Tim Kaine, Democrat and former Virginia governor, arrives Nov. 6, 2012, to a cheering audience at his election night party at the Richmond Marriott in Richmond, Va., after defeating George Allen in the race for the U.S. Senate seat of the retiring Jim Webb. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Tim Kaine, Democrat and former Virginia governor, arrives Nov. 6, 2012, to a cheering audience at his election night party at the Richmond Marriott in Richmond, Va., after defeating George Allen in the race for the U.S. Senate seat of the retiring Jim Webb. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)