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John Wallmeyer, of Ashland, Va., listens as Republican U.S. Senate candidate and former Virginia Governor George Allen concedes the senate race to former Virginia Governor Tim Kaine during his election night party event at the Omni Richmond Hotel in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Sarah Baker of Richmond, Va., right, laughs as her five month old daughter Wila begins to cry in the arms of democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, as they chat together outside the polling entrance at Linwood Holton Elementary School on election day morning, Richmond, Va., Tuesday, November 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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**FILE** D.C. resident Tobie Miser joins unemployed workers and their supporters Oct. 11, 2011, for a prayer vigil in support of the upcoming Senate vote on the American Jobs Act in the atrium of the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, a Republican, on Wednesday congratulates Mr. Kaine on his Senate victory, despite having supported Mr. Kaine’s GOP opponent in the contest. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), left, cheers on Tim Kaine (D), right, 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, November 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), left, Tim Kaine (D), right, and his wife Anne Holton, center, as they get word that President Barack Obama wins reelection during Kaine's victory speech after winning the Virginia election for U.S. Senate at his election night party at the Richmond Marriott, Richmond, Va., Tuesday, November 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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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, November 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine does a walk through to get a look at the room where his election night party will be held at the Richmond Marriott, Richmond, Va., Tuesday, November 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, holds a press conference on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Mr. Reid said he intends to change Senate filibuster rules following President Obama's win in the general election the previous day and that he hopes Republicans will work with the Democrats to solve some of the country's major issues. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Dean Heller, Nevada Republican, talks to the media after winning re-election to the Senate over Rep. Shelley Berkley, his Democratic challenger, on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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Democratic senate candidate former Gov. Timothy Kaine, celebrates his win over Republican George Allen during his victory party in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., right, hugs a member of his campaign staff after he was declared the projected winner in his senate race, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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Connie Mack III, right, introduces his son U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV, center, during a watch party in Bonita Springs, Fla. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Mack conceded the Senate race to incumbent Bill Nelson. Nelson won even though he was up against a sitting congressman whose father once held the Senate seat _ and whose great-grandfather was a baseball Hall of Famer. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

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Independent Angus King celebrates under a splash of champagne after winning the Senate seat vacated by Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Freeport, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

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Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), left, cheers on Tim Kaine (D), right, 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, November 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), left, Tim Kaine (D), right, and his wife Anne Holton, center, as they get word that President Barack Obama wins reelection during Kaine's victory speech after winning the Virginia election for U.S. Senate at his election night party at the Richmond Marriott, Richmond, Va., Tuesday, November 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Tim Kaine (D) takes the podium to deliver his victory speech after winning the Virginia election for U.S. Senate at his election night party at the Richmond Marriott, Richmond, Va., Tuesday, November 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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George Allen, R, delivers his concession speech after losing the Virginia election for U.S. Senate at his election night party at the Omni Hotel Richmond, in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, November 6, 2012. (Rod Lamkey, Jr./The Washington Times)

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Virginia governor Bob McDonnell consoles George Allen, R, after he delivered his concession speech after losing the Virginia election for U.S. Senate at his election night party at the Omni Hotel Richmond, in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, November 6, 2012. (Rod Lamkey, Jr./The Washington Times)

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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, November 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)