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Senator Tim Kaine
28 minutes ago:   Thursday Aug 17 - 10:59am
Taking the ferry from Reedville to Tangier for a day on the island https://t.co/jJOV5wufCy


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Senator Tim Kaine
18 hours ago:   Wednesday Aug 16 - 4:40pm
White supremacists & those who embolden them want to drag Virginia back to the days of hatred & bigotry. We will not go back.

Senator Tim Kaine
21 hours ago:   Wednesday Aug 16 - 1:59pm
Met with President Sullivan & @MikeSigner in Charlottesville this morning to thank them for their moral leadership… https://t.co/iHYKmfuhfV

Senator Tim Kaine
22 hours ago:   Wednesday Aug 16 - 1:07pm
Joined many with heavy hearts at the memorial service honoring Heather Heyer’s life today. We should all aspire to… https://t.co/3i7zDYNrF8

Senator Tim Kaine
1 day ago:   Wednesday Aug 16 - 9:13am
Virginia won't let anyone take us backwards - whether it's white supremacists or a President who emboldens them

Senator Tim Kaine
1 day ago:   Tuesday Aug 15 - 5:23pm
Charlottesville violence was fueled by one side: white supremacists spreading racism, intolerance & intimidation. Those are the facts.

Senator Tim Kaine
4 days ago:   Saturday Aug 12 - 10:02pm
Two of Virginia's finest lost their lives today protecting the Commonwealth from violence. My thoughts and prayers are with their families.

Senator Tim Kaine
4 days ago:   Saturday Aug 12 - 6:06pm
My full statement on the horrifying white supremacist demonstrations and violence in Charlottesville: https://t.co/IFXmqFLv4i


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Senator Tim Kaine
4 days ago:   Saturday Aug 12 - 1:37pm
People who came to VA to spew hate & incite violence have no place here. We stand for inclusion and will not go backwards. Praying for peace

Senator Tim Kaine
1 week ago:   Friday Aug 4 - 3:48pm
Proud the bipartisan Metro Safety Commission passed & is headed to the President. It will ensure WMATA follows the… https://t.co/lNfwKgSuDh

Senator Tim Kaine
1 week ago:   Friday Aug 4 - 11:55am
There are 200,000 vacant cybersecurity jobs in the U.S. & it will grow to 1.5 million by 2019. We need to meet this demand now.

Senator Tim Kaine
1 week ago:   Thursday Aug 3 - 4:54pm
Expanding telehealth is the right thing to do, especially for rural Virginia veterans. Our veterans deserve quality… https://t.co/k5S6le30Av

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Aug 3 - 8:28am
About to join @NewDay to talk about passing a new AUMF & why bipartisan hearings on health care in Senate HELP Cmte are a major step forward

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Aug 2 - 8:55pm
Great step forward for my bill w/@SenatorWicker to increase the number of #cybersecurity scholarships! https://t.co/j77AEZ1tEG

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Aug 2 - 7:10pm
Proud of the bipartisan work that went into this bill to help improve veterans’ civilian experience & access to GI… https://t.co/rbSTbXERTd

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Aug 2 - 6:22pm
Productive briefing w/Secs Mattis & Tillerson. It's in the country's best interest to show American resolve in war on terror with a new AUMF

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Aug 2 - 4:22pm
The @urbaninstitute cites reinsurance and outreach and enrollment as steps we should take to stabilize the markets: https://t.co/a2mbS1J7XD

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Aug 2 - 4:03pm
How we can help stabilize health care markets now: reinsurance and guarantee CSR payments https://t.co/1bjreELuBB

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Aug 2 - 1:57pm
Here's a recap of the Flake/Kaine AUMF. Congress owes it to our troops & the public to debate an AUMF https://t.co/Rz4BY8Gwo0

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Aug 2 - 1:56pm
Headed to AUMF briefing w/ Mattis & Tillerson. We need to hear about the Administration's perspective on a new authorization

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Aug 2 - 11:15am
Glad HELP will take up health care fixes. I've been asking for this since January & have a bill that will reduce pr… https://t.co/7CSPpCMcjC

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Aug 2 - 10:48am
RT @SenJohnMcCain: Good news @SenAlexander & @PattyMurray to hold hearings on #Obamacare - may be a step in the right direction https://t.c

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Aug 2 - 10:19am
Glad to work w/@GovernorVA to send retiring troops a letter listing state services for veterans. Virginia ❤️ Vets! https://t.co/sDp1nkH2K2

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Aug 1 - 9:06pm
Important step tonight to fund new VA medical facilities. Fought with @MarkWarner for two new ones in Virginia approved in this bill

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Aug 1 - 9:05pm
Great to see VA Choice funding pass but still need permanent improvements to Choice and increase in the VA's capacity to provide care

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Aug 1 - 6:10pm
Seniors should not have to choose b/w groceries & lifesaving medication. This bill gives Medicare stronger footing to negotiate lower prices

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Aug 1 - 6:09pm
Joining @amyklobuchar on a bill to lower prescription drug costs. This is another example of health care fix both parties should agree on

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Aug 1 - 5:17pm
In Virginia, we know firsthand the severity of the opioid epidemic & people need our help now. POTUS should work on… https://t.co/xENI4QdVQD

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Aug 1 - 4:25pm
Proud to work w/@VaVeteransSvcs to welcome home veterans & make sure they know more about services in VA as they tr… https://t.co/mJnNAROW0t

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Aug 1 - 3:43pm
GM Wiedefeld is starting to steer WMATA ship in the right direction. Fed, state, locals all need to do their part t… https://t.co/K70Jyj5Q2z

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Aug 1 - 3:41pm
Joined @MarkWarner @SenatorCardin & @ChrisVanHollen today to hear directly from @wmata GM Wiedefeld on Metro progress

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Aug 1 - 2:56pm
Major step in the right direction. HELP members can work together, hear from patients, providers & experts on how w… https://t.co/pJnnmtpOuy

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Aug 1 - 1:51pm
Outdoor recreation economy is important to VA. We love it so much nearly 200,000 Virginians have their jobs because… https://t.co/EFXxHN32yH

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Aug 1 - 12:43pm
One of the first steps to help strengthen the ACA is to stabilize the individual marketplace & lower premiums. Our reinsurance bill can help

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Aug 1 - 12:42pm
We avoided a health care catastrophe, but the Senate needs to work on improvements. Look forward to HELP Committee debate

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 31 - 6:03pm
If President Trump did this, he would be purposefully sabotaging the health care system & hurting American families https://t.co/jqbKE7Qhrd

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 31 - 4:03pm
RT @SenatorCarper: My bill with Senator @timkaine, the Individual Health Insurance Marketplace Improvement Act, would create a permanent #r

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 31 - 2:19pm
Today is how far into 2017 black women have to work just to earn white men's '16 salary. Making 63¢/$1 hurts families #BlackWomensEqualPay

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 31 - 10:59am
The White House shouldn’t try to shut down the Senate when we have other work to do. Budget, FBI Director & defense bill to name a few

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 31 - 10:55am
The next step is not more partisan #TrumpCare bills! We must work together to find bipartisan solutions to lower costs & improve care

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 31 - 10:53am
Senate Democrats and Republicans have already rejected three versions of ACA repeal because it would harm millions of people

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 31 - 10:51am
The White House position of "No Senate votes until Obamacare repeal" makes no sense https://t.co/XiWsrjOmwl

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Jul 29 - 3:38pm
My nephew Terence called his Dad to the kitchen: "Dad, the milk's gone bad!" This is what he found in the fridge: https://t.co/KNqtz4grQ6


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Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jul 28 - 4:36pm
How did my iPhone know how tired I was after last night's marathon health care vote? https://t.co/hWEWlPK9sc


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Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jul 28 - 3:58pm
After last night's health care debate in the Senate I continued the conversation in Manassas today with disability… https://t.co/ibrExJBF2i

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jul 28 - 1:22pm
Ate lunch at Yorkshire Diner, the oldest restaurant in Prince William County, with community leaders to talk about… https://t.co/gucSb0eix2

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jul 28 - 11:51am
Thanks @SenAngusKing for the assist on the floor chart last night - an all hands on deck effort to #SaveOurCare https://t.co/cKBNs0xqKg


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Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jul 28 - 2:24am
Thank you to the countless Americans who made their voices heard. You helped defeat a bill tonight that would hurt millions.

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jul 28 - 2:23am
Tonight we put people over politics. Let's work together going forward to improve health care.

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jul 28 - 12:21am
GOP Senators have one last chance to get this right: vote now to send it to Committee & give the public a bipartisan debate on health care

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 27 - 11:55pm
A vote for #SkinnyRepeal is salt in the wound for millions of American families who are worried about their health care.

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 27 - 11:18pm
This is not a 'skinny' plan - it's a plan with terrible consequences resulting in millions of Americans losing health care

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 27 - 9:44pm
How can GOP Senators vote yes on this 'disaster' of a bill? https://t.co/mcr1SiyL9I

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 27 - 9:11pm
Virginia families could feel the impact of a skinny repeal bill right away. It would increase premiums 20% next year alone

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 27 - 6:47pm
What happens with a skinny repeal? 16 million uninsured. Collapse of health care markets. 20% premium increase. Defunds Planned Parenthood

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 27 - 4:33pm
Message to my GOP colleagues thinking of voting yes on a bill they hope won't become law: If 👏you👏pass👏this👏it👏will… https://t.co/ZbKAGVR0td

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 27 - 4:15pm
Make no mistake, once the Senate passes "skinny repeal" the House will send it to Trump to sign into law. Kicks millions off insurance.

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 27 - 4:13pm
GOP has dropped plan to use “skinny repeal” as a vehicle to get to a conference. Now House will pass it as is & sen… https://t.co/TfO9SY9A80

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 27 - 1:42pm
We need everyone to make their voices heard today so we can stop this #TrumpCare bill in the Senate

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 27 - 12:45pm
Still haven't seen the GOP health care bill we are voting on. Is this really how the GOP wants to conduct business on people's health care?

Senator Tim Kaine
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 27 - 12:25pm
Health care isn't a game, but Republicans are choosing to treat it like one. The Senate is better than this #SaveACA #ProtectOurCare

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 9:34pm
Thank you @GovernorVA. 'Skinny repeal' is just another way to say millions will lose their health care. https://t.co/FRNkYKfTbq

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 9:01pm
Another Senate GOP health care bill that causes millions to lose insurance, raises premiums on VA families - breaki… https://t.co/oJDHCpASVZ

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 7:26pm
Americans - healthy and sick - need us to get this right. The Senate needs to #SaveACA & vote no on GOP repeal

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 6:51pm
We're fighting to make sure people with disabilities get the care they need #ADA27 #SaveACA

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 6:07pm
Met w/Virginia kids from @JDRF today. I'll fight cuts to federal dollars that support medical research for #T1D cur… https://t.co/PSGfBvd6TT

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 5:35pm
Republican Rx for health care? Taking insurance away from millions & raising premiums. American families deserve better than this

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 4:54pm
.@SenateDems are holding strong against hurting folks. Let's keep the pressure on #SaveOurCare

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 4:54pm
Senate Republican repeal only bill-- kicking 30+ million off health insurance--got 45 votes just now

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 4:53pm
Senate Republican repeal and replace bill--kicking millions off health insurance--got 43 votes last night

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 3:50pm
Reminder: ACA repeal would cause 32 MILLION people to lose insurance & premiums to double. This would be devastating for American families.

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 3:49pm
Just voted NO on the Paul amendment to repeal the ACA. This is the jump-off-a-cliff-and-figure-out-later-how-to-land plan.

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 3:32pm
I'm using this test for votes on GOP health care bills: will it raise costs for Virginians and/or take their care away? If so, I'll vote no

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 2:44pm
GOP health care bill will cause Virginians to lose insurance & pay much more for health care. Why aren't we helping people get better care?

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 1:52pm
The stakes could not be higher when it comes to people's health care. Call your Senators to share your stories & ask them to #SaveACA

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 1:22pm
The message I'm hearing from families in every corner of VA: #SaveACA & #ProtectOurCare. We were elected to help people, not hurt them

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 10:27am
Also – did the President really consult military leaders on this? Four Star General told SASC a week ago they wanted time to review this

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 26 - 10:26am
I disagree with this decision. If you are qualified to serve, you shouldn't be banned from the military https://t.co/cCrSq9DMQV

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 25 - 8:58pm
This week, I'm fighting to #SaveACA for every kid, parent, senior & person with a disability who is feeling fear over GOP plans to repeal

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 25 - 5:37pm
Joined friends, @MoveOn & @LittleLobbyists after the Senate vote today. The fight isn't over on health care. https://t.co/AiUfEkmN2b


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Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 25 - 3:41pm
Now more than ever, make your voices heard. Tell Republicans to reverse course, #SaveACA & stop playing games with your health care!

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 25 - 3:39pm
The GOP has set in motion a bill to take health care from millions. It's not too late to stop this.

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 25 - 2:18pm
Headed to the floor for what might be my most monumental Senate vote yet. I'm voting NO on first step to take health care away from millions

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 25 - 2:14pm
RT if you want the Senate to #SaveACA & vote no on any bill that would take health care away from millions

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 25 - 2:04pm
RT @AARP: Call 1-844-222-0110 right now, and tell your Senators to stand up for you and kill this higher-cost, less-coverage bill, once and…

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 25 - 1:33pm
If we just take the time health care deserves, we can get this right

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 25 - 12:35pm
Republicans haven't just shut Democrats out on the health care bill, they’ve shut out the American people. It's plain wrong.

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 25 - 11:44am
Why is GOP leadership forcing a vote on a secret bill without listening to patients, doctors & American families about the consequences?

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 25 - 11:31am
This is such an important week in the United States Senate. Call a Republican Senator. Explain to him or her what’s at stake for your family

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 25 - 9:58am
Humbled to receive a @FaithNPolitics award named for @repjohnlewis. He’s a model of faith and service to others https://t.co/6vt8XKW4wQ


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Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 24 - 9:47pm
Tonight I'll take to the Senate floor to share health care stories from across the Commonwealth. Virginians want us to protect their care!

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 24 - 8:14pm
Repealing the ACA would kick 32 million off of health insurance. Keep making your voices heard this week. Tell the GOP not to repeal!

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 24 - 6:48pm
Gabriella Miller inspired me & countless others. Talked w/ her mom today about funding pediatric research… https://t.co/9QyByOrkse

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 24 - 6:01pm
GOP is still saying we’ll vote on a repeal bill tomorrow, but won’t say which one. What we do know: tens of millions would lose insurance

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 24 - 2:42pm
Dems unite around an economic vision to boost pay & create jobs. It’s worked for VA & will lead to a better future… https://t.co/8ObKZEqXde

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 24 - 11:56am
“¯\_(ツ)_/¯” is not a viable plan for a bill that could potentially deprive 30+ million people of health insurance

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 24 - 11:56am
Senators to GOP Leadership: "What health care plan are we voting on tomorrow?" Leadership: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Sunday Jul 23 - 2:16pm
RT @LittleLobbyists: 13/13 Anna’s senator, @TimKaine, is fighting for Anna. We can, too. https://t.co/opMjCo7Rej


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Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Sunday Jul 23 - 12:55pm
We need you to make your voices heard this week! Ask Republicans to protect health care & drop their repeal of the ACA

Senator Tim Kaine
3 weeks ago:   Saturday Jul 22 - 2:15pm
Awesome rally to protect health care today at @RoanokeCollege. Thanks to all who came out. I'm going to do everythi… https://t.co/heEi4JCY8x