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WHAT'S THE BUZZ

What's the Buzz

As the first state government archives in the United States to make the e-mails of a previous administration freely available to the public online, we hope our project will generate some buzz about electronic records, archiving in the digital world, open government, and all that jazz.

Looking to join the conversation? Check below to see what's been making our ears burn recently, and then add your voice to the fray! #kaineemail

To get a taste of the collection content, be sure to check out the Library's series of Kaine email posts at the Out of the Box blog.

 
The New Yorker
The New Yorker
Tim Kaine's Radical Optimism
As governor, he mastered the political tide that pulled Virginia away from the past. Can he do the same for the nation?
Politico
Politico
A Most Unusual Tax (scroll down page)
If you browse the repository of emails from former Gov. Tim Kaine's administration posted online by the Library of Virginia, you may come across an odd picture of Kaine and his wife, Anne Holton, strolling past a dead deer in front of the governor's mansion.
Bloomberg BNA
Bloomberg BNA
Kaine on Card Check: It's Complicated
Labor groups have largely hailed Hillary Clinton's choice of Tim Kaine as her Democratic running mate, but the Virginia senator's position on one piece of legislation that unions hold dear hasn't always been easy to grasp.
Politico
Politico
When Tim Kaine met the Queen
The meeting helps explain why his rollout as Hillary Clinton's running mate has gone smoothly.
Legal Tech News
Legal Tech News
A Weekly Look at AI in Law: Death of the Lawyer, Tech-Assisted What!?, and CAL, Meet Tim Kaine (Free registration required.)
Here's a look at some recent events, writings and products surrounding AI for legal technology.
ABA Journal
ABA Journal
E-discovery pioneer creates smart search for archive of VP candidate's emails
E-discovery guru Maura Grossman didn't stay off the radar for long....
Lawdotcom
LAW.COM
Wachtell E-Discovery Guru Sets Sights on Presidential Race (Free registration required.)
Maura Grossman, who recently left Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York after developing an artificial intelligence system for electronic discovery, has a new project linked to the U.S. presidential campaign.
New York Times
The New York Times
As Pick for No. 2, Tim Kaine Sees Gifts Come Under Scrutiny
The gifts he received during his time in the Virginia Statehouse are certain to be cited by Republicans as a sign that Mr. Kaine is not as clean as he portrays himself.
Washington Post
The Washington Post
Kaine sought to boost 'Kaine brand' after being passed over for VP in 2008
Emails show Hillary Clinton's running mate was irritated by the perception that he had not achieved enough.
Politico
Politico
Kaine email trove shows media-savvy micromanager
Virginia released 145,000 of Tim Kaine's emails as governor. They reveal why he's the safe and smart VP choice for Hillary Clinton.
Politico
Politico
The 11 emails that explain Tim Kaine
A trove of messages from Kaine's time as governor of Virginia provides a remarkable snapshot of Hillary Clinton's running mate. Here are the 11 most revealing.
Politico
Politico
Tim Kaine's email trove
The state of Virginia has released some 145,000 of Tim Kaine's emails as senator, which illuminate his appeal to Hillary Clinton as a running mate. POLITICO closely studied the batch release to understand the style and character of someone who may be next in line to the next president of the United States.
Loudoun Times
LoudounTimes.com
Virginia Tech massacre, as told in government emails
The gubernatorial staff's emails of April 16, 2007, offer a unique window on how state government operates in a crisis. The emails are part of a special collection at the Library of Virginia.
Daily Press
Bacon's Rebellion
Tim Kaine Versus the Mole People
...Some day, someone will write a book about the Silver Line project and the extraordinary political maneuvering it took to make it happen. When he (or she) does, they'll find a treasure trove of source material in the Library of Virginia...
Daily Press
Daily Press
Kaine emails detail 2006 plan to avoid budget shutdown
When the General Assembly last locked itself into a budget impasse, coming within days of missing its July 1 budget deadline, then Gov. Tim Kaine worked quietly to line up emergency loans and order emergency spending to keep all the key functions of state government running, email records in the Library of Virginia show...
Style Weekly
Style Weekly
Kaine's Terabyte of E-Mail Data Reveals Little Dirt and Office Politics
The Library of Virginia long has collected the records left behind by governors. Its first batch, from Patrick Henry, came on parchment. Gov. Tim Kaine, in office from 2002-2006, left behind a terabyte — including 229 email inboxes containing 1.3 million emails. Want a peek? The library recently released 66,000 of the emails online...
Library of Virginia
Library of Virginia
Library of Virginia Makes E-mails from Governor Timothy M. Kaine Available Online
Every four years in Virginia, the outgoing governor prepares for the next phase of his life and career, while the governor-elect creates a team and legislative agenda to launch the beginning of a new term. Every four years in Virginia, the Library of Virginia receives the official records of the outgoing administration and works with the new administration to plan record keeping for the next four years...
Sun Gazette
Sun Gazette
Checking in with ... Tim Kaine's E-mails!
The Library of Virginia yesterday announced that it had put online all the e-mails and other electronic communications from Tim Kaine's governorship, for viewing by the public...
News Leader
News Leader
State library releases Kaine administration emails
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The Library of Virginia has released more than 66,000 emails from former Gov. Tim Kaine and his some of his top aides...