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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.


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Kaine calls on FBI to investigate wave of anti-Semitic incidents

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine is calling the FBI to fully investigate the recent wave of anti-Semitic incidents.


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Kaine meets Pope Francis, discusses refugees

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine attended a general audience with Pope Francis in Vatican City today.


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Warner, Kaine reintroduce bill to help Blue Water Vietnam veterans

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine want to ensure that Blue Water veterans are eligible to receive benefits.


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Warner, Kaine reintroduce bill to aid rural Virginia hospitals

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine introduced legislation to ensure hospitals are fairly reimbursed for their services by the federal government.


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Poll: Kaine with big leads in early look at 2018 U.S. Senate race

Sen. Tim Kaine has big leads on two possible big-name Republican challengers in an early, early look at his 2018 re-election race.


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Kaine: Hampton Roads at risk from sea level rise

Sen. Tim Kaine highlighted the risks to Hampton Roads from sea level rise in a Senate speech on Thursday.


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Kaine statement on Michael Flynn resignation

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine comments today on the resignation of National Security Adviser Lieutenant General Michael Flynn.


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Kaine, Warner on confirmation of Shulkin as VA Secretary

U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner comment on the confirmation of David Shulkin as Secretary of Veterans Affairs.


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Kaine to oppose Steve Mnuchin for Treasury

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will oppose the nomination of Steven Mnuchin to be Secretary of the Treasury.


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Kaine highlights impact of Affordable Care Act on Virginia

Tim Kaine shared stories from constituents throughout Virginia asking for him to do everything he can to save the Affordable Care Act.