Sen. Tim Kaine arrives in D.C. after 27 hours in winter storm traffic jam


Sen. Tim Kaine arrived on Capitol Hill on Tuesday afternoon, more than a day after getting stuck in a brutal traffic jam caused by heavy snows and iced-over roads on a highway outside Washington.

A spokeswoman for Kaine confirmed to CNBC shortly before 4 p.m. ET that the senator had arrived at his D.C. office, nearly 27 hours after departing his home in Richmond, Virginia.

“I started my normal 2 hour drive to DC at 1pm yesterday,” Kaine tweeted at 8:27 a.m. ET. “19 hours later, I’m still not near the Capitol.”

Still in his car around 10 a.m., Kaine tweeted, “A CT family returning in a packed car from Florida walked by in the middle of the night handing out oranges as we were stopped for…


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