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  • George Allen: No intention to run for office again

    Republican George Allen has run his last political campaign.


  • Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), second from left, cheers on Tim Kaine (D) as he delivers his victory speech after winning the Virginia election for U.S. Senate at his election night party at the Richmond Marriott, Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    ELECTION 2012: Kaine edges Allen to win pricey Va. Senate seat

    Former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine won one of the most expensive and consequential U.S. Senate races in the country Tuesday, delivering Republican George Allen a second consecutive razor-thin loss and ensuring that the purple state again will have two Democrat-blue senators come January.


  • Vice President Joseph R. Biden (right) leads the charge for Virginia Democratic Senate candidate Tim Kaine at a Monday rally in Claude Moore Park in Sterling, Va. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Allen and Kaine bask in glow of top of tickets

    U.S. Senate candidates Tim Kaine and George Allen enjoyed the 11th-hour benefits of Virginia's swing-state status Monday, getting high-profile nods of support from Vice President Joseph R. Biden and Mitt Romney, respectively, at events across the commonwealth and in voter-rich Northern Virginia.


  • George Allen

    Senate control looms large over Virginia’s Allen-Kaine contest

    At last year's 63rd Shad Planking, Virginia's annual spring confab for politicos and potential candidates to see and be seen, Gov. Bob McDonnell joked that Tim Kaine and George Allen were "two guys running for a job that neither one of them really wants. What a battle that's going to be."


  • U.S. Senate candidates from Virginia George Allen and Tim Kaine shake hands while on stage for a photo op at the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) Tech Town Hall on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at the Microsoft offices in Reston, Va. Each candidate was allowed opening remarks followed by a 30-minute Q&A session with a Microsoft panel. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Poll: Approval ratings in Va. drop across party lines

    In the all-important swing state of Virginia, no state politician cracked 50 percent in their approval ratings in a poll released Tuesday, though a strong plurality of voters approve of the job performances of Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell and Democratic Sen. Mark R. Warner.


  • Allen denounces
 Akin's comments 
on pregnancy, rape

    George Allen on Monday was among the first Republican U.S. Senate candidates to publicly condemn Missouri Rep. and Senate candidate W. Todd Akin's remarks on pregnancy and rape as he tries to join a sizable list of political comebacks that first began with an ill-timed bout of foot-in-mouth disease.


  • SGT. SHAFT: Widow upset by what she calls a 'Dead Veteran's Tax'

    Dear Sgt. Shaft: Will you please publicize the injustice to military surviving spouses? Although 100 percent disabled, my husband was able to receive both his military retirement pay and his VA disability, thanks to Sen. Harry Reid's bill, S. 170. When he passed away, those concurrent receipt benefits were not passed on to me. Why?


  • Sen. Scott P. Brown, Massachusetts Republican (Associated Press)

    Bills aim to retrieve Stolen Valor Act

    Just two weeks after the Supreme Court struck down a law making it a crime to lie about one's military service, members of both houses of Congress are trying to pass similar legislation, with a few minor additions to address the court's free-speech concerns.


  • Andrew Jackson

    PRUDEN: Putting us all on the dole

    One in seven of all Americans is now on food stamps, but that's not enough for the bureaucrats at the Department of Agriculture.


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