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Gillespie's close call a sign for moderate Republicans

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ed Gillespie's shocking near-defeat in the Virginia GOP primary for governor Tuesday highlights a hard truth for centrist Republicans in the age of President Donald Trump: keep too much of a distance from the president and his supporters will make you pay.

Jun. 14, 2017 4:25 PM EDT
Trump's immigration views cast shadow on Virginia race

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump's hardline position on immigration is casting a long shadow over Virginia's race for governor, with candidates in both parties adjusting their focus to more closely match or oppose the president.

May. 29, 2017 12:43 PM EDT
GOP hopefuls for Virginia governor show varied debate styles

Three Republicans vying to be Virginia's next governor — a closely watched contest that could provide an early window on President Donald Trump's popularity — showed their markedly different styles in a debate Thursday.

Apr. 13, 2017 9:23 PM EDT
Sanders endorses Tom Perriello in Virginia governor's race

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders endorsed Tom Perriello Tuesday in Virginia governor's race, saying progressives must be elected "at every level of government if we are going to beat back the dangerous agenda of the Trump administration and its Republican allies.

Apr. 4, 2017 8:23 PM EDT
Tim Kaine puts his Spanish to good use on the trail

MIAMI (AP) — Tim Kaine's workmanlike Spanish is the only game in town when it comes to speaking directly to one of the country's fastest growing voting blocs during the presidential campaign.

Oct. 28, 2016 1:47 PM EDT
AP Interview: Kaine already reaching out to GOP

BOSTON (AP) — Tim Kaine is sounding a hopeful note that a Democratic White House could work with Republicans to bridge deep divides laid bare by this bitter presidential campaign.

Oct. 22, 2016 5:54 PM EDT
Aggressive in spotlight, Kaine charms donors in private

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tim Kaine may not have wowed America in his biggest moment on the national stage, the vice presidential debate, but Democrats aren't regretting Hillary Clinton's choice for running mate.

Oct. 7, 2016 5:44 PM EDT
Debate Takeaways: Kaine challenges Pence to defend Trump

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine repeatedly challenged Mike Pence during Tuesday's vice presidential debate, attempting to tie the Indiana governor to some of Donald Trump's most controversial statements about women, immigrants and foreign policy.

Oct. 5, 2016 3:18 AM EDT
Debate Takeaways: Kaine challenges Pence to defend Trump

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine repeatedly challenged Mike Pence during Tuesday's vice presidential debate, attempting to tie the Indiana governor to some of Donald Trump's most controversial statements about women, immigrants and foreign policy.

Oct. 4, 2016 11:38 PM EDT
Kaine, Pence ready for main stage

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — With the first presidential debate complete and its spin cycle nearly over, the two understudies are getting ready to take the main stage.

Oct. 3, 2016 3:29 AM EDT
Kaine, Pence prepare for undercard debate

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — With the first presidential debate complete and its spin cycle nearly over, the two understudies are getting ready to take the main stage.

Oct. 2, 2016 8:04 AM EDT
Correction: Campaign 2016-Clinton story

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In a story Aug. 1 about Warren Buffett's remarks at an event with Hillary Clinton, The Associated Press misspelled the last name for Khizr and Ghazala Khan and Mrs.

Aug. 2, 2016 11:13 AM EDT
Tim Kaine gets a warm homecoming in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Sen. Tim Kaine received a hero's welcome outside his Richmond home, capping off his debut as Hillary Clinton's running mate.

Jul. 24, 2016 11:55 AM EDT
Tim Kaine gets warm welcome from neighbors

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Sen. Tim Kaine received a hero's welcome Saturday night outside his Richmond home, capping off his debut as Hillary Clinton's running mate.

Jul. 24, 2016 12:33 AM EDT
Kaine pick could upend Virginia politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Tim Kaine's selection as Hillary Clinton's running mate could totally upend Virginia politics, and would all but certainly result in the most expensive election cycle in the state's history next year if he becomes vice president.

Jul. 23, 2016 1:13 PM EDT
Hillary Clinton chooses Va. Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

TAMPA, Florida (AP) — Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket.

Jul. 22, 2016 10:06 PM EDT
Anti-Trump Virginia delegate hopes ruling sends message

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia delegate to the GOP national convention who opposes Donald Trump's presidential campaign is hoping a favorable ruling on a legal challenge to state election law will serve as a last-minute spark to help dump the billionaire businessman as the party's nominee.

Jul. 7, 2016 10:04 PM EDT