A shooting by an Iraq War veteran at Fort Hood in Texas last week calls attention to the importance of bolstering security at military bases and the emotional well- being of personnel strained by multiple deployments and federal budget cuts, U.S. lawmakers said.
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.
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.
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.
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine said in an interview conducted by Lizzie O’Leary for Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt ,” airing this weekend, that Democrats will cast themselves as “doing the heavy lifting” to reduce unemployment and the DNC will spend a record $50 million on the midterm election campaign.
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that Republicans overreached in opposing the health-care overhaul and that President Barack Obama will be able to reframe the issue in his State of the Union address next week.
The Kennedy mystique dominated a Senate hearing on Caroline Kennedy’s nomination to be U.S. ambassador to Japan, as lawmakers spent about as much time praising her family’s legacy as they did asking questions.