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Timothy Kaine for US Senate
Incumbent. Member of the Senate armed services and foreign relations committee. Favorite to win and Virginia’s Senate race has received relatively little national attention compared to more competitive states. Claims to personally oppose capital punishment but oversaw 11 executions as Governor. His campaign commitments include raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour. He authored the Responsible Transfer of Firearms Act, which would hold people responsible for selling or transferring a firearm to someone who is barred by federal law from possessing firearms. Ran as Hillary Clinton’s running mate in 2016 for VP bid. During the presidential election Kaine promoted a criminal justice reform platform that included reducing mandatory minimum sentencing and investing in more police trainings. He is ndorsed by the Black Economic Alliance.
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