(CNN) - Democratic Senate candidate Tim Kaine of Virginia, who once headed the Democratic National Committee, disagreed with President Barack Obama on the president's call to extend the Bush-era tax cuts for households making under $250,000 per year.
Kaine, a former Virginia governor, argued the threshold should be twice as high, at $500,000.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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%.
(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.
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.
(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.