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Kaine, Capito introduce bill to reduce workforce shortages through middle school pilot program

Tim Kaine and Shelley Moore Capito introduced a bill that would expose middle school students to CTE programs focused on career exploration.


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Kaine warns against insurers leaving rural Virginia communities

Tim Kaine participated in a hearing with health care stakeholders where he called on insurers to stop depriving people in rural Virginia.


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Kaine introduces bill to support survivors of sexual assaults on college campuses

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine introduced legislation to help provide support for survivors of sexual assault on college campuses.


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Senate approves Warner, Kaine resolution condemning white nationalists, hate groups

The Senate approved a resolution condemning white nationalists, white supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and other hate groups. 


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Kaine urges healthcare fix that helps rural Virginia

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine raised concerns about the painful effects of health care uncertainty on rural communities in Virginia.


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Kaine highlights stories of DREAMers from Virginia schools

Today on the Senate floor, Senator Tim Kaine highlighted DACA recipients — known as DREAMers — he has talked to and heard about from across Virginia.


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Kaine praises bill to promote early hearing detection in newborns, infants, young children

The Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act reauthorizes research and programs for early detection, diagnosis, and treatment.


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Senators introduce resolution condemning white nationalists, Nazis

A bipartisan Senate resolution condemns white nationalists, white supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and other hate groups.


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Tim Kaine on Trump decision to end DACA

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine comments on President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.


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Kaine responds to Trump address on Afghanistan

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement after President Trump’s address to the nation on Afghanistan.


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Kaine: ‘You have to condemn the intolerable’

Today on CBS’s Face the Nation, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine spoke about the violent white supremacist demonstrations in Charlottesville.


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Warner, Kaine call on Sessions to step up efforts to combat hate-based violence

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are urging AG Jeff Sessions to establish an inter-agency task force to combat the rise in hate crimes.


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Tim Kaine: ‘We will not go back to the days of hatred and bigotry’

Sen. Tim Kaine called for unity and peace in the wake of white supremacist demonstrations that took place last weekend.


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Kaine veterans bill passes House, Senate, heads to Trump for signature

The Senate passed an omnibus veterans package that included Sen. Kaine’s Veterans Education Experience Improvement Act of 2017.


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New Veterans Services effort to help servicemembers transition to civilian life

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine and the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (VDVS) announced an effort to reach out to transitioning servicemembers.


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Warner, Kaine join senators introducing bill to reduce prescription drug costs

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined 30 Senate colleagues introducing legislation to lower prescription drug costs.


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Kaine bill would protect transit funds for communities impacted by natural disasters

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine joined U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) to introduce the Relief for Recovering Communities Act.


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Warner, Kaine urge Mattis not to implement transgender military service ban

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are urging Defense Secretary James Mattis to advise the President against implementing a ban on transgender Americans serving in the military.


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Senators urge Senate leadership to protect federal employees

Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine are calling on Senate leaders to protect federal employee retirement benefits from further cuts.


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Kaine on Senate healthcare vote

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on this morning’s healthcare vote.


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Virginia Democrats comment on Senate GOP healthcare vote

Senate Republicans voted Tuesday to move forward on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act.


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Kaine, Isakson, Tester introduce GI Bill reforms

Tim Kaine, Johnny Isakson and Jon Tester introduced a bill that seeks to improve veterans’ education benefits in the post-9/11 G.I. Bill.


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Warner, Kaine recommend two for U.S. Attorney for Western District of Virginia

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are recommending Jake Jacobsen and Thomas T. Cullen to fill the vacancy of U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia.


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Kaine, Portman introduce bill to support job training for skilled infrastructure jobs

Sens. Tim Kaine and Rob Portman introduced the Building U.S. Infrastructure by Leveraging Demands for Skills (BUILDS) Act.


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Kaine speaks out on Senate healthcare bill

Tim Kaine spoke today on the Senate floor following the news that Republicans once again do not have the votes to pass their healthcare bill.


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Sen. Tim Kaine announces senior staff hires for 2018 re-election campaign

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine is announcing the senior leadership team for his 2018 re-election campaign in Virginia.


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Warner, Kaine announce historic battlefields funding

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced more than $4.2 million to preserve nine historic battlefields in Virginia.


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Tim Kaine on latest Senate GOP healthcare reform

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on the release of the latest version of the Senate Republican health care bill.


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Kaine, Warner join colleagues in effort to rescind voter data requests

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined in demanding a presidential commission rescind its request that state election officials provide sensitive voter roll data.


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Kaine renews focus on protections for LGBTQs from housing discrimination

Tim Kaine joined in a letter to HUD Secretary Ben Carson, urging him to reinstate resources that protect LGBTQ people from housing discrimination.


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Kaine leads effort to boost cybersecurity education in JROTC

Tim Kaine and Robert Perdue sent a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis urging him to incorporate cybersecurity into JROTC training.


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Kaine highlights benefits to Virginia defense in Senate bill

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the Committee’s Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.


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Warner, Kaine back working families tax relief

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined 43 Senate colleagues to reintroduce legislation to expand two anti-poverty tax credits to benefit workers and families.


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Kaine, Warner on CBO score on Senate Republican healthcare repeal

Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner comment on today’s analysis of the Senate Republican health care repeal by the Congressional Budget Office.


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Tim Kaine statement on Senate Republican healthcare bill

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on the release of the Senate Republican healthcare bill.


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Warner, Kaine: Trumpcare’s Medicaid cuts will have significant impact

Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine have asked Virginia health officials for a detailed assessment of the health care impacts of Medicaid cuts.


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How does Trumpcare, Trump budget affect Virginia public schools?

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine released a district-by-district report on the importance of Medicaid to Virginia’s public schools.


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Warner joins in bill providing relief for borrowers of joint consolidation student loans

Mark Warner has joined in a bill that would provide relief to borrowers who previously consolidated their student loan debt with their spouse’s.


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Tim Kaine statement on Trump action on Cuba

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine released the following statement on President Trump’s announcement reversing U.S. policy towards Cuba.


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Kaine, Warner talk Senate healthcare reform

Tim Kaine isn’t focused on what the Senate isn’t doing on healthcare reform, but rather, on what needs to be done.


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Kaine: ‘I worry about the environment we’re in’

Democrats and Republicans sit on opposite sides of the aisle. Tonight they’ll be sitting in separate dugouts at Nationals Park at the annual congressional baseball game.


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Carper, Kaine introduce bill to improve healthcare marketplace

U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Tim Kaine introduced the Individual Health Insurance Marketplace Improvement Act to help stabilize the healthcare marketplace.


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Kaine introduces bill to address chronic VA workforce shortages

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine joined U.S. Sens. Jon Tester (D-MT) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) to introduce the Better Workforce for Veterans Act.


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Tim Kaine statement on release of Otto Warmbier

Tim Kaine statement on the release of Otto Warmbier, a UVA student who was arrested by the North Korean government.


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Kaine introduces bill to protect LGBT Americans from housing discrimination

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine led 15 of his colleagues to introduce the Fair and Equal Housing Act of 2017.


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Kaine, Warner introduce bill to make pipeline process more transparent

U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner will introduce legislation to strengthen the public’s ability to evaluate the impacts of natural gas pipelines.


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Kaine statement on Trump, Paris Agreement

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released a statement on President Trump’s decision to abandon America’s commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement.


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Flake, Kaine introduce AUMF against ISIS, al-Qaeda, Taliban

U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake and Tim Kaine today introduced a bipartisan AUMF against the Islamic State, al-Qaeda, and the Taliban.


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Kaine on TrumpCare CBO score

Tim Kaine comments on the nonpartisan CBO updated cost estimate of the Republican healthcare plan.


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Kaine comments on Trump budget, impacts on Virginia

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Budget Committee, released the following statement on President Trump’s FY2018 budget.