The chairman of the Democratic National Committee , former Virginia Governor Tim Kaine , said Republicans overreached in their opposition to the health-care overhaul, giving President Barack Obama a chance to reframe the debate in his State of the Union address with an emphasis on the economy and deficit control.
How does a political veteran with a $5 million warchest lose to an ill-funded neophyte? One way is to spend it poorly by, for example, airing more than 1,000 television ads without ever talking directly in them to voters - - and frequently broadcasting your opponent’s image.
The assault on the diplomatic compound in Benghazi is more an embarrassment than a scandal and won’t hurt former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton if she decides to run for the presidency, Senator Tim Kaine, a Virginia Democrat, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend.
Embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki said he has moved to fire the Phoenix VA hospital leaders and apologized for health care lapses as he prepared to meet today with President Barack Obama.
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine said he will run for the U.S. Senate in Virginia in next year’s election, bolstering his party’s chances of keeping the open seat by having a proven fundraiser and former governor of the state in the race.