Senator Tim Kaine

A Virginia distillery got some unexpected attention this week when Senator Tim Kaine held up a bottle of its whisky in Congress. He was making a point about the effects of the Trump administration’s trade war.

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Congress doesn't have a reputation for managing money well. But these days it seems like lawmakers are unwilling — or unable — to balance the checkbook on time.

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The campaign for U.S. Senate in Virginia has some seriously lopsided fundraising totals.

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Voters are only a few months away from primary elections that will shape the 2018 race. But, Republicans are having a hard time attracting candidates who can raise enough money to take on Senator Tim Kaine.

Senator Tim Kaine toured the Children’s Hospital at UVA today and met with parents who are worried about the failure of Congress to fund CHIP – a federal program that pays for children’s healthcare.  He told them he’s confident lawmakers will come through.