Kaine Felt Pain As VA Executed His Client in 1987

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Virginia U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's running mate, is a former criminal defense attorney. The Richmond Times-Dispatch in 1987 covered the execution of a Kaine client this way: "When the state sent 2,500 volts through the body of murderer Richard Lee Whitley ... a little bit of Timothy Kaine died, too. It's not that Kaine, Whitley's lawyer . . .

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