Posts Tagged Tim Kaine
Kaine, Warner Hopeful About Avoiding Government Shutdown
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on December 13, 2018
Leaders in Washington may be heading toward yet another government shutdown, although Virginia’s two senators are hopeful Congress can avoid brinkmanship. Michael Pope reports.
State Democrats Hope Stewart Nomination Will Help Flip Key House Seats
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on July 12, 2018
Virginia Democrats are trying to tie vulnerable House members in the Commonwealth to the GOP’s controversial U.S. Senate candidate Corey Stewart. Matt Laslo has the story from Washington.
Republicans Respond to Corey Stewart Nomination
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on June 13, 2018
Republicans are divided about the Senate candidate at the top of their ticket in Virginia this year. Michael Pope reports.
Three Republicans Battle To Take On Tim Kaine
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on June 5, 2018
Republicans will be heading to the polls June 12 to select a candidate to take on Senator Tim Kaine this fall. Michael Pope reports.
Virginia Lawmakers Weigh In On Net Neutrality Debate
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on May 17, 2018
Net neutrality has become one of the hottest issues in Washington, and the debate is likely to come to a campaign trail near you. Michael Pope explains why.
Kaine Kicks off Senate Re-Election Campaign with ‘Crisp’ Economic Message
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on April 4, 2018
Democrat Tim Kaine lost the last election he ran in, as Vice President on Hillary Clinton’s ticket. But he’s hoping to win the next one: his reelection bid to the US Senate. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
Virginia’s Representatives Weigh In on Tax Reform
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on October 23, 2017
Lawmakers who represent the Commonwealth in Washington are engaged in a fierce debate over tax reform. Matt Laslo reports.
Kaine Hears From Parents Worried About Potential Medicaid Cuts
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on July 11, 2017
As the Senate considers a major overhaul to the Affordable Care Act, parents of medically complex children are worried about their future, and what might happen to them if Medicaid is cut. This week, Democratic Senator Tim Kaine heard from several of these parents in a roundtable discussion in Northern Virginia. Michael Pope reports.
Virginia Congressman Dave Brat Pushes for Offshore Drilling
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on June 21, 2017
Virginia Republican Dave Brat is pushing to open up Virginia’s coast to offshore oil and gas drilling. Democrats, though, say that would be terrible for the Commonwealth’s economy and they’re trying to combat the effort. Matt Laslo has details.
Virginia Senators Look to Make Statement With State of the Union Guests
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on March 1, 2017
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.
Virginia Democrats Rally for Healthcare
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on January 16, 2017
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.
Back from the Campaign Trail, Kaine Sets His Sights on Re-Election
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on December 20, 2016
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.
Tim Kaine Says Congress Should Declare War on Islamic State
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on November 30, 2016
Now that he’s off the campaign trail and back in the Senate, Tim Kaine is returning to an old argument. Michael Pope reports.
Most News Outlets Claim Pence as Debate Winner. But…Did Kaine Actually Lose?
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on October 7, 2016
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.
Virginia Spurned Numerous Talking Points During Last Night’s Debate
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on October 5, 2016
The vice presidential debate featured a few key moments that put Virginia in the national spotlight. Michael Pope reports.
How Will Tim Kaine Perform Tonight?
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on October 4, 2016
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.
Is Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott Eyeing a Senate Seat?
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on September 30, 2016
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.
The Legacy of Anne Holton, Former Secretary of Education and Potential Future Second Lady
Posted by Payton Knobeloch in Virginia's News on July 28, 2016
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.
Tim Kaine’s Position on Open Government
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on July 27, 2016
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.
A Glimpse Into Tim Kaine’s Political Past
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on July 26, 2016
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.
Virginia Democrats Hopeful About Vice Presidential Nominee Tim Kaine
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on July 25, 2016
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.
Senator Tim Kaine Leads Virginia Awareness Campaign for Zika Virus
Posted by Payton Knobeloch in Virginia's News on July 6, 2016
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.
Virginia Democrats Face Uphill Battle for Gun Control
Posted by Payton Knobeloch in Virginia's News on June 29, 2016
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.