Allen raises nearly $1.1 million for Virginia Senate bid
January 10th, 2012
12:29 PM ET
2 years ago

Allen raises nearly $1.1 million for Virginia Senate bid

(CNN) - Republican Virginia Senate candidate George Allen brought in nearly $1.1 million in fourth quarter fundraising, his campaign announced Tuesday.

The former governor finished the year with $4.5 million in fundraising and more than $2 million cash on hand. Well ahead of the state's party primaries in June, Allen is locked in a heated battle against the Democratic front-runner Tim Kaine, who's also a former governor.
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Filed under: 2012 • George Allen • Senate • Tim Kaine • Virginia
Allen gets big endorsement in Virginia Senate battle
November 11th, 2011
10:46 AM ET
3 years ago

Allen gets big endorsement in Virginia Senate battle

Washington (CNN) - Virginia's top Republican is backing former Sen. George Allen's bid to reclaim his old job in Congress.

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Friday endorsed Allen's campaign for the Senate, saying in a web video and in an email release that "George Allen will need all of our help. He has my support and I'm hoping he can count on yours as well."
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Filed under: 2012 • Bob McDonnell • George Allen • Senate • Tim Kaine • Virginia
Tracker fear and loathing in Virginia senate race
September 29th, 2011
05:48 PM ET
3 years ago

Tracker fear and loathing in Virginia senate race

Washington (CNN) - Tracking trackers is the order of the day in the Virginia senate race as Republican George Allen runs to recapture the seat he lost in 2006, arguably as a result of the moment that made trackers famous.

Virginia Democrats claim the former governor and senator has something to hide. Meanwhile, Allen's team says it's "disappointing, but not surprising" that Democrats are using the tactic of sending trackers to his events, forcing them to remove them.
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Filed under: George Allen • Jim Webb • Virginia
George Allen adds to campaign coffers
July 13th, 2011
04:26 PM ET
3 years ago

George Allen adds to campaign coffers

Washington (CNN)-Former Virginia senator George Allen's comeback campaign got a boost during the second fundraising quarter.

The GOP candidate will report $1.1 million in contributions, bringing his total for the cycle to $2.6 million overall.
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Democrat first to reveal numbers in Virginia Senate battle
July 5th, 2011
08:54 AM ET
3 years ago

Democrat first to reveal numbers in Virginia Senate battle

Washington (CNN) – Tim Kaine is the first to show his money in what could be one of the most expensive Senate battles of 2012.

The former Virginia governor and former Democratic National Committee Chairman's campaign will announce Tuesday that it has raised $2.25 million since forming on April 5, with more than 4,600 supporters making contributions.
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Filed under: 2012 • George Allen • Tim Kaine • Virginia
Allen and Radtke show off their campaign cash
April 12th, 2011
10:54 AM ET
4 years ago

Allen and Radtke show off their campaign cash

Washington (CNN) – In what could become one of this cycle's most expensive Senate battles, it appears Republican George Allen is planting the first flag.

Allen's campaign reports that the former Virginia governor and two-term senator raised $1.5 million in the first quarter of this year.
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Filed under: George Allen • Jamie Radtke • Virginia
Kaine decision to come in a matter of weeks
February 18th, 2011
09:17 AM ET
4 years ago

Kaine decision to come in a matter of weeks

(CNN) - Tim Kaine spoke with President Obama earlier this week as he considers a potential Senate bid in Virginia, but the Democratic National Committee chairman is still a couple weeks away from making a final decision.

Kaine - a former Virginia governor whom Obama is reportedly lobbying to run for Senate in the wake of Democratic Sen. Jim Webb's retirement announcement – won't announce his plans until the end of February or early March, DNC communications director Brad Woodhouse said.
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Filed under: George Allen • Jim Webb • Tim Kaine • Virginia
Kaine to discuss possible Senate bid with Obama
February 15th, 2011
04:36 PM ET
4 years ago

Kaine to discuss possible Senate bid with Obama

Washington (CNN) - Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine said Tuesday he plans to talk with President Obama in the next day or two about a possible Senate bid in Virginia.

Kaine told the Richmond Times-Dispatch he is "flattered" by speculation that he might run for the Senate seat, which will be open in 2012 following Sen. Jim Webb's announcement last week that he will retire after just one term.
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Filed under: George Allen • Jamie Radtke • Tim Kaine
Allen makes it official
January 24th, 2011
02:16 PM ET
4 years ago

Allen makes it official

(CNN) – Former Virginia Governor and Republican Sen. George Allen made his campaign announcement official Monday with the release of a video on his website.

"Today, I'm announcing my candidacy for the U.S. Senate," Allen said in the almost three minute video. "You know me as someone willing to fight for the people of Virginia, and I'd like the responsibility to fight for you again. Hire me on for six years and I pledge to work hard restoring freedom, personal responsibility and opportunity for all."
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Filed under: George Allen • Virginia
Democrats criticize Allen in advance of announcement
January 24th, 2011
09:26 AM ET
4 years ago

Democrats criticize Allen in advance of announcement

Washington (CNN) - GeorgeAllen.com says "stay tuned" right now, but later Monday expect the former senator from Virginia to use his website to announce a 2012 bid for his old job.

Allen is expected officially announce his candidacy in an email to supporters and by posting a video on his website, a source confirms to CNN.
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Filed under: George Allen • Jim Webb • Virginia
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