In a debate with fellow Senate candidate Tim Kaine Thursday, Republican George Allen distanced himself from comments that presidential candidate Mitt Romney about the "47 percent" in a recently-released video.
The race between Tim Kaine and George Allen for Virginia's vacant Senate seat has been at a dead heat almost since it began, and experts are saying the race may hinge on independent groups like young voters.
Virginia's swing state status has made it a prime target at both political conventions. Virginia Democratic Congressman Gerry Connolly makes his pitch for why President Obama is the man to meet the needs of the commonwealth.
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