Va. political flap after aide's comments

RICHMOND, Va., March 1 (UPI) -- Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine said comments attributed to his chief of staff on retribution against legislators who oppose his initiatives show political reality.

Bush touches familiar themes in speech

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush Tuesday delivered a wide-ranging State of the Union address, hammering familiar themes and proposing scant new initiatives.

Kaine: 'There's a better way'

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine Tuesday sharply criticized what he called the administration's "poor choices and bad management."

Kaine says Democrats have 'a better way'

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine, using the mantra of "there is a better way," was set to deliver the Democratic response to the State of the Union address.

Va. governor to rebut State of the Union

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine, inaugurated last Saturday, will give the Democratic Party response to the State of the Union address.

Va.'s first lady back in childhood mansion

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Anne Holton, Virginia's new first lady, is returning to her childhood home.

Va. race drew donors to both sides

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 28 (UPI) -- With polls suggesting a tight race, contributors to last year's Virginia governor's race drew huge donations with many donors giving to both major candidates.

New Jersey, Virginia elect governors

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- President Bush has stepped into the off-year election campaign, appearing with the Republican Party nominee seeking to be Virginia's next governor.

Tight finish ahead in Virginia's gov. race

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Virginia Lt. Gov. Tim Kaine squares off against former state Attorney General Jerry Kilgore in a tight race Tuesday for the state's governor's post. Late polls show the election too close to call, with Kaine, a Democrat, generally holding the lead but wi

Kilgore kicks off run for Virgnia governor

RICHMOND, Va., March 21 (UPI) -- Former Virginia Attorney General Jerry Kilgore kicked off his effort Monday to win back the commonwealth's governorship for the Republicans.

Va. Lt. Gov. Kaine opens gubernatorial bid

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- Virginia Democrat Lt. Gov. Tim Kaine began his campaign for governor by pledging to give homeowners tax relief, the Washington Post said Thursday.

Va. Lt. Gov. Kaine: Tax hikes on the table

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Virginia Democrat Lt. Gov. Tim Kaine said the need to find a long-term solution to the state's transportation problems means tax increases are on the table.

Gilmore backs Kilgore for Va. governor

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore said Tuesday he would back Republican Jerry Kilgore for governor in 2005, ending speculation he might run himself.

GOP moderates urge shift to center

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- A group of moderate-to-liberal Republicans, many long out of office, Monday urged President Bush to lead the GOP back toward the center.

Virginia races still too close to call

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Tim Kaine
Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine (D) announces the discovery of George Washington's childhood home at Ferry Farm in Fredericksburg, Virginia, on July 2, 2008. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Timothy Michael "Tim" Kaine (born February 26, 1958) is a Virginia politician. Kaine served as the 70th Governor of Virginia from 2006 to 2010, and is the current chairman of the Democratic National Committee. He was elected governor in 2005, after serving as Lieutenant Governor of Virginia and Mayor of Richmond, Virginia.

Kaine was considered a possible choice to be Barack Obama's running mate in 2008, but was not ultimately chosen.

On April 5, 2011, Kaine announced his candidacy for the United States Senate seat in Virginia being left open by the retiring Jim Webb in 2012 election after weeks of speculation.

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