Former Virginia governors and current U.S. Senate candidates Tim Kaine (D), right, and George Allen (R), left, greet each other in the hallway before beginning their first debate for the 2012 campaign held at the annual AP Day at the Virginia State Capitol, Richmond, VA, Wednesday, December 7, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Former Virginia governors and current U.S. Senate candidates Tim Kaine (D), right, and George Allen (R), left, greet each other in the hallway before beginning their first debate for the 2012 campaign held at the annual AP Day at the Virginia State Capitol, Richmond, VA, Wednesday, December 7, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)