Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Governor Kaine's Travels

After weeks of criticism from Republicans and questions from the press, Gov. Timothy M. Kaine's office Tuesday shared a list of the places he's visited since Jan. 1.

Kaine's office had rejected requests for information about the political appearances the governor has made since being named Democratic National Committee chairman, citing legal precedent protecting such information.

Virginia Republican officials have highlighted Kaine's travels outside of the state and suggested that his second job is interefering with his work as governor. Kaine said his DNC duties would be largely conducted on weekends and off-hours when he took the job as chairman. But some of his political trips have occured on weekdays.

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