FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2012 file photo, Virginia Republican Senate candidate, former Sen. George Allen, left, shakes with Democrat, former Gov. Timothy M. Kaine, after their debate in Richmond, Va. The party that runs the Senate next year may be decided by how well President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney do in toss-up states like Virginia, where ballots features parallel Senate races about as races about as tight as the presidential contest. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2012 file photo, Virginia Republican Senate candidate, former Sen. George Allen, left, shakes with Democrat, former Gov. Timothy M. Kaine, after their debate in Richmond, Va. The party that runs the Senate next year may be decided by how well President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney do in toss-up states like Virginia, where ballots features parallel Senate races about as races about as tight as the presidential contest. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2012 file photo, Virginia Republican Senate candidate, former Sen. George Allen, left, shakes with Democrat, former Gov. Timothy M. Kaine, after their debate in Richmond, Va. The party that runs the Senate next year may be decided by how well President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney do in toss-up states like Virginia, where ballots features parallel Senate races about as races about as tight as the presidential contest. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
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