As of 2015, Democrats Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the U.S. Senators from Virginia. Senator Warner was first elected in 2008, while Senator Kaine won his first term in 2012.
Before serving as Senator, Warner was Governor of Virginia from 2002 to 2006. Warner serves on several Senate committees, including the Committee on Finance and the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.
Senator Kaine also served as Governor before entering Congress; he served from 2006 to 2010. Kaine was Lieutenant Governor from 2002 to 2006 under then-Governor Warner. Kaine’s committee assignments include the Armed Services Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Relations Committee.