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Sen. Tim Kaine On Virginia's Top Legislative Issues In 2014

Lawmakers returned to Capitol Hill this week and immediately jumped into a debate about extending benefits for the unemployed. While a measure cleared a big hurdle on Tuesday, the debate is far from over -- as are debates about a number of critical issues related to the economy and national security. We explore the issues likely to shape the next few months on Capitol Hill with Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine.

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