But he was also deferential toward Kaine. “I join many others in hoping Tim Kaine will step up in this spot. ... He’d be a great choice,” he said of the former Virginia governor.
Perriello lost his 5th district seat after just one term to Republican Robert Hurt in November. No Democratic candidates have emerged in the Senate race, while former Sen. George Allen (R) is attempting to win back the seat he lost to Webb.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.