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Democratic vice presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) speaks during a campaign rally with Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at Florida International University's Panther Arena on July 23, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Democratic vice presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) speaks during a campaign rally with Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at Florida International University's Panther Arena on July 23, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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This week at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, delegates will formally nominate Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as the vice presidential candidate on the ticket with Hillary Clinton.

Kaine started as a civil rights lawyer in Richmond, Virginia and then turned to politics as a city councilor, lieutenant governor, governor and U.S. senator.

Michael Pope of Virginia Public Radio takes a look at Kaine’s long career as a public servant.

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Michael Pope, Virginia Public Radio reporter. He tweets @MichaelLeePope.

This segment aired on July 25, 2016.

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