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New DNC Head Kaine Offers Corporate Donors Access

02/07/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Virginia Governor Tim Kaine has a Harvard Law School degree, has twice won statewide office, and is fluent in Spanish. It's a recent line on his resume that may become an issue as President-elect Barack Obama's choice to head the Democratic Party.

Kaine, 50, is the chairman of the Southern Governors' Association, a group that raises money from tobacco, oil, energy and pharmaceutical companies in exchange for access to governors and other state officials.

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