Allen to pass on GOP convention
July 3rd, 2012
02:04 PM ET
2 years ago

Allen to pass on GOP convention

(CNN) – George Allen, who's running in a heated Senate race in Virginia, will not be attending the Republican National Convention in August, his campaign confirmed Tuesday.

"Since we are locked in a close race and can't be in two places at once, the focus will continue to be listening and meeting with Virginia families, veterans, and small business leaders on the campaign trail," campaign spokeswoman Emily Davis said.
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Filed under: 2012 • George Allen • Republican National Convention • Senate • Tim Kaine • Virginia
Allen wins Virginia GOP Senate primary, CNN projects
June 12th, 2012
08:15 PM ET
2 years ago

Allen wins Virginia GOP Senate primary, CNN projects

(CNN) – After facing a crowded field of Senate hopefuls in Virginia, GOP candidate George Allen won the commonwealth's primary Tuesday, CNN projects.

Allen's victory marked a final hurdle in his bid to run against Democrat Tim Kaine in one of the nation's most closely-watched Senate races.
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Filed under: 2012 • George Allen • Senate • Tim Kaine • Virginia
Allen attempts to coast through GOP Senate primary
June 12th, 2012
06:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Allen attempts to coast through GOP Senate primary

(CNN) – It's expected to be one of the most high-profile Senate races this fall, but GOP candidate George Allen of Virginia has one more hurdle to cross before storming ahead in the race against Democratic opponent Tim Kaine.

In Tuesday's Republican primary, Allen faces a crowded field of Senate hopefuls in Virginia, though all of them trail far behind the former governor in recent polls.

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Filed under: George Allen • Tim Kaine • Virginia
May 24th, 2012
10:13 AM ET
2 years ago

Polls: Democrats slightly ahead in three major Senate races

(CNN) – New polls released Thursday show Democrats ahead of Republicans in three big Senate races, all of which take place in crucial presidential election battleground states.

Starting with Ohio, incumbent Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown enjoys a 14-point lead over Republican challenger and state treasurer Josh Mandel. According to the NBC-Marist survey, 51% of registered voters said they would support Brown, while 37% said they would pick Mandel.
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Filed under: 2012 • Bill Nelson • Connie Mack • Florida • George Allen • Ohio • Polls • Senate • Sherrod Brown • Tim Kaine • Virginia
Virginia Senate race in a dead heat
May 8th, 2012
02:42 PM ET
2 years ago

Virginia Senate race in a dead heat

(CNN) – A poll released Tuesday showed the race for Virginia's hotly contested U.S. Senate seat in a dead heat, six months before voters in the Commonwealth head to the polls.

The Washington Post survey showed former Democratic Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine tied with the state's past Republican governor and senator, George Allen. Both had backing from 46% of registered voters. Among independents, the race was similarly deadlocked: Kaine had support from 46% of independents, while Allen was at 45%.
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Filed under: George Allen • Tim Kaine • Virginia
Allen, outpaced by Kaine, raises $1.4 million
April 3rd, 2012
04:14 PM ET
2 years ago

Allen, outpaced by Kaine, raises $1.4 million

(CNN) – Republican George Allen of Virginia has raised $1.4 million since the beginning of the year for his U.S. Senate bid, his campaign announced Tuesday.

In terms of fundraising, the latest numbers put him behind the likely Democratic nominee, Tim Kaine, who reported bringing in far more during the first quarter with $2.2 million.
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Filed under: 2012 • George Allen • Senate • Tim Kaine • Virginia
Kaine touts new numbers in expensive Senate race
April 3rd, 2012
10:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Kaine touts new numbers in expensive Senate race

Washington (CNN) - Some new fundraising figures bolster the notion that this year's battle in Virginia for an open Senate seat could be one of the most expensive Senate races this cycle.

Former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine's Senate campaign announced Tuesday that they raised more than $2.2 million in the past three months, and that they have $4.4 million cash on hand. The first quarter haul is a jump from the $1.65 million the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee raised in the fourth quarter of last year.
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Filed under: 2012 • George Allen • Tim Kaine • Virginia
Super PAC rallies behind Kaine in Virginia
March 15th, 2012
01:48 PM ET
2 years ago

Super PAC rallies behind Kaine in Virginia

(CNN) – As the U.S. Senate race in Virginia heats up, a new super PAC supportive of Democrat Tim Kaine went public this week, just days after the launch of a super PAC dedicated to help Republican George Allen.

The pro-Kaine group, A New Virginia PAC, aims to raise $2-$3 million to aid the former Democratic National Committee chairman and former Virginia governor.
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Filed under: 2012 • George Allen • Senate • Tim Kaine • Virginia
Kaine calls for full disclosure in Virginia Senate race
March 13th, 2012
05:28 PM ET
2 years ago

Kaine calls for full disclosure in Virginia Senate race

(CNN) - Following the creation of a new super PAC supporting Republican George Allen's Senate bid in Virginia, Democratic opponent Tim Kaine sent a letter to Allen Tuesday urging that anyone or any group spending money on the race do so openly.

"Virginia voters are entitled to know who is funding this campaign," the letter stated. "Contributions directly to either of us are already disclosed. But, the third parties filling the airways get to hide behind a cloak of secrecy."
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Filed under: 2012 • George Allen • Senate • Tim Kaine • Virginia
Kaine brings in $1.65 million in Virginia Senate race
January 24th, 2012
04:24 PM ET
3 years ago

Kaine brings in $1.65 million in Virginia Senate race

(CNN) – Democratic frontrunner Tim Kaine took in $1.65 million in the fourth quarter for his Virginia Senate bid, his office announced Tuesday.

The former governor, now in a heated race against Republican frontrunner George Allen, finished the year with $5.2 million raised and $3.3 million in the bank.
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Filed under: 2012 • Fundraising • George Allen • Senate • Tim Kaine • Virginia
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