Tim Kaine
  • Chairman Tim Kaine Praises President Obama for Laying Out Vision for “Winning the Future”

    [T]he President charted a bold plan to win the future today by guaranteeing that the American people are able to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build competitors around the globe. President Obama will make America stronger by empowering more students to get the quality education they need to succeed in 21st century jobs; by focusing on investments that support American talent and innovation; by building up American infrastructure; and by reforming government so that it’s more responsible and responsive.

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  • House Republicans’ Vote to Repeal Health Reform

    By a count of 245 to 189, every single House Republican voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act. A successful repeal would take away current and future health benefits for millions of Americans, add $230 billion to the deficit over 10 years, and once again allow insurance companies to discriminate against those already sick. This vote draws a clear picture of Republicans’ priorities.

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  • "The president's progress"

    [The President's] accomplishments represent the most progressive and productive period of U.S. governance since the New Deal. The president has set a new direction, restoring our country to its true path — one that leads to a better, brighter and more prosperous future for ourselves, our children and our nation.

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  • Senate Ratifies the New START Treaty

    The Senate today ratified the New START Treaty by a vote of 71 to 26 – four more than the 67 votes needed to ratify a treaty of this kind. Ratifying this treaty was a crucial step toward keeping America safe and strengthening our global leadership on nuclear weapons issues. "The unfailing efforts of President Obama and Senate leaders to ratify the New START Treaty has made our nation stronger and more secure," said Chairman Tim Kaine.

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  • Urgent: Call your senators

    In a message to supporters, Chairman Tim Kaine urges people to call their senators and ask them to support the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and the passage of the DREAM Act.

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  • Chairman Tim Kaine Applauds the Senate for its Passage of the Tax Bill

    The Senate, having just passed the bipartisan compromise legislation on middle class tax cuts, unemployment benefits, and jobs, now sends this bill to the House of Representatives. Chairman Tim Kaine released the following statement praising the Senate for acting to keep our economy moving forward, and encouraging the House to do the same.

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  • Tim Kaine Makes the Case for the American DREAM

    With the DREAM Act poised for a vote in both the House and Senate, the core principles found in this legislation and the stakes associated with its passage are clear. In a POLITICO op-ed, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine makes the case that the DREAM Act institutes fairness to our system, and recognizes the value these students would have to America’s military and economic future.

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