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Republicans Face an Uphill Battle When it Comes to Challenging Tim Kaine

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Corey Stewart, who nearly beat out Ed Gillespie for the Republican gubernatorial nomination last year, leads among GOP Senate hopefuls in a recent poll from Christopher Newport University. However, 66% of party respondents to that poll said they are undecided on who they will vote for in the June primary. (Credit: Richmond Tea Party / Flickr)

Voters are only a few months away from primary elections that will shape the 2018 race. But, Republicans are having a hard time attracting candidates who can raise enough money to take on Senator Tim Kaine. Michael Pope has details.

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Virginia Senators Welcome Virginia Vets To Washington

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Marine Rob Jones, center, ran 31 marathons on 31 consecutive days in 31 different cities to raise money for veterans charities. (Credit: Michael Pope)

Veterans from across Virginia were on Capitol Hill this week, meeting with senators over coffee and doughnuts. Michael Pope reports.

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Kaine: Put Virginia’s Best Amazon Headquarters Pitch Forward

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Senator Mark Warner (left) and Senator Tim Kaine 

At a packed hotel ballroom of Northern Virginia’s business leaders, Tim Kaine and Mark Warner made a rare joint appearance Monday to talk about the state of the economy in Virginia. Michael Pope reports.

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Arlington Remembers 9/11 Attacks

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A U.S. flag unfurled at the Pentagon earlier today on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. (Credit: AP Photo / Jacquelyn Martin)

This year marks the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attack, which is still quite raw in Arlington. Michael Pope is on the scene with the story.

 

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Kaine Hears from Dreamers as DACA Decision Looms

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Senator Tim Kaine is hearing from immigrants and advocates about what might happen to people in Virginia if Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is rescinded. Michael Pope has the story.

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Tim Kaine’s Health Care Plan: Reinsurance

 

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Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va. arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 18, 2017.
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In Washington, leaders in both parties are at odds over how to move forward on health care. One senator who is trying to seize the moment is Democrat Tim Kaine, who says he has a plan to move forward. Michael Pope has the story.

 

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CBO Score Could Be a Hurdle for Federal Recognition of Virginia Indian Tribes

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Senator Tim Kaine is working to gain federal recognition for Virginia’s Indian tribes. (Credit: AP Photo / Susan Walsh)

Virginia Indian tribes have been seeking federal recognition for decades, and they are closer now than they have ever been. But a new score from the Congressional Budget Office might be a stumbling block for moving forward. Michael Pope reports.

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