People fill the ballroom at Republican U.S. Senate candidate and former Virginia Governor George Allen's election night party event at the Omni Richmond Hotel in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Photo by: ROD LAMKEY JR

People fill the ballroom at Republican U.S. Senate candidate and former Virginia Governor George Allen's election night party event at the Omni Richmond Hotel in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)