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 York Times
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.
The Washington Post
Emails show Hillary Clinton's running mate was irritated by the perception that he had not achieved enough.
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.
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.
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.
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.
...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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...