George Allen campaign finance director Gina Padrone collects campaign signs from the lectern after Republican U.S. Senate candidate and former Virginia Governor George Allen conceded the senate race to former Virginia Governor Tim Kaine, at the Omni Richmond Hotel in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Photo by: ROD LAMKEY JR

George Allen campaign finance director Gina Padrone collects campaign signs from the lectern after Republican U.S. Senate candidate and former Virginia Governor George Allen conceded the senate race to former Virginia Governor Tim Kaine, at the Omni Richmond Hotel in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)