Who is Senator Tim Kaine?

Who is Senator Tim Kaine?

January 4, 2022

TIM Kaine became a household name following the 2016 Presidental Elections after he ran alongside Hilary Clinton.

In January 2022, Kaine was back in the headlines after it was revealed he was trapped in a winter storm for 27 hours.

Who is Senator Tim Kaine?

Born February 26, 1958, Kaine, 63, is known professionally as an American lawyer and politician who has been serving as Virginia's senator since 2013.

In 2016, Kaine famously ran alongside Clinton against Donald Trump and Mike Pence.

As a member of the Democratic Party, Kaine served as the 38th lieutenant governor of Virginia from 2002 to 2006 before serving as the 70th governor of Virginia from 2006 to 2010.

Kaine is only one of 30 people in history who has served as a mayor, governor, and senator.

He was born in Kansas City and graduated with a degree from the University of Missouri before getting a law degree at Harvard.

Was Tim Kaine trapped in a winter storm?

On January 3, 2022, a winter storm trapped hundreds of Virginia drivers on I-95 interstate including Kaine, who was en route to Washington D.C.

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“I started my normal 2 hour drive to DC at 1pm yesterday,”  Kaine tweeted on January 4. “19 hours later, I’m still not near the Capitol."

The Virginia Department of Transportation later revealed that the delays were due to fallen trees and downed power lines that made traffic unable to pass through.

“This has been a miserable experience, but at some point I kind of made the switch from a miserable travel experience into kind of a survival project,” Kaine later told Washington radio station WTOP.

“I’ve never seen anything like it, I guess that’s all I can say."

Is Tim Kaine married?

Kaine has been married to Anne Holton, 63, since 1984.

The couple met at Harvard and have been together ever since.

Holton is an American lawyer and judge who served as the Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Virginia from 2014 to 2016.

Does Tim Kaine have children?

Kain and his wife have three children together, Nat, 32, Woody, 30, and Annella, 27.

Kaine's only daughter Annella, is a 2017 graduate of NYU with a degree in theatre.

According to her online resume, she has acted in numerous theatre productions, including Reckless, Sail, Max, Sail! and Where the Wild Things Are.

His oldest son, Nat, is an active-duty Marine.

"When I hear Donald Trump say the American military is a disaster, I want to go through the screen and shake the guy," Kaine said in an interview with MSNBC's Morning Joe back in 2016 in regards to his son's service.

"We ought to have a commander in chief who talks about our troops with respect and gratitude."

As for Kaine's youngest son, Woody, he has found himself in trouble with the law over the years.

In 2017, Woody was placed on probation and ordered to pay $236 in fines and fees following his arrest at a Minnesota rally for Trump.

He pleaded guilty to a charge of obstructing the legal process and received a 90-day sentence, with 86 days suspended.

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