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A Glimpse into Tim Kaine's Political Past

Jul 26, 2016
Associated Press

This week, Democrats will be introduced to Senator Tim Kaine at the convention in Philadelphia. But Kaine has a long history here in Virginia dating back to his days as a famous trial lawyer in Richmond. Michael Pope has this look at Kaine’s rise to the national party ticket.

Associated Press

Trump Supporters 

Donald Trump and his running mate Mike Pence attracted an overflow crowd to the Hotel Roanoke and Convention Center Monday for their first campaign stop after the Republican National Convention last week. The event attracted people from both sides of the debate over the Republican presidential nominee.

Associated Press

Virginia is playing a big role in this year's Democratic National Convention, which got underway today in Philadelphia. 

Associated Press

Virginia Democratic Senator Tim Kaine is attracting a lot of attention after being tapped as the Democratic Vice Presidential nominee, but there’s still tension in the party.

Associated Press

The 2016 Republican National Convention has now wrapped, with Donald Trump accepting the party's nomination for president. Before the convention's conclusion, we spoke to more of the Virginia delegation walking the floor of the Quicken Loans Arena.

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