Tim Kaine, right, during his junior year at Rockhurst High School in Kansas, Mo. in 1975.
Tim Kaine, right, during his junior year at Rockhurst High School in Kansas, Mo. in 1975.Seth Poppel—Yearbook Library
Tim Kaine, right, during his junior year at Rockhurst High School in Kansas, Mo. in 1975.
Candidate for Va. Lt Gov. Tim Kaine at Herndon Homecoming Parade in Herndon, Va. on Oct. 06, 2001.
Surrounded by supporters and local politicians, Virginia Lt. Gov. Tim Kaine celebrates during a campaign kick-off rally for his gubernatorial race at Old dominion University in Norfolk, Va., on March 16, 2005.
Senator Barack Obama, left, lends support to Tim Kaine who is running for Va.. Governor in Arlington, Va. on July 20, 2005.
Virginia Democratic candidate for governor, Tim Kaine, appears at a rally at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va. on Oct. 30, 2005.
Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine and Aylor Middle School student Ryan Magalis, 11, left, work together on a word game in a gifted resource enlightment study hall at the school in Stephens City, Va. on Oct. 17, 2006.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid left, Virginia Governor Tim Kaine center and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi pose for photographs on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 31, 2006.
Former First lady Laura Bush, right, accompanied by Former President Bush, Anne Holton, wife of Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine and Gov. Kaine, lays flowers at a memorial for the Virginia Tech shootings victims in Blacksburg, Va.on April 17, 2007.
Members of the Virginia Military Institute Corps of Cadets, left, and the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, right, salute as Queen Elizabeth II and Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine enter the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, on May 3, 2007.
Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine speaks to the media after he toured an area that suffered damaged from one of a spate of tornados to touch down in the Elephant's Fork area of Suffolk, Va. on April 29, 2008
Mark Warner, Democratic presidential nominee U.S. Sen. Barack Obama and Virginia Governor Tim Kaine raise their arms together during a campaign event at the Richmond Coliseum on Oct. 22, 2008.
Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine gestures as he speaks during his portrait unveiling ceremony in Richmond on Jan. 5, 2010.
Virginia Tech University Marks 5 Year Anniversary Of Mass Shooting
U.S. Senator-elect Tim Kaine hugs his wife Anne Holton as he celebrates his senate race victory on stage with supporters in Richmond on Nov. 6, 2012.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Sen. John McCain, Sen. Ben Cardin, Sen. Joe Manchin and Sen. Chris Coons confer before the testimony of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, and U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey as they appear before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the topic of "The Authorization of Use of Force in Syria" in Washington on Sept. 3, 2013.
Sen. Tim Kaine., listens during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the persistent North Korea denuclearization and human rights challenge, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill, in Washington on Oct. 20, 2015.
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine react during a campaign rally at Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale, Virginia on July 14, 2016. Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine react during a campaign rally at Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale, Virginia on July 14, 2016. Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine react during a campaign rally at Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale, Virginia on July 14, 2016. Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine react during a campaign rally at Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale, Virginia on July 14, 2016. Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine react during a campaign rally at Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale, Virginia on July 14, 2016.
Tim Kaine, right, during his junior year at Rockhurst High School in Kansas, Mo. in 1975.
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Tim Kaine's Career in Photos

Jul 22, 2016

Tim Kaine has been officially named Hillary Clinton's vice-presidential running mate.

The U.S. Senator from Virginia attended the University of Missouri and Harvard Law School, and has had a long career in politics, also serving as lieutenant governor and governor in Virginia before embarking on the road to the White House. He campaigned with Barack Obama during his 2008 presidential bid and will now appear with Clinton at numerous rallies in the months to come.

Take a look back at Kaine's political career.

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