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My Article in The Hill: “Why Kaine is the right choice for Clinton”

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I wrote this piece (“Why Kaine is the right choice for Clinton“) earlier today for The Hill and they just posted it. Here’s an excerpt:

The selection of Sen. Tim Kaine (Va.) as presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton‘s running mate has dismayed some liberals…who were hoping for a more progressive choice such as Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.), Labor Secretary Tom Perez, Sen. Sherrod Brown (Ohio), Sen. Al Franken (Minn.)…And it’s true; Kaine is not as progressive as any of those great people I just mentioned. However, having covered Kaine since early 2005, when I started the grassroots blog Raising Kaine to help elect him governor of Virginia, I can definitely make a strong case for Kaine as Clinton’s VP…