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Senator
Tim Kaine
for
Virginia

About

Tim Kaine was born on February 26, 1958 in Saint Paul Minnesota and grew up in the Kansas City area. In 1979, he obtained a B.A. from the University of Missouri and then proceeded onto Harvard Law School. During his tenure at Harvard, Tim Kaine took a year off to serve as a missionary for the Jesuit order in Honduras. He graduated from Harvard in 1983; afterward he returned to his home state and practiced law for 17 years in the Richmond area. A decade into his legal career, in 1994, he was elected to the city council of Richmond. Four years later, Kaine was then elected by the city council to become the 76th Mayor of Richmond. He went on to become the Lieutenant Governor from 2002 to 2006, and then the governor of Virginia from 2006 to 2010.

 

Tim Kaine later became the Chairman of the Democrat National Committee, a position he held from January 21, 2009 to April 5, 2011.  He won his 2012 race over former Senator George Allen with the help of President Obama, who did well in Virginia.  He is up for re-election in 2018.

Bio-Information

D.O.B 02/26/1958
Rank junior
Location Virginia
Office 231 Russell Senate Office Building
Party Democrat
Phone 202-224-4024
Fax 202-228-6363

Select Interest Group Rating

29%
US Chamber of Commerce
10%
Gun Owners of America
100%
AFL-CIO
76%
American Civil Liberties Union
21%
National Taxpayers Union
100%
NARAL Pro-Choice America
0%
American Conservative Union
95%
Americans for Democratic Action