Tag: us senate race virginia

tim kaine

Tim Kaine talks defense, energy

U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine has been crisscrossing the state the past couple of days – held a roundtable with defense contractors on Wednesday in Sterling, meeting with the American Federation of Government Employees in Arlington to discuss his strategies to avoid the impending sequestration defense cuts, and then on Thursday touring the Water Pollution Control Plant in Roanoke to highlight his energy agenda


Tim Kaine releases energy proposals

The Tim Kaine Senate campaign released its latest policy proposal, “Strengthening Our Economy Through Energy Innovation” – an all of the above energy strategy to expand the use of all sustainable forms of domestic energy that will create jobs in Virginia and increase security and sustainability


Tim Kaine talks business in Richmond

U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine spoke to the Richmond World Affairs Council on Tuesday about the challenges facing our nation abroad. Throughout the event, Kaine focused on his strategies to tackle challenges in international affairs and his approach to keep the United States competitive in a growing global marketplace


Tim Kaine pushes defense plan

U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine discussed a path to avoid harmful defense cuts that will take effect if Congress does not reach an agreement to responsibly address our fiscal crisis


Tim Kaine, George Allen campaigns intersect in Lynchburg

U.S. Senate candidates Tim Kaine and George Allen were both stumping in Lynchburg on Friday


Anne Holton completes three-day campaign swing

Anne Holton completed her swing through Western and Southwest Virginia to campaign on behalf of her husband, Tim Kaine, on Thursday. Holton brought her Small Business Listening Tour to Marion and Floyd, where she toured downtown businesses and met with groups of small business owners and community leaders


Anne Holton continues tour of Southwest Virginia

Anne Holton campaigned on behalf of her husband, Tim Kaine, in Big Stone Gap, Bristol, and Abingdon on Wednesday. Holton toured downtown businesses and met with community and business leaders as part of her Small Business Listening Tour


Anne Holton kicks off campaign tour of Western Virginia

Anne Holton campaigned on behalf of her husband, Tim Kaine, in Clifton Forge and Wytheville on Tuesday, kicking off a three-day swing through Western and Southwest Virginia


Tim Kaine speaks to Kiwanians in Richmond

U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Richmond on Monday


tim kaine

Tim Kaine volunteers at remote area medical clinic in Wise

On Friday, U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine and his wife, Anne Holton, volunteered at the Remote Area Medical Clinic at the Wise County Fairgrounds


Busy couple of days on the Kaine campaign trail

U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine visited Fibertek Inc. Tuesday in Herndon, and then on Wednesday made a stop in Mount Vernon to visit several local businesses there.


Kaine pushes workforce-training initiative

On Tuesday, Kaine for Virginia released “Investing in our Workers” – a strategic initiative to develop the world’s most talented workforce and equip young people with the skills they need to succeed in the jobs and industries of a global economy


tim kaine

Kaine statement on middle-class tax cuts

Tim Kaine continued to call for an extension of the Bush tax rates for those making less than $500,000 and released the following statement in response to Monday’s announcement by the President on the expiring tax cuts


tim kaine

Kaine meets with veterans in Southwest Virginia

U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine met with veterans in Southwest Virginia Friday afternoon to discuss his approach to create jobs and strengthen our economy. Specifically, Kaine addressed strategies to reduce disproportionately high unemployment among veterans, and fulfill obligations the country has made to those who have served


Holton leads small-business talk in Chesterfield

Anne Holton campaigned on behalf of her husband, U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine, in Chesterfield County, on Thursday


tim kaine

Kaine talks economic issues in Hampton Roads

U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine met with African-American women for an economic roundtable discussion at Mary Helen’s Restaurant in Hampton. Kaine shared his approach to strengthening the economy and creating jobs by leveling the playing field for small businesses, developing a skilled workforce through education investments and reforms, and bringing more fiscal and political balance to Washington


tim kaine

Kaine meets with NoVa women business leaders

U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine held a roundtable discussion with Virginia women small business leaders on Friday to talk about his strategies for creating jobs and strengthening the economy


tim kaine

Kaine discusses Latino business in Manassas

U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine met with Latino business leaders and community members Thursday at a roundtable discussion in Manassas. Kaine shared his approach to strengthening the economy and creating jobs, focusing on strategies he found successful in Virginia—investing in small businesses, developing a talent-based economy, and working to find common ground to address fiscal issues


tim kaine

Kaine talks education affordability in Richmond

This afternoon, former governor and current U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine met with Richmond area students and parents to discuss his strategies for the future of higher education


tim kaine

Kaine discusses retirement security in NoVa

U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine met with Northern Virginia seniors to discuss his economic vision and strategies to strengthen vital programs like Social Security and Medicare. During the 90-minute conversation in Alexandria, Kaine highlighted his commitment to Virginia seniors


tim kaine

Kaine talks affordable education in NoVa

Thursday afternoon, U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine met with Northern Virginia students and parents to discuss the future of higher education. During the roundtable at Villa Bella Ristorante in Burke, Kaine emphasized the importance of higher education to developing the world’s most talented workforce


Kaine holds economic roundtable in Charlottesville

U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine met with Charlottesville women in a roundtable discussion about his vision for our economic future. At C’Ville Coffee on Harris Street, Kaine emphasized his strategies to assist small businesses and support job growth


tim kaine

Kaine speaks with women in NoVa about jobs, economy

U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine held a roundtable discussion with Virginia women about his strategies for creating jobs and strengthening the economy. Over coffee at Osprey’s Landing Restaurant in Woodbridge, Kaine outlined his to encourage small business growth


tim kaine

Kaine talks small-business growth in radio interview

Tim Kaine talked up his focus on the economic success of small businesses as a key part of his vision for our economic future in a Thursday radio interview on Hampton Roads’ WHKT. In the interview, Kaine pointed out that “if you are a small business you are still not able to get banks to lend you money”


Senate campaign focus on senior issues in NoVa

The U.S. Senate race was going hot and heavy in Northern Virginia Wednesday, with Republican George Allen continuing his “Send a Message” statewide tour and Democrat Tim Kaine’s campaign pressing Allen on Social Security


democrats republicans

Politics Notebook: More from the Senate race

News from the U.S. Senate campaign trail from George Allen and Tim Kaine, including statements from the candidates on the latest jobs report


tim kaine

Kaine campaign raises $1.2M in second quarter

Today, Kaine for Virginia announced the campaign raised more than $1.2 million in the pre-primary phase of the second quarter of 2012, and has reserved $2.5 million in television advertising for the fall campaign


tim kaine

Politics Notebook: Kaine marks 50th roundtable

The Kaine for Virginia campaign released a web video on Wednesday marking the 50th roundtable Tim Kaine has hosted since the beginning of the year