FILE PHOTO OF DOUGLAS WILDER FORMER GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA.
Douglas Wilder, former governor of Virginia who had been running for a Senate seat, seen in this June 28, 1994 file photograph, abandoned the race September 15, 1994, campaign aides said. Wilder, a Democrat, was running for the seat as an independent. He was expected to quit the race after polls showed him lagging. REUTERS/Mannie Garcia MA