"We have a government that seems to be against us. Nobody's cheering for anything coming out of Washington," said George Allen, who is seeking to return to the U.S. Senate. But a rival for the GOP nomination is criticizing Mr. Allen for backing budgets that raised the federal debt by $3.2 trillion during his Senate term. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

"We have a government that seems to be against us. Nobody's cheering for anything coming out of Washington," said George Allen, who is seeking to return to the U.S. Senate. But a rival for the GOP nomination is criticizing Mr. Allen for backing budgets that raised the federal debt by $3.2 trillion during his Senate term. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)