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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)

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Republican U.S. Senate candidate and former Virginia Gov. George Allen is joined on stage with his wife Susan Allen and family as he 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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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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Tim Kaine (D) holds up a fist 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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Supporters in the crowd listen 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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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)

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Supporters in the crowd listen 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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Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine does a walk through to get an idea of 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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Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, second from left, does a walk through with campaign aids 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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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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Michael and Laura Macario [cq] and their grandson Maxwell, 2, are greeted by Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, right, as they arrive to vote outside the polling entrance to G.W. Carver Elementary School on election day morning, Richmond, Va., Tuesday, November 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/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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Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, center, points in the direction of his house as he chats with voter advocate Cecily Baskir of Chevy Chase, Md., second from right, 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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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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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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George Allen, the GOP candidate for Senate in Virginia, and his wife, Susan, wait to vote in Fairfax. (Eva Russo/Special to the Washington Times)

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Tim Kaine, the Democratic candidate for Senate in Virginia, arrives to greet voters in Richmond. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington TImes)

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Michael and Laura Macario and their grandson Maxwell, 2, are greeted by Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, right, as they arrive to vote outside the polling entrance to G.W. Carver Elementary School on election day morning, Richmond, Va., Tuesday, November 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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George Allen, the GOP candidate for Senate in Virginia, and his wife, Susan, wait to vote in Fairfax. (Eva Russo/Special to the Washington Times)