76
      Saturday
      84 / 68
      Sunday
      84 / 69
      Monday
      89 / 72

      Tim Kaine widens lead over George Allen in Virginia, new poll says

      The poll shows Kaine's momentum is coming from the Democratic base, particularly white voters.

      Democrat Tim Kaine is widening his lead over Republican George Allen in the race for Virginia's Senate seat, a new poll shows.

      The Washington Examiner reports 49 percent of likely voters would support Kaine while 44 percent would support Allen, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll.

      The poll shows Kaine's momentum is coming from the Democratic base, particularly white voters, the Examiner reports.

      Kaine's lead is reportedly outpacing Obama's 2 percentage-point edge against Republican challenger Mitt Romney.

      Read more at the Washington Examiner.