Tag: Anne Holton

Kaine’s Wife Steps up Clinton Campaign Role Amid Poll Problems

Barnini Chakraborty, Fox News – September 10, 2016

As Hillary Clinton’s numbers take a hit in the polls, the Democratic ticket is deploying a potentially potent surrogate to the campaign trail: Anne Holton. The wife of Clinton running mate Tim Kaine — and daughter of a former Republican governor in the swing state of Virginia — increasingly is stepping out on her own to stump for the Democratic presidential nominee.

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Why Anne Holton, Wife of VP Nominee Tim Kaine, Never Changed Her Last Name

Prachi Gupta, Cosmopolitan – September 8, 2016

In June, Holton left her post as the secretary of education to focus on the Clinton/Kaine campaign. She spoke to Cosmopolitan.com about the current election, her future in politics, and her love of clog dancing.

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Clinton Campaign Plans Over 150 Events this Week to Mobilize Women Voters

Abby Phillip, Washington Post – September 6, 2016

In a bid to mobilize women voters, Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign is launching dozens of voter registration events, roundtables and phone banks across the country in the next week.

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For Anne Holton, Tim Kaine’s Wife, Elite Circles Are Old Turf

Jason Horowitz, New York Times – August 5, 2016

The daughter of a governor who grew up to marry a man who became governor, senator and now vice-presidential nominee, Ms. Holton has lived since childhood in a world of politics and power. But relatives and friends describe her as being uncommonly unimpressed by the trappings of privilege and instead driven by an almost religious sense of fairness, an aversion to idleness and a family-bred commitment to service that has helped elevate her into one-half of Virginia’s most famous power couple.

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Tim Kaine’s Wife Anne Holton Said They Were ‘Laughing Hysterically’ After His DNC Speech

Ann Compton, ABC News – July 28, 2016

In her first interview since husband Senator Tim Kaine was nominated as vice-president, Anne Holton told ABC’s Ann Compton, “He and I are both very excited about not just having a woman president, but having men working for the first woman president! Isn’t that exciting? And he gets that!”

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