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  • Kaine previews debate: You can run, but you can't hide, Donald!

    09/26/2016 2:10:35 PM PDT · by kevcol · 60 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | September 26, 2016 | T. Becket Adams
    "The thing about 90 minutes is, boy, you can't hide. Now Donald Trump likes to say, you know, 'I'm going to build this wall, but then I'm not taking any questions on it.' Well, okay, you got 90 minutes, and there's just the moderator and the two of you on stage. You can run, but you can't hide. . . The Virginia senator is scheduled to debate Trump's running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, next week. "Today starts the closing stretch of the campaign with the debate tonight," Kaine said Monday. "You know, I'm real interested in this debate. I'm...
  • Editorial: Kaine would be perfect fit on Democratic ticket

    05/29/2016 6:44:16 AM PDT · by randita · 24 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | 5/28/16 | Editorial Staff
    Editorial: Kaine would be perfect fit on Democratic ticket Posted: Saturday, May 28, 2016 10:30 pm 1960 remains the exception that proves the rule. Vice presidential candidates seldom make a decisive difference in general elections. Lyndon Johnson’s presence on the ticket may have put John Kennedy in the White House. Johnson carried Texas for the Democrats and likely contributed their victories in Missouri and North Carolina. Without a Southern running mate, the Massachusetts senator probably would have lost to Richard Nixon. 2016 already has established itself as an idiosyncratic election. Crackpots dominated the Republican sweepstakes. The heavily favored Hillary Clinton...
  • [N. Korea]Brow you see them: Kim Jong-un sports bizarre shrunken eyebrows in 2015 speech

    01/02/2015 8:35:47 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 57 replies
    SCMP ^ | 02 January, 2015 | Alex Millson
    Brow you see them: Kim Jong-un sports bizarre shrunken eyebrows in 2015 speech PUBLISHED : Friday, 02 January, 2015, 9:15am UPDATED : Friday, 02 January, 2015, 1:47pm Alex Millson When Kim Jong-un delivered his New Year message offering to participate in high-level talks with South Korea, the setting, his outfit and posture were all strikingly similar to those he adopted exactly two years earlier. Two things, however, appeared radically different - the North Korean leader’s eyebrows. In what appeared to be a case of severe over-plucking, Kim’s brows appeared to be significantly shorter than on earlier occasions, sitting above...
  • DEL. MARSHALL SAYS Tim Kaine Misrepresents HIS Personhood Bill

    12/13/2011 1:49:25 PM PST · by Gopher Broke · 1 replies · 1+ views
    FOR RELEASE: On Receipt (December 7, 2011) CONTACT: Del Bob Marshall, (703) 853-4213 Kaine 'Is Very Confused' DEL. MARSHALL SAYS Tim Kaine Misrepresents HIS Personhood Bill 'We already have enough people in Washington who vote on bills without ever reading them.' Del. Bob Marshall tonight (Wednesday, Dec. 7) accused Tim Kaine, the Democrats' presumptive 2012 candidate for the U.S. Senate, of mounting a "skewed attack on my personhood bill" in tonight's early-bird Senate debate in Richmond. "After seeing Tim Kaine's skewed attack on my personhood bill (HB1), it is obvious he is very confused," Marshall (R., 13th District) said. "First...
  • Ron Paul’s ‘eyebrow toupee’? Droop at debate prompts suspicion

    10/14/2011 3:46:34 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 22 replies
    Has Ron Paul been wearing fake eyebrows? That's what the New York Times wonders, pointing to an incident at Tuesday night's Republican presidential debate in which the candidate's right eyebrow appeared to droop a bit under the hot lights:
  • email from Timmy Kaine, attacking George Allen and oil companies (BARF ALERT)

    05/13/2011 6:39:04 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 8 replies
    Right now, Congress is debating the best way to get our fiscal house in order and cut spending. A good first step would be to eliminate the money taxpayers spend on subsidies to major oil companies. We're going to have to make a lot of tough choices, but this one is easy. I strongly support putting an end to federal tax giveaways for big oil companies because they aren't necessary and they'll cost taxpayers over $21 billion over the next decade. Unfortunately, even as gas prices rise and oil profits grow even more, George Allen and Jamie Radtke prefer the...
  • Allen, Kaine Tied in Quest for Va. Senate Seat

    05/10/2011 7:44:23 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 8 replies
    Former Virginia Govs. George Allen and Timothy Kaine are tied in the race for retiring Democratic Sen. James Webb’s seat. Both are polling at 46 percent among registered Virginia voters 18 months before the election, The Washington Post reported. The Democratic Kaine shows strength in the powerful and populated Northern Virginia, while the Republican Allen polls well in the rest of the state. Both must overcome negatives: Kaine for his close association with President Barack Obama’s policies as head of the Democratic National Committee and Allen for his “macaca” comment that derailed his 2006 Senate re-election bid , the Post...
  • Kaine announces run for Senate seat from Virginia [Eyebrow vs. Macaca]

    04/05/2011 3:26:00 PM PDT · by HokieMom · 14 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 4/5/11 | By Paige Winfield Cunningham
    Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine on Tuesday made official his bid for the U.S. Senate seat from Virginia in an online campaign video. “I’m running for United States Senate because America has big challenges and I’m convinced that Virginia has answers to help strengthen our nation,” the former governor said in the video, posted at
  • Kaine Running for VA Senate

    04/05/2011 10:54:44 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 38 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/5/2011 | Thomas Ferdousi
    Current DNC chief and former Governor Tim Kaine has announced that he is running for the Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Jim Webb. Webb barely won the election of 2006 in a close race during a Democratic wave election. Webb announced that he would not be running for another term about a month ago. Kaine, a popular former Governor, is facing off against former Governor and Senator Jim Allen. Allen, a Republican, had served both posts before being defeated in 2006.
  • Tough battle looms, but voters will reward Democrats: Kaine ( Party chairman's optimistic ...

    05/19/2010 1:26:02 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 14 replies · 451+ views
    MarketWatch ^ | May 19, 2010, 3:52 p.m. EDT | Robert Schroeder, MarketWatch
    Party chairman's optimistic after upstart candidates take primaries WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Democrats face a tough battle, but voters will ultimately reward President Barack Obama's party at the polls this election season, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee predicted Wednesday."Americans continue to be very anxious about the economy. Many continue to feel the bite of the deep recession from which are only beginning to emerge -- and they are holding incumbents of both parties accountable in a tough time," DNC chief Tim Kaine said in a speech at the National Press Club.
  • Vt. man testifies in trial over bitten eyebrow

    02/16/2010 9:41:01 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies · 386+ views
    AP ^ | February 15, 2010 | JOHN CURRAN
    BARRE, Vt. — An Iraq war veteran whose eyebrow was partially bitten off at his wedding reception in Vermont is testifying at the trial of his alleged attacker. Thirty-five-year-old Kevin Gartland, of Fayston, is accused of aggravated assault and if convicted could face 15 years in prison. Prosecutors say Gartland got into a fight with Ryan Kessler at Kessler's June 2008 wedding reception in Duxbury. After the two were separated, Gartland allegedly lunged at Kessler and bit him on the face. Kessler lost half of his left eyebrow in the incident.
  • Can men be taking to eyebrow-grooming?

    09/17/2009 7:33:38 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 107 replies · 4,248+ views
    news ^ | Sep 16
    LONDON (Reuters) – British men are becoming increasingly interested in having their eyebrows professionally groomed, according to Debenhams department store which plans to hold men-only "guybrow" nights. Men, it said, now make up 40 percent of the visitors to its brow bars, double the proportion of a year ago. They are going for a treatment called "threading," an ancient method of hair removal which originated in India in which a thin twine of cotton thread is rolled over the offending area, plucking the hair from the follicle level.
  • Va. Governor Kaine to Become DNC Chairman

    01/04/2009 2:47:14 PM PST · by St. Louis Conservative · 22 replies · 1,381+ views
    Washington Post ^ | January 4, 2009 | Michael D. Shear
    Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine will become chairman of the Democratic National Committee later this month, serving as the top political messenger for Barack Obama's administration even while he finishes his final year in the governor's mansion, several sources said. Kaine, who emerged as one of Obama's vice presidential finalists this summer, will operate from Richmond in a part-time capacity until January 2010, when he will become the full-time DNC chairman. Kaine is constitutionally barred from running for reelection. A personal friend of the president-elect, Kaine is a gregarious chief executive who is known to relish political combat and helped...
  • Kaine Gives Obama Credit for Russian Ceasefire

    08/13/2008 1:21:01 PM PDT · by freespirited · 56 replies · 187+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | 08/13/08 | Don Irvine
      Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine who is under consideration as a possible running mate for Barack Obama gave the Senator credit for the Russian ceasefire in Georgia.From ABC News' Jake Tapper."The Senator's goal was to be tough and smart," Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine said of Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, "and so when the action (in Georgia) happened on Thursday, he immediately called for a ceasefire, condemned the unwarranted use of force by Russia.  It was a bad crisis for the world.  It required tough words, but also a smart approach to call on the international community to step in --...
  • Kaine readies road tax details(VA)

    05/12/2008 11:16:21 AM PDT · by JZelle · 19 replies · 162+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 5-12-08 | Bob Lewis
    RICHMOND (AP) — Gov. Tim Kaine is expected today to announce a tax package to pay for highway construction and the upkeep and repair of state roads and bridges. Mr. Kaine scheduled a news conference at the state capitol to outline details of the bill that he will ask legislators to consider next month. He has called the General Assembly to Richmond beginning June 23 for the second special session on transportation funding in two years. Mr. Kaine, a Democrat, wants regional funding plans to pay for new projects in Hampton Roads and Northern Virginia, the state's most populous, fastest-growing...
  • Kaine vows to insure needy (VA)

    12/13/2007 11:12:10 AM PST · by JZelle · 29 replies · 348+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 12-13-07 | Seth McLaughlin
    Gov. Tim Kaine yesterday announced a plan to expand health care coverage to thousands of uninsured, low-income Virginians as the state faces a projected $641 million budget shortfall. "One in seven Virginians still lack health insurance because their employers don"t provide it or because they cannot afford it," Mr. Kaine said. "As more citizens rely on our health care safety net for their most basic health needs, we must strengthen that system." Mr. Kaine, a Democrat, said the two-year budget that he plans to present to the General Assembly on Monday will include about $25.5 million in new health care...
  • Abstinence-Only Sex-Ed Funds Cut Off by Kaine

    11/13/2007 6:07:38 AM PST · by Gopher Broke · 14 replies · 217+ views
    RICHMOND, Nov. 12 -- Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine has cut off state funding for abstinence-only sex education programs, citing recent studies finding that teenagers should also be taught about birth control and condoms to protect against pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Kaine (D) submitted plans last month to close a budget shortfall in part by eliminating a $275,000 matching grant for a federal program that provided funds for 14 nonprofit groups that taught abstinence only. Delacey Skinner, Kaine's communications director, said the governor believes that effective sex education programs must include information about contraceptives as well as abstinence. "The...
  • email from Timmy Kaine, pimping for 2 house of delegates RATS....

    10/15/2007 1:50:17 PM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 4 replies · 50+ views
    I know what it's like to be an underdog. In the Summer of 2005, I saw one poll that had me losing the governor's race by 12 points. I believed we could win, and you believed in me. Before long, we were only down by 8 points. Then it was 6, then 2, then 1. On election day, we won a 6-point victory. We won in part because we worked hard every day and never lost sight of what we were fighting for: Virginia's future. But the bigger reason why we won was that you kept faith and supported us...
  • Kaine caves in, withdraws controversial nomination

    09/27/2007 2:16:36 PM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 21 replies · 115+ views
    COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA Office of the Governor Timothy M. Kaine FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Governor September 27, 2007 Contact: Kevin Hall Phone: (804) 225-4260 Cell Phone: (804) 393-9406 Internet: STATEMENT OF GOVERNOR KAINE ~ On Dr. Esam Omeish’s resignation from the Virginia Commission on Immigration ~ RICHMOND – Governor Timothy M. Kaine released the following statement on Dr. Esam Omeish’s resignation today from the Virginia Commission on Immigration: “I have accepted Dr. Esam Omeish’s resignation as one of the 10 gubernatorial appointees to the 20-member Virginia Commission on Immigration. “Dr. Omeish is a respected physician and community leader, yet I...
  • email from Kaine, pimping for 2 dems (BARF ALERT)

    08/24/2007 12:00:12 PM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 3 replies · 228+ views
    These hot, muggy August days are the toughest of the year for candidates. The excitement of Fourth of July parades is passed, walking from door to door is downright uncomfortable, and everyone else seems like they're on vacation. But you know what they say about what happens when the going gets tough - the tough get going. And that's exactly what Democratic legislative candidates across the Commonwealth are doing right now going from door to door, leading the way to a better General Assembly one voter at a time. If we're going to win back the General Assembly this year...
  • email from Tim Kaine, pimping 2 VA Democrats

    07/17/2007 12:58:10 PM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 11 replies · 309+ views
    Dear Friends, I want to thank everyone for their enthusiasm and their hard work in support of candidates on the 4th of July. It was great to see so many old friends! During a great day attending more than six events, I had the chance to see our candidates' excitement up close. People are encouraged by the strong team of Democratic candidates this year. In fact, I have never seen this level of energy in an off-year election. Virginians are fired up about Democratic leadership for good reason. For the second year in a row named Virginia "The Best...
  • Who Tim Kaine is supporting in the June 12 primaries

    06/07/2007 7:13:47 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 1 replies · 171+ views
    With so much focus centered on November 6, I wanted to remind you that Virginia's primary election is just a week away. In districts across the Commonwealth, more than a few Democrats are running for our party's nomination. Having traveled across the Commonwealth and met with many of the Democrats running for office, I am very excited about the exceptionally strong candidates we're fielding this year. In particular, I'd like to introduce you to a couple of good Democrats who I am supporting in Virginia's June 12 Democratic Primary. Delegate Dan Bowling is a tireless advocate for Southwest Virginia representing...
  • Kaine's Ban On Smoking Rejected by Legislature (Vetoes of Bills to Expand Death Penalty Blocked)

    04/04/2007 9:07:41 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 2 replies · 285+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | Thursday, April 5, 2007 | Tim Craig and Chris L. Jenkins
    RICHMOND, April 4 -- The Republican-controlled General Assembly faced off against Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine (D) Wednesday, rejecting his proposal for a statewide ban on smoking in bars and restaurants and rebuffing his concerns about expanding the use of the death penalty. By wide margins, the House of Delegates and Senate overrode Kaine's veto of legislation to make the killers of judges and witnesses eligible for the death penalty. The House also voted to override Kaine's veto of a bill that would make accomplices eligible for capital punishment, but the Senate agreed with the governor, meaning the bill will...
  • Virginia House Overrides Governor on Smoking Ban

    04/04/2007 1:05:39 PM PDT · by iceskater · 38 replies · 933+ views
    WRVA | 4/4/2007 | Matt Demline
    Just heard on local radio (WRVA) that the House has overridden the governor's proposed smoking ban in restaurants. No link on WRVA web site yet. The nanny state loses one!
  • email from Tim Kaine, supporting Hussain Obama (BARF ALERT)

    04/02/2007 7:16:38 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 1 replies · 324+ views
    Friends - More and more, Virginians understand that Democrats are working together for smarter government that works for Virginians. And we've succeeded: Under Democratic leadership, we have accomplished so much, like naming us "the best state for business" and Education Week publishing a survey that shows children born in Virginia have a better chance for life success than those born in any other state in this nation. Today, more than ever, this nation needs a results-oriented President with the values and vision to move this country forward the way we've moved Virginia forward. I endorsed Senator Barack Obama in...
  • If The Governor Wants Your Opinion. . .

    03/07/2007 8:10:40 AM PST · by Gopher Broke · 7 replies · 355+ views
    If The Governor Wants Your Opinion. . . Bart Hinkle March 06, 2007 2:52 PM . . . he’ll give it to you. The text says Governor Tim Kaine “is looking for citizen input. . . Please take a few moments to tell us what you think.” Uh hunh. But the way the feedback page is set up, it might as well say: “I think Governor Kaine is right for the following reasons [please check all that apply].”
  • Gov. Tim Kaine protested in Roanoke today (Pictures included)

    02/28/2007 12:09:26 PM PST · by Gopher Broke · 15 replies · 1,012+ views
    Gov. Tim (Eyebrow) Kaine was protested by a group of Roanoke-area taxpayers today, as he attended Raleigh Court Elementary School on his "easy listening" tour. He was apparently listening to school kids, rather than taxpayers and voters. The group took issue with Kaine's campaign promise to not raise taxes, a promise he immediately broke during his first year in office. Also, one member of the group sat in the Tim Kaine Rocking Chair. The group objects to the fact that Kaine has done nothing while the General Assembly hammered out a Transportation Plan. Kaine now plans radical changes to it...
  • Kaine rejects immigration training

    01/29/2007 7:09:04 AM PST · by Gopher Broke · 7 replies · 324+ views
    Last Thursday, Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine (D) rejected a proposal put forth by Attorney General Bob McDonnell to have state law enforcement agencies obtain federal immigration training. On Wednesday, Jan. 17, McDonnell issued a letter to Kaine stating that many Virginia localities are concerned about the lack of state and local law enforcement authority and are "more than eager" to independently obtain enforcement authority on their own. Advertisement Several Virginia localities, such as Herndon and Manassas, are currently in varying stages of initiating the training for themselves. "We may soon be in a position where local law enforcement is empowered...
  • Kaine requested to rethink police authority

    01/25/2007 7:18:35 AM PST · by Gopher Broke · 7 replies · 250+ views
    Kaine requested to rethink police authority By: Andrew Perkinson 01/23/2007 RICHMOND -- Attorney General Bob McDonnell urged Gov. Tim Kaine (D) to rethink his decision not to seek additional immigration authority for state police investigating violent crimes. Kaine previously had dismissed an increased authority option, saying it would cost the state too much money. "I am renewing my request to the governor in the interest of adhering to the rule of law and providing for additional public safety for our citizens of Virginia," McDonnell said in a press conference Jan. 17. In addition, Sen. Jay O'Brien (R-Clifton) and Del. Tom...
  • email from Tim Kaine, pimping for Judy Feder's Cong. campaign

    10/06/2006 2:19:01 PM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 5 replies · 283+ views
    Dear Friends: I want to let you know about an important Congressional race that is crucial to our efforts to continue moving Virginia forward. Judy Feder, a thirty year resident of Virginia, is the Democratic nominee in Virginia's 10th District and a woman of extraordinary accomplishments. Judy is someone we need in the U.S. Congress. As a top official in the Clinton administration and the Dean of the Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Judy Feder has led the fight for affordable healthcare and accountability in Washington for almost 30 years. During my race in 2005 we saw that Virginia is ripe...
  • Kaine Left Wanting as Va. Budget Approved

    06/29/2006 8:34:30 AM PDT · by blitzgig · 33 replies · 626+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 6/29/06 | Michael D. Shear and Rosalind S. Helderman
    RICHMOND, June 28 -- The 2006 General Assembly gave final approval to the state budget and went home Wednesday, leaving behind a first-year governor who presided over the worst stalemate in the legislature's history while failing to make good on his promise to ease traffic congestion for Virginians. Gov. Timothy M. Kaine (D) confronted an issue that has bedeviled state leaders for two decades: how to finance billions of dollars in road and transit construction. His plan for tax increases to finance those improvements, presented six days into his term, stalled after he misread the resolve of his adversaries and...
  • email from Gov. Tim Kaine, campaigning for Gov. Granholm of Mich.

    04/13/2006 8:15:01 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 17 replies · 396+ views
    Helping my friend Gov. Jennifer Granholm I want to ask you for a favor for a friend of mine - a woman who was there for me when I needed her most: Governor Jennifer Granholm of Michigan. Last year, she came to Virginia to encourage "Women for Kaine" to put our campaign over the top - and we won. I'm looking forward to working with Governor Granholm to grow the economies of both Virginia and Michigan. But first I'd like you to help me return the favor that she did us last fall by making a contribution to her re-election...