Virginia's bellwether elections could reshape the commonwealth -- and its governor's political future

The crowd of Democrats gathered on the sweltering tiki-themed deck of Kilroy's, a sports bar in deep-blue Northern Virginia, knew better than most people what's at stake in their state's November elections. But Tim Kaine, one of their party's two US senators, reminded them anyway.

Virginia's bellwether elections could reshape the commonwealth -- and its governor's political future
The crowd of Democrats gathered on the sweltering tiki-themed deck of Kilroy's, a sports bar in deep-blue Northern Virginia, knew better than most people what's at stake in their state's November elections. But Tim Kaine, one of their party's two US senators, reminded them anyway.