes to add his voice to the "common-ground caucus" in a U.S. Senate rife with partisan gridlock and that he wants to serve with Sen. Mark R. Warner, who plans to decide by Thanksgiving whether he will run for Virginia governor once again in 2013.


  • Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), second from left, cheers on Tim Kaine (D) as he delivers his victory speech after winning the Virginia election for U.S. Senate at his election night party at the Richmond Marriott, Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    ELECTION 2012: Kaine edges Allen to win pricey Va. Senate seat

    Former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine won one of the most expensive and consequential U.S. Senate races in the country Tuesday, delivering Republican George Allen a second consecutive razor-thin loss and ensuring that the purple state again will have two Democrat-blue senators come January.


  • Vice President Joseph R. Biden (right) leads the charge for Virginia Democratic Senate candidate Tim Kaine at a Monday rally in Claude Moore Park in Sterling, Va. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Allen and Kaine bask in glow of top of tickets

    U.S. Senate candidates Tim Kaine and George Allen enjoyed the 11th-hour benefits of Virginia's swing-state status Monday, getting high-profile nods of support from Vice President Joseph R. Biden and Mitt Romney, respectively, at events across the commonwealth and in voter-rich Northern Virginia.


  • Two days before Election Day, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine was in Falls Church for a Sunday rally. Republican George Allen was in Newport News with Mitt Romney. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Allen, Kaine make their final pledges

    George Allen will make it his job as U.S. senator to make sure Virginians have the opportunity to find work. Tim Kaine will pledge to partner with — and not obstruct — the president to tackle the country's myriad issues.


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    EDITORIAL: Vote for George Allen

    Polls show the race is neck-and-neck to fill Jim Webb's vacant U.S. Senate seat in Virginia.


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    Senate control looms large over Virginia’s Allen-Kaine contest

    At last year's 63rd Shad Planking, Virginia's annual spring confab for politicos and potential candidates to see and be seen, Gov. Bob McDonnell joked that Tim Kaine and George Allen were "two guys running for a job that neither one of them really wants. What a battle that's going to be."


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