Tim Kaine Defeats Antigay George Allen for Virginia Senate Seat

Tim Kaine Defeats Antigay George Allen for Virginia Senate Seat

Former Virginia governor Tim Kaine, a Democrat, has defeated Republican George Allen in the race for a U.S. Senate seat from the state.

Allen, a former senator from the state, lost his reelection bid in 2006 after being caught on tape using a derogatory racial term. Allen has a record of opposing marriage equality and, in a flip-flop, LGBT-inclusive hate-crimes laws. Read more here.

 

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