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Virginia Senators Look to Make Statement With State of the Union Guests

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Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are both planning on bringing guests to President Trump’s speech to the joint session of Congress. (Credit: J. Scott Applewhite / AP)

Virginia Democrats are planning to make a show of force during President Trump’s speech to a joint session of Congress tonight. As Michael Pope reports, both Virginia senators are bringing politically charged guests.

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Virginia Democrats Rally for Healthcare

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Richmond was the scene of two rallies over the weekend, one of which dealt with Republican’s plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act. (Credit: Creative Commons)

Democrats rallied in Richmond Sunday – urging Congress to fulfill President-Elect Trump’s promise of better healthcare for the nation.  Senator Tim Kaine says he’s hopeful lawmakers will not repeal the Affordable Care Act without providing an acceptable replacement. Sandy Hausman spoke with him and filed this report.

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Back from the Campaign Trail, Kaine Sets His Sights on Re-Election

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It’s been said by some who have taken a campaign run for the White House that doing so is like going 200 miles per hour in a race car.  For former Vice Presidential candidate Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, the race continues. Matt Laslo reports from Washington D.C.

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Tim Kaine Says Congress Should Declare War on Islamic State

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Now that he’s off the campaign trail and back in the Senate, Tim Kaine is returning to an old argument. Michael Pope reports.

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Most News Outlets Claim Pence as Debate Winner. But…Did Kaine Actually Lose?

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Virginia Senator Tim Kaine is getting a rough treatment for his debate performance Tuesday night, a hard-driving style that showed off the former governor’s attack dog skills. Did Kaine lose the debate? Michael Pope reports.

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Virginia Spurned Numerous Talking Points During Last Night’s Debate

Virginia_flag_mapThe vice presidential debate featured a few key moments that put Virginia in the national spotlight. Michael Pope reports.

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How Will Tim Kaine Perform Tonight?

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Virginia’s Senator, and Democratic vice Presidential candidate, Tim Kaine will be in the national spotlight this evening, when he debates Mike Pence, Trump’s running mate. What kind of performance is Kaine expected to deliver? Michael Pope has this preview.

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Is Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott Eyeing a Senate Seat?

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Virginia Beach Congressman Bobby Scott is stepping up his fundraising efforts and forming a new political action committee. It’s the clearest sign yet that he’s angling for the Senate seat that might be vacated by Tim Kaine if he becomes vice president. Michael Pope reports.

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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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Tim Kaine’s Position on Open Government

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Now that Senator Tim Kaine has joined the presidential ticket, his long public career is receiving new scrutiny. One aspect of that career is Kaine’s record on open government. Michael Pope has the story.

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A Glimpse Into Tim Kaine’s Political Past

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This week, Democrats will be introduced to Senator Tim Kaine at the convention in Philadelphia. But Kaine has a long history here in Virginia dating back to his days as a famous trial lawyer in Richmond. Michael Pope has this look at Kaine’s rise to the national party ticket. Michael Pope has this look at Kaine’s rise to the national party ticket.

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Virginia Democrats Hopeful About Vice Presidential Nominee Tim Kaine

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Virginia Democratic Senator Tim Kaine is attracting a lot of attention after being tapped as the Democratic Vice Presidential nominee, but there’s still tension in the party. Matt Laslo reports from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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Senator Tim Kaine Leads Virginia Awareness Campaign for Zika Virus

 

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Virginia Senator Tim Kaine met today with doctors from VCU and the Red Cross, along with state health officials, to gather information and raise awareness about the health threat posed by the Zika virus. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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Virginia Democrats Face Uphill Battle for Gun Control

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Democrats are hoping to make gun-control a central plank in this year’s elections, but Virginia Republicans say it’s a bad idea. Matt Laslo has the details from the Capitol.

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