Former Virginia Govs. Tim Kaine (left) and George Allen after a Senate debate in Richmond, Va., on Dec.. 7, 2011.
May 17, 2012 One of the highest-profile political matchups of the season is playing out in Virginia, where former governors with powerful friends and big-money backing are battling for an open U.S. Senate seat. The dead-heat matchup pits Democrat Tim Kaine, 54, against Republican George Allen, 60.
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