Timothy Michael (Tim) Kaine is a Senator from Virginia. Born in St. Paul, MN, in 1958, he earned his B.A. from the University of Missouri in 1979 and his J.D. from Harvard University in 1983. He worked as a lawyer and served on the Richmond City Council from 1994-1998, and was mayor of Richmond, VA, from 1998-2001. He was lieutenant governor of Virginia from 2002-2006 and governor of Virginia from 2006-2010. He was also chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 2009-2011. He was elected to the United States Senate in 2012.