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Sens. Warner, Blunt lead coalition to reintroduce infrastructure legislation

Sens. Mark Warner and Roy Blunt led a coalition of senators introducing legislation to establish a new infrastructure financing authority.


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Warner, Kaine introduce bill to push investment in aging Shenandoah Valley schools

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine will introduce the School Infrastructure Modernization Act to spur investment in historic school buildings.


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Kaine, Tester introduce bill protecting federal student aid for Gold Star families

U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine and Jon Tester introduced the Protect our Gold Star Families’ Education Act.


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Tim Kaine tells VCU graduates to become better listeners

Sen. Tim Kaine challenged graduates to become better listeners during Virginia Commonwealth University’s spring commencement ceremony.


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Warner, Kaine introduce Miners Pension Protection Act

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) introduced the Miners Pension Protection Act.


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Warner, Kaine introduce bill to safeguard women’s preventive healthcare services

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine joined 46 other Senate Democrats in introducing the Save Women’s Preventive Care Act.


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Tim Kaine on firing of FBI Director James Comey

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey.


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Kaine urges Trump to stop playing politics with healthcare system

Tim Kaine, along with 12 Democratic Senators, demanded that the Trump Administration stop playing politics with the U.S. healthcare system.


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Kaine urges Trump administration not to abandon efforts to tackle climate change

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine is urging the Trump administration to continue to exercise global leadership to address climate change.


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Warner, Kaine on Trump, healthcare uncertainty

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine released a statement on the uncertainty the Trump Administration has caused in the healthcare system.


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Kaine leads Senate push for greater emphasis on career, technical education

Sen. Tim Kaine is introducing the CTE Excellence and Equity Act to support re-designing the high school experience.


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Kaine pledges to prevent Trump shutdown

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine addressed President Trump’s announcement on Twitter that he supports a government shutdown in September.


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Warner, Kaine issue statements on government funding bill

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) applauded the inclusion of key Virginia priorities in the 2017 fiscal year spending bill.


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Warner, Kaine reintroduce Marketplace Fairness Act

Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine, along with Senators Mike Enzi and Dick Durbin, introduced the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2017.


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Portman, Kaine praise bill promoting early hearing detection in newborns, infants, young children

The Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act would improve early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of hearing loss in young children.


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Schiff, Kaine send letter to President Trump asking for legal basis of Syria strike

Adam Schiff and Tim Kaine sent a letter to President Trump asking for the legal basis for the strike against the Shayrat airbase in Syria.


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Warner, Kaine press VA on hiring priorities

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are asking the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for a plan to prioritize filling administrative positions.


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Kaine, Warner demand answers on DC VA medical center mismanagement

Tim Kaine, Mark Warner, and Jon Tester wrote to the Secretary of VA David Shulkin to express serious concern over an OIG report.


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Kaine joins bill to give Purple Heart recipients full Post-9/11 benefits

Tim Kaine has introduced legislation to grant Purple Heart recipients full Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits from the VA.


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Kaine on Trump directive to federal agencies asking for more budget cuts

Tim Kaine comments on the Trump Administration directive that directs agencies to submit plans for long-term cuts to their workforce.


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Kaine urges Trump to empower states in fight against opioid epidemic

Sen. Tim Kaine joined 19 Senate colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump urging him to address the nationwide opioid epidemic.


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Kaine: Trump must seek approval from Congress for use of military force

Today on NBC’s Meet the Press, Tim Kaine questioned the legality of President Trump’s use of military force in Syria without congressional approval.


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Kaine on Syria strikes: Trump action ‘unlawful’

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement regarding U.S. military action in Syria.


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Warner, Kaine seek reform of black lung benefits program

Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine seek reform the federal program that provides benefits to coal miners suffering from black lung disease.


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Warner, Kaine reintroduce Paycheck Fairness Act

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine joined U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) to reintroduce the Paycheck Fairness Act.


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Tim Kaine on Russia investigation: ‘I can tell you, this is not fake’

When did Tim Kaine have an inkling that something funny was going on in the 2016 election?


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Tim Kaine talks Meals on Wheels, healthcare, visits Wayne Theatre in Waynesboro visit

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine met with a group of health- and senior-service providers Friday at the Waynesboro Senior Center.


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Kaine calls on Trump to veto resolution gutting Internet privacy rules

Tim Kaine calls on President Trump to veto a resolution that guts privacy protections for customers of internet and telecom companies.


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Tim Kaine confirms plan to vote against Gorsuch Supreme Court nomination

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine comments on his pending vote on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.


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Kaine on Marines United: Online harassment must be eliminated

Tim Kaine is calling on Defense Secretary James Mattis to better combat sexual harassment in the military.


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Warner, Kaine introduce bill to fix broken VA appeals process

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined a group of 14 senators in introducing legislation to overhaul the broken VA appeals process.


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Warner, Kaine introduce bill to grant federal recognition to six Indian tribes

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine introduced legislation to federally recognize six Virginia Indian tribes.


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Warner, Kaine: Trumpcare disastrous for battle against opioid crisis

An an average of three Virginians are dying each day from an opioid overdose.


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Kaine statement, fact sheet on Trump budget, impact on Virginia

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Budget Committee, comments on President Donald Trump’s budget proposal.


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Kaine continues career, technical education push with new bill

Tim Kaine introduced a bill to raise the quality of career and technical education programs at schools in Virginia and across the country.


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Kaine outraged over Marines United scandal

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine participated in a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the Marines United website scandal.


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Kaine on CBO report on Trump healthcare plan

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


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Kaine introduces DOD cyber scholarship bill

Tim Kaine has introduced a bill to strengthen the cybersecurity workforce that is critical to addressing growing cyber challenges.


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Warner, Kaine call on VA secretary to act on wait times at medical centers

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are commenting on a troubling report last week on veteran medical center wait times.


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Warner, Kaine urge Trump to reconsider Chesapeake Bay program cuts

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine wrote to President Trump to urge him to reconsider steep budget cuts within the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program.


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Warner, Kaine announce bill to improve women’s healthcare access

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced that they are original co-sponsors of the Women’s Health Protection Act.


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Kaine cosponsors bill to strengthen education in Rural Virginia

Tim Kaine has cosponsored a bill to strengthen educational opportunity in Rural Virginia.


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Kaine on Republican healthcare plan

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine comments today on the House Republican healthcare plan.


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Warner, Kaine accepting applications for U.S. Marshal, U.S. Attorney

Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine are accepting applications for the positions of U.S. Marshal and U.S. Attorney in Virginia.


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Kaine, Warner on new Trump travel ban order

U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner comment on President Trump’s revised travel ban executive order.


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Warner, Kaine urge Trump administration to make fighting hate crimes a major priority

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine urge Trump administration to make fighting hate crimes a major priority.


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Warner, Kaine file amicus brief to support rights of transgender students

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined in filing a brief to support rights of transgender students.


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Kaine on report on wait times at VA medical centers

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine comments on the report on wait times at VA medical centers.


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Kaine statement on Attorney General Jeff Sessions

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine comments on Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s meetings with the Russian Ambassador.


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Kaine to co-chair Military Families Caucus

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine is co-chair of the Senate Military Families Caucus.