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By Anonym 15 Sep

Tim Kaine

You have got to connect your land use decisions with transportation decisions.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

One of the reasons people love Joe Biden is he just kind of says what he thinks. He's a guy whose heart is on his sleeve, and that's one of the things people love about him.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

Donald Trump doesn't have a plan. He said, I have a secret plan, and then he said, um, I know more than all the generals about ISIS. And then he said, I'm going to call the generals to help me figure out a plan. And finally he said, I'm going to fire all the generals. He doesn't have a plan. But he does have dangerous ideas.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tim Kaine

When I was running for governor, I was attacked pretty strongly because of my position on the death penalty. But I looked the voters of Virginia in the eye and said, look, this is my religion. I'm not going to change my religious practice to get one vote, but I know how to take an oath and uphold the law. And if you elect me, I will uphold the law.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

It was interesting, when the Affordable Care Act passed, Arizona did it immediately, even though they had two Republican senators, a Republican governor, Republican legislature.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

I don't think that women should be punished as Donald Trump said they should, for making the decision to have an abortion.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

People shouldn't be afraid to bring up issues of bias in law enforcement.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

Hillary Clinton has held vast dreams. She was inspired at a young age that society does well when women and children do.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tim Kaine

When you ban people from predominantly Muslim countries from coming into the U.S., even people who accompanied our soldiers and helped them on the battlefield, but you say, "But, of course, there's gonna be an exception if you're a religious minority," - OK, so that means Christians, there will be a different rule applied to Christians from these countries than others - that's a religious test. And that is completely contrary to our national traditions.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

For anybody whose family, you know, probably came from somewhere else a few generations to say, OK, but now we're going to put up the drawbridge and not let anybody else in, I don't think that's in accord with the values of America.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tim Kaine

The lessons of history show - and I'm not talking about any particular history, all history - when you see minor abuses start to build up in the intolerance space and do nothing about them, then they lead to bigger and bigger abuses.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

Bill of Rights was Madison, I'm going with Madison.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

I am a lover, not a fighter.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

Social security has enabled people to retire with dignity and overwhelmingly not be in poverty. We have to keep it solvent.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tim Kaine

The president doesn't get a line-item veto, so all the budgetary approps stuff is with Congress.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

I'm not going to give a courtesy gift to a person who's going to win, and I'm not going to give a sympathy gift to a person who's going to lose.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

Hillary Clinton's position on policy on markets and trade is very plain, which is we'll do trade deals but only if they meet three criteria, increase American jobs and wages and are they good for national security. If they are and if we can enforce them, then trade deals are okay. If not, we can't embrace them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

Hillary Clinton is the secretary of state who knows how to build alliances. She built the sanctions regime around the world that stopped the Iranian nuclear weapons program. And that's what an intelligence surge means, better skill and capacity, but also about our alliances.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

No couples in Virginia can adopt other than a married couple - that's the right policy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

Nations that pay for outcomes and health actually spend a lower percentage of GDP, and they have better outcomes. And so the Affordable Care Act is starting to make that migration, but we've got to keep down that path, and we'll improve outcomes and reduce cost.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

But people ought to be proud to be Democrats right now. You know, we're a happy warrior party. And this Congress has every reason to be very, very proud of the heavy lifting that they have done.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tim Kaine

We all have opinions and I don't think you need to apologize for your opinions.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tim Kaine

When Congressman [Mike] Pence was in Congress, he was the chief cheerleader for the privatization of Social Security. Even after President [George W.] Bush stopped pushing for it, Congressman Pence kept pushing for it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

If you look at sentencing in America, African-Americans and Latinos get sentenced for the same crimes at very different rates.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tim Kaine

The national security issues are a really good window into the character of the person that somebody wants to have as commander in chief.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

Absolutely without firing a shot and instead of 175,000 American troops deployed overseas we now have 15,000.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

My sense is that economic anxiety means electoral volatility.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tim Kaine

This is one where you can just kind of go to the tape on it. But Governor [Mike] Pence said inarguably Vladimir Putin is a better leader than President [Barack] Obama.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tim Kaine

Vladimir Putin is a dictator. He's not a leader. Anybody who thinks otherwise doesn't know Russian history and they don't know Vladimir Putin.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

So get this. On 9/11, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's hometown was attacked by the worst terrorist attack in the history of the United States. Young men and women - young men and women signed up to serve in the military to fight terrorism. Hillary Clinton went to Washington to get funds to rebuild her city and protect first responders, but Donald Trump was fighting a very different fight. It was a fight to avoid paying taxes so that he wouldn't support the fight against terror.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

Maybe for John McCain the American dream means seven houses-and if that's your America, John McCain is your candidate. But for the rest of us, the American dream means one home - in a safe neighborhood, with good schools and good health care and a little money left over every month to go out for dinner and save for the future. Does that seem like too much to ask? John McCain thinks it is.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tim Kaine

The terrorist threat has decreased in some ways, because Bin Laden is dead.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

Maybe some things that weren't so great were said about the Irish when they came. But Americans've done well by absorbing immigrants and it's made our nation stronger.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

Donald Trump's idea that more nations should get nuclear weapons. Saudi Arabia, Japan, South Korea.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

It is so painful to suggest that we go back to think about these days where an African-American could not be a citizen of the United States.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

Most evil in the world is only partly because of an evil person. Most of it is because of the complicity of bystanders.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

I am deeply worried about Donald Trump on matters of national security. He doesn't know anything himself about it, and he has appointed a national security adviser, Mike Flynn, who is a pro-Russia conspiracy theorist, and he's just put Steve Bannon, a guy with connections to white supremacy and antisemitism, onto the National Security Council.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

My sense is, as governor I've gotten a lot of stuff done.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

I think if you run away from who you are, that you're a Democrat and you're proud to be a Democrat, it's foolish. And the reason it's foolish is you've got a lot to be proud of.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

Donald Trump believes that the world will be safer if more nations have nuclear weapons. And he's said Saudi Arabia should get them, Japan should get them, Korea should get them. And when he was confronted with this, and told, wait a minute, terrorists could get those, proliferation could lead to nuclear war, here's what Donald Trump said, and I quote: "Go ahead, folks, enjoy yourselves.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

The current situation in Iraq is ultimately a crisis of governance, which has allowed extremist groups to take advantage of disillusioned segments of the Iraqi population.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tim Kaine

You [Republicans] are not going to cut taxes. You're going to raise taxes on the middle class.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

Almost always, executive orders are within an authority and always within the purview of Congress to change if they want to legislatively change it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tim Kaine

There are a series of connections between Donald Trump and his closest advisers and Russia that at least raise significant questions. Some of those questions could be answered if Donald Trump was willing to release his tax returns, but he's unwilling to do that.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

I think there are a lot of opportunities in the Americas that matter deeply to 45 million Latinos in this country, and I would hope to be able to work to maybe elevate the profile of the Americas in our discussion about American global leadership.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

Hillary and I will do immigration enforcement and we'll vet refugees based on whether they're dangerous or not. We won't do it based on discriminating against you from the country you come from or the religion that you practice.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

I'm not going to change my religious practice to get one vote, but I know how to take an oath and uphold the law, and if you elect me I will uphold the law.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tim Kaine

I say we are climbing out of a ditch and we are climbing up.

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Tim Kaine

Richard Nixon was a Republican presidential candidate who encouraged crooks to commit espionage against the Democratic National Committee in order to gain an edge in a presidential election.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tim Kaine

Losing a son, losing a daughter, a brother, a sister, losing a close friend - it can go beyond grief to isolation and feeling despair.