Virginia competes with Maryland to land new FBI headquartersFebruary 15, 2023 GMT
SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — Virginia's political leaders made their case Wednesday for moving the FBI's headquarters from the nation's capital to the state, arguing that the federal government would be wise to follow the steps of Amazon and other big companies that have come to the commonwealth.
Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia to seek reelectionJanuary 20, 2023 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, the 2016 Democratic vice presidential nominee and a fixture in Virginia politics for decades, said Friday that he would seek reelection next year, easing his party’s worries about holding on to a seat in a state now led by a Republican governor.
Guest lineups for the Sunday news showsJanuary 20, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del.; Mayors Eric Adams of New York, Karen Bass of Los Angeles and Sylvester Turner of Houston.
Former Virginia first lady ‘Jinks’ Holton dies at 97December 16, 2022 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia “Jinks” Rogers Holton, a former first lady of Virginia, died Friday morning at her home, her family said in a statement. She was 97.
Holton was the wife of the late Republican Gov.
Spanberger, Vega in tight race for Virginia’s 7th DistrictNovember 3, 2022 GMT
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — While campaigning recently for Democrat Abigail Spanberger in northern Virginia’s competitive 7th Congressional District, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine made the case that the former CIA officer and two-term incumbent had carved out a dramatically outsized influence during her relatively short tenure.
Yellen boosting Biden’s agenda in Virginia as midterms nearOctober 21, 2022 GMT
HERNDON, Va. (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is promoting Biden administration policies as the key to advancing the nation's “long-term economic well-being” in the lead-up to the midterm elections.
Umbrella swept by wind kills woman at South Carolina beachAugust 11, 2022 GMT
GARDEN CITY, S.C. (AP) — A beachgoer was killed Wednesday after a loose beach umbrella impaled her in the chest, authorities said.
The umbrella was blown from its anchoring by the wind around 12:40 p.m.
Bipartisan compromise bill would restore abortion rightsAugust 1, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is pushing compromise legislation to restore abortion access in the wake of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, a long shot effort to put a majority of the Senate on the record opposing the decision.
Warner, Kaine want dog breeding facility stripped of licenseMarch 31, 2022 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's U.S. senators called Thursday on a federal agency to immediately suspend the license of a dog breeding facility where recent inspections have found repeated animal welfare violations.
Kaine, with long COVID himself, introduces research billMarch 3, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two years after getting COVID-19, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine says he still has mild symptoms.
Kaine joined two fellow Democratic senators, Edward Markey of Massachusetts and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, in introducing a bill Wednesday to fund research aimed at better understanding long COVID-19.
US Senators ask Mexico to do more to protect journalistsFebruary 8, 2022 GMT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two prominent U.S. Senators published an open letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken Tuesday asking him to “urge the Mexican government to seriously improve efforts to protect journalists.”
Guest lineups for the Sunday news showsJanuary 15, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. surgeon general; Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C.
NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Clyburn; Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah.
Drivers fret about food and fuel while stranded on highwayJanuary 5, 2022 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — There was no food, water or sleep for Susan Phalen as she spent a frigid night inside her car stopped on Interstate 95 in Virginia. Meera Rao and her husband were only 100 feet past an exit but were unable to move for 16 hours.
Sen. Kaine: ‘Miserable’ commute became a survival projectJanuary 5, 2022 GMT
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Sen. Tim Kaine left his home in Richmond for his usual two-hour commute to the U.S. Capitol after Monday's snowstorm, eager to negotiate voting rights legislation and preside over the Senate on Tuesday morning.
Senators: Virginia congresswomen bear redistricting burdenDecember 24, 2021 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's two U.S. Senators have told the state Supreme Court that its proposed map for Virginia's congressional districts puts “the heavy weight of change” on the state's three congresswomen.
Goodwyn elected chief justice of Supreme Court of VirginiaDecember 20, 2021 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — S. Bernard Goodwyn has been elected by his colleagues as the new chief justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, the court announced Monday.
Guest lineups for the Sunday news showsNovember 6, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy.
NBC’s “Meet the Press” — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern; White House chief of staff Ron Klain; Gov. Phil Murphy, D-N.J.; Sen.
Shaheen to participate in international security forumOctober 30, 2021 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire is planning to participate in an international security forum in November.
Shaheen, a Democrat, and Sen. Jim Risch of Idaho, a Republican, are leading a congressional delegation in Halifax, Nova Scotia, meeting with national security leaders from around the world to discuss strategic cooperation on common global security goals.
Linwood Holton Jr, 1st GOP Va governor of 20th century, diesOctober 29, 2021 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A. Linwood Holton Jr., Virginia’s first Republican governor since Reconstruction and a crusader against racial discrimination, died Thursday. He was 98.
Holton, who served from 1970 to 1974, declared an end to “Massive Resistance,” Virginia’s institutional defiance of federal orders to desegregate its schools.
Bill repealing Iraq war powers advances in SenateAugust 4, 2021 GMT
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted Wednesday to finally repeal two decades-old measures giving open-ended approval for military action in Iraq, an early round of action in a growing Democratic push to reclaim congressional say over U.S.
US senators wrap up talks in Mexico on migration issuesJuly 6, 2021 GMT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A delegation of five U.S. senators wound up two days of talks Tuesday with Mexican officials on migration and cross-border issues.
The three Republicans and two Democrats met Monday with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who called the conversation “cordial and friendly.”
Democrat floats Trump censure as conviction grows unlikelyJanuary 27, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine said Wednesday that he’s discussing with colleagues whether a censure resolution to condemn former President Donald Trump for his role in the deadly Jan...
Trump, struggling to define Biden, steps up Harris attacksSeptember 11, 2020 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump barely mentioned Tim Kaine when he was the Democratic vice presidential nominee in 2016...
Concerns mount over outbreak at immigrant detention centerJuly 30, 2020 GMT
FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia's governor and two U.S. senators urged President Trump to respond to the nation's worst coronavirus outbreak that has occurred inside an immigrant detention center, calling it a “dire situation...
No big-name Republicans to challenge Warner for U.S. SenateJune 19, 2020 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — For the second time in two years, no big-name Republicans in Virginia are bothering to try and win a seat in the U.S. Senate.
Once a hotly contested swing state where Senate elections were decided by small margins, Virginia has swung solidly blue in the Trump era as voters in the state's growing suburbs reject the president's agenda.
Congress acts to limit Trump on military action in IranMarch 11, 2020 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying a veto threat, Congress has approved a bipartisan measure to limit President Donald Trump's authority to launch military operations against Iran...
Senate moves to limit Trump on military force against IranFebruary 13, 2020 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate approved a bipartisan measure Thursday aimed at limiting President Donald Trump's authority to launch military operations against Iran, with eight Republicans joining Democrats in a post-impeachment bid to constrain the White House...
Pence coming to Wisconsin Capitol for school choice eventJanuary 21, 2020 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is coming to the Wisconsin state Capitol on Jan. 28 for an event in the building's rotunda celebrating national school choice week, the White House announced on Tuesday...
Senate fails to limit Trump war powers amid Iran tensionsJune 28, 2019 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Political unease over the White House's tough talk against Iran is reviving questions about President Donald Trump's ability to order military strikes without approval from Congress...
The Latest: Sen. Kaine applauds governor’s gun-control callJune 4, 2019 GMT
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on plans by Virginia's governor to call a special legislative session on gun control (all times local):...
Energy chief Perry OKs deal to share nuke tech with SaudisMarch 29, 2019 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has approved seven applications for U.S. companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia, the Energy Department said Thursday.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the Energy Department has approved 37 nuclear applications since January 2017, including nine in the Middle East.
Scandals drive calls for top Virginia leadership to resignFebruary 9, 2019 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's state government seemed to come unglued Friday as an embattled Gov...
Houses passes Alzheimer’s Bill backed by Maine senatorDecember 22, 2018 GMT
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan bill co-authored by Maine's Republican senator that promises to improve Alzheimer's disease prevention, treatment and care...
Tim Kaine wins re-election in Virginia Senate raceNovember 7, 2018 GMT
Sen. Tim Kaine won a second term in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, turning aside a challenge from Republican Corey Stewart in Virginia.
Mr. Kaine, a former Virginia governor and the Democrats' 2016 vice presidential nominee, had been running well ahead of Mr.
Corey Stewart on Kavanaugh nomination: ‘It’s time to vote’October 5, 2018 GMT
LYNCHBURG Republican U.S. Senate candidate Corey Stewart on Thursday said that "it's time to vote" on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh and that Americans want to move forward.
Tim Kaine up double digits in Virginia Senate race: PollSeptember 18, 2018 GMT
Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine has a double-digit lead over Republican Corey Stewart in his re-election campaign in Virginia, according to a new poll.
Pompeo nomination hits turbulence ahead of Senate voteApril 18, 2018 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, is facing so much opposition from Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that the panel could be forced to take the unusual step of sending the nomination to the full Senate without a favorable recommendation...
Tim Kaine unsure if he’ll support Mike Pompeo for secretary of stateApril 13, 2018 GMT
Sen. Tim Kaine said Friday that he questions Mike Pompeo's commitment to diplomacy when it comes to approving his nomination for secretary of state.
"Every Democrat on the committee had voted against Mike Pompeo for CIA director except for Jeanne Shaheen and me.
Tim Kaine’s son, Woody Kaine, arrested during weekend anti-Trump protest in Minnesota (copy)March 9, 2017 GMT
The younger son of U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., was one of six people arrested while protesting against a rally in support of President Donald Trump at the Minnesota state Capitol last weekend.
Linwood Michael “Woody” Kaine of Minneapolis resisted arrest on the Capitol grounds, where police used a chemical irritant and a knee strike while detaining him, according to a police statement.
It Is Done: Monday event brings Sioux City 2016 campaigning to endNovember 7, 2016 GMT
So, the final count is Donald Trump, 1, Mike Pence, 1, and Hillary Clinton, 0.
That's the final tally of campaign events held in Sioux City over four-plus months after the two presidential nominees and their running mates were finalized at July national Republican and Democratic conventions.
Jefferson County Sample BallotNovember 5, 2016 GMT
Hillary Clinton (D) Gary Johnson (L) Donald J. Trump (R)
Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine coming to UW-Madison TuesdayOctober 30, 2016 GMT
Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine will hold an event on the UW-Madison campus at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday at the Gordon Dining & Events Center, 770 W. Dayton St.
The event, sponsored by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, will focus on early voting and is open to the public.
AP FACT CHECK: Claims in the VP debateOctober 5, 2016 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Not all the claims in the vice presidential debate stand up to scrutiny. A look at some of them and how they compare with the facts:...
Tim Scott gets starring role in VP debate — for a momentOctober 5, 2016 GMT
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s series of emotional speeches on race relations and law enforcement in American became the subject of brief discussion during the vice presidential debate Tuesday evening.
Elaine Quijano, a CBS News anchor and debate moderator, asked Gov.
Where can voters park their presidential votes?September 26, 2016 GMT
STARKVILLE – First and foremost, I’m not advocating the whole notion of voters taking a powder on choosing between the Democratic presidential ticket of Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine or the Republican ticket of Donald J.
The Latest: Kaine says he doesn’t mind defending ClintonSeptember 21, 2016 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):
Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine says he doesn't mind sticking up for his running mate, but wouldn't say whether he feels sympathy for his Republican counterpart.
Kaine chats with university students, meets with MondaleSeptember 14, 2016 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic vice-presidential nominee Tim Kaine paid a visit to Minnesota while running mate Hillary Clinton stayed off the campaign trail with a bout of pneumonia...
Bill would protect those who administer anti-overdose drugsMarch 11, 2015 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — First responders, health professionals and family members who administer overdose-reversing drugs would be shielded from potential lawsuits under a bill filed in Congress.
The bill's supporters say the use of drugs like naloxone — also known as Narcan — in an emergency overdose situation shouldn't be deterred by fear of legal action.