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Editorial: Kaine for Senate

Washington is broken. Of that, there can be no doubt. The House of Representatives and the Senate have become mockeries of the democratic process.

While there has always been partisan bickering on the Hill, at the end of the day, both sides had once been able to come to an accord for the good of the people. Old-school politicians knew they had to give a little if they hoped to get some of their agenda through. Increasingly, that’s not the case anymore.

We need to return to that spirit of compromise. Looking at the race in Virginia for U.S. Senate, there’s one candidate who seems to get it, and another who would rather spend his time driving more wedges into the political divide.

Tim Kaine appears poised to follow in the footsteps of his mentor, U.S. Sen. Mark Warner. Warner has been willing to work with all of his fellow Senators, both Republicans and Democrats, most famously in his efforts with the Gang of Six in their effort to come up with a solution to the natio...

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