George Allen Visit

Gov. George Allen made a stop at ITA International Friday to discuss small business issues as part his campaign for the U.S. senate. (Rob Ostermaier/Daily Press / August 24, 2012)

Name: George Allen

Running for: U.S. Senate seat, Virginia

Party: Republican

Birthday: March 8, 1952

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Biography: He is the son of former NFL coach George Allen. The younger Allen was elected to the Virginia General Assembly in 1991. He served until 1993, and in January 1994 he was sworn in as Governor of Virginia. Allen served as governor until 1998.

In 2000, he was elected to the U.S. Senate and served from January 2001 to January 2007.

He ran for re-election in 2006, but lost to current U.S. Senator Jim Webb.

Twitter: @georgeallenva or click here


YouTube: Click here for George Allen's YouTube channel