Virginia picks senator, is key in presidential race

Virginia will pick a new senator — either Republican George Allen or his Democratic counterpart Tim Kaine — but the state will also be key in deciding who occupies the White House.

Sarah Baker of Richmond, Va., right, laughs as her five month old  daughter Wila begins to cry in the arms of democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, as they chat together outside the polling entrance at Linwood Holton Elementary School on election day morning, Richmond, Va., Tuesday, November 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Sarah Baker of Richmond, Va., right, laughs as her five month old daughter Wila begins to cry in the arms of democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, as they chat together outside the polling entrance at Linwood Holton Elementary School on election day morning, Richmond, Va., Tuesday, November 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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