“Just got off the phone with Hillary. I’m honored to be her running mate. Can’t wait to hit the trail tomorrow in Miami!”, said Tim Kaine in his twitter.
U.S. senator from Virginia and Democratic candidate for vice president. Husband and father of 3. Avid reader and outdoorsman. Bluegrass and harmonica enthusiast.
Tim Kaine Biography (wikipedia)
Timothy Michael “Tim” Kaine (born February 26, 1958) is an American attorney and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Virginia. A member of the Democratic Party, Kaine was elected to the Senate in 2012. He is the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party for Vice President of the United States in the 2016 election.
Born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Kaine earned a law degree from Harvard Law School before entering private practice and becoming a lecturer at the University of Richmond School of Law. Kaine was first elected to public office in 1994, when he won a seat on theRichmond, Virginia City Council. He was then elected mayor of Richmond in 1998, serving in that position until being electedlieutenant governor of Virginia in 2001. Kaine was elected governor of Virginia in 2005, serving from 2006 to 2010. He served as chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 2009 to 2011.