Posts Tagged Democratic National Convention 2016

The Legacy of Anne Holton, Former Secretary of Education and Potential Future Second Lady

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Hillary Clinton’s selection of Tim Kaine includes more than the junior senator from Virginia. It also includes the senator’s wife, who was until recently the Secretary of Education — the only person to ever grow up in the Executive Mansion and then return as an adult. Michael Pope has this profile of the woman who may be the next Second Lady.

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Minnesota Senator Reflects on Tim Kaine’s Newfound Celebrity Status

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Virginia’s junior senator made such a splash at Wednesday’s convention of Democrats that other states are laying claim to him and offering advice to Virginia’s senior senator. Sandy Hausman reports.

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Get to Know the Virginia Delegation at the DNC

Democratic Party logoVirginia Delegates to the Democratic national Convention are a diverse group with diverse backgrounds. Matt Laslo is in Philadelphia and sent along this audio postcard so you could get to know some of the delegates and the reason they’re in Philadelphia this week.

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An Audio Postcard from the Democratic National Convention: Thoughts on Tim Kaine

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While most Virginia Democrats are ecstatic that Virginia Senator Tim Kaine has been tapped to be Hillary Clinton’s Vice Presidential nominee, many Bernie Sanders supporters take the pick of a pragmatic moderate as a slap in the face. Correspondent Matt Laslo is at the DNC in Philadelphia and sent us this audio postcard.

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Virginians Front-and-Center at the Democratic National Convention

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Virginia is playing a big role in this year’s Democratic National Convention, which got underway Monday in Philadelphia. Sandy Hausman has the story.

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Summering in Cleveland or Philly? Delegates Say ‘Yes, Please!’

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Cleveland and Philadelphia don’t make the list of America’s top 25 vacation destinations, but this month more than 7,000 people are excited to be going there – delighted by the idea of spending hours in a convention center talking politics. Sandy Hausman spoke with some of those representing Virginia at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions.

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