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Tim Kaine

Timothy Michael "Tim" Kaine is a Virginia politician. Kaine served as the 70th Governor of Virginia from 2006 to 2010, and was the chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 2009 to 2011. He was elected governor in 2005, after serving as Lieutenant Governor of Virginia and Mayor of Richmond, Virginia.
Kaine was considered a possible choice to be Barack Obama's running mate in 2008, but was not ultimately chosen.
On April 5, 2011, Kaine announced his candidacy for the United States Senate seat in Virginia being left open by the retiring Jim Webb in 2012 election after weeks of speculation. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Senator Tim Kaine Argues Congress Needs To Approve Military Action In Iraq
2014-06-25
After penning a Washington Post op-ed arguing against the White House's position that no congressional authorization is needed for U.S. military action in Iraq, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine urged president Obama to keep his promise to update the ...
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  1. Tim Kaine Says Obama 'Must' Come to Congress Before Striking ISIL in Iraq ...
  2. Ex-DNC Chair Invokes the Founders to Say Obama Should Not Take Action in ...
  3. Dem senator insists Obama needs approval for Iraq

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Congress has a role in US military action in Iraq
2014-06-25
Last week, both the Obama administration and certain members of Congress said that no congressional authorization is needed for U.S. military action in Iraq. I deeply disagree. The framers of the Constitution gave Congress the power to authorize war.
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  1. Senator Tim Kaine Stumps for Constitution, Against Obama's Assertion of ...
  2. Tim Kaine: Congress has a job to do on Iraq
  3. Kaine: White House sending mixed signals on Iraq

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Sens. Kaine and McCain debate U.S. exit from Iraq, prerequisites for new ...
2014-06-19
Pressure is mounting for the U.S. to come up with a course of action against the uprising of ISIL in Iraq. Judy Woodruff talks to Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., who says reforms have to happen in Iraq before the U.S. decide what kind of assistance to provide. Sen.
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  1. Kaine: Iraqi leader has 'marginalized' minority populations
  2. Senator seeks official 'welcome home' for Iraq and Afghanistan vets
  3. Kaine intrpduces Senate resolution to honor post-9/11 vets

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Tim Kaine Leads Conference on National Defense and Intelligence
2014-06-16
Monday, June 16, 2014 4:31 PM EDT. Tim Kaine. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va (WVIR) -. U.S. Senator Tim Kaine is traveling back to Washington from Charlottesville after leading the University of Virginia's first Conference on National Defense and Intelligence.
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  1. Kaine: Important to Deliver Humanitarian Aide to Iraqis

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Tim Kaine calls on White House for Iraq plan
2014-06-12
Sen. Tim Kaine said Thursday that the situation in Iraq is “very dire” and urged the Obama administration to present a plan to Congress “very, very soon.” “The way we ought to do this here in Washington is that the president should put a plan on the ...
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  1. Tim Kaine statement on situation in Iraq
  2. Mitchell to Kaine: Why Hasn't Obama Produced a Plan for Iraq?

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Sen. Tim Kaine talks future of VA
2014-06-12
WASHINGTON (WAVY) – Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) joined WAVY News 10 Today Thursday to talk about the Veterans bill passed by the Senate and what it means for the future of the VA. The bill tackles several issues involving waiting times at the VA and ...
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  1. Kaine, McCain, Sanders introduce VA reform bill

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Tim Kaine: The 70th anniversary of D-Day
2014-06-06
kaine new2 Today we remember the valor, fidelity, and sacrifice of the Allied Forces on D-Day. I'm honored to spend today at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford – a visible reminder of those who have sacrificed to preserve the liberty we enjoy ...
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  1. Kaine: Bipartisan push for VA reforms is encouraging
  2. Kaine's speech prompts standing ovation for D-Day veterans
  3. Never forget: NC veterans of D-Day attend national ceremony

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Kaine introduces bill to increase accountability at the VA
2014-06-04
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined thirteen of his Senate colleagues Tuesday to introduce the Restoring Veterans' Trust Act of 2014; legislation to correct underlying problems in ...
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  1. Kane bill would increase accountability at the VA

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Sen. Kaine co-sponsors legislation to require survey on military benefits
2014-05-06
A Defense Department commission will issue a report in February 2015 on a politically charged topic: how to save money in military compensation and benefits. But before that happens, Sen. Tim Kaine wants the commission to survey military personnel on ...
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  1. Kaine introduces bill to require DOD to listen to soldiers on pay

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