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Warner, Kaine introduce American Miners Pension Act

Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine joined Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito in introducing the bipartisan American Miners Pension Act.


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Congress passes Portman-Kaine bill to promote early hearing detection

The House has passed bipartisan Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act, legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va.


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Sens. Warner, Moran reintroduce bipartisan Start Up Act

Mark Warner and Jerry Moran reintroduced the Start Up Act, bipartisan jobs legislation to encourage the creation and growth of new business.


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Sen. Warner’s CHRONIC Care Act passes Senate

The Senate unanimously passed legislation introduced by Sen. Mark R. Warner to improve health outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries living with chronic conditions.


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Kaine to Trump: We must do more for Puerto Rico

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine joined Senate colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump to express deep concern about the situation in Puerto Rico


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Sen. Tim Kaine on latest GOP healthcare failure

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine comments on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s decision not to hold a vote on the Graham-Cassidy proposal before Sept. 30.


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Warner, Kaine announce $24 million in grants for housing projects in Virginia

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced $24,211,713 in funding to help Virginia communities fund housing and infrastructure projects. 


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Early look at 2018: Kaine with big leads over potential GOP rivals in poll

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine has double-digit leads over three potential Republican rivals, according to a new Virginia statewide survey by the University of Mary Washington.


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Tim Kaine on passage of Senate defense bill

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on the Senate passage of the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.


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Warner, Kaine on Anthem’s decision to re-enter Virginia healthcare markets

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine on Anthem’s decision to re-enter 63 counties or cities in Virginia where consumers  otherwise would be left without any insurance options.


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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.