01/21/2011 09:43 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

George Allen Expected To Announce Campaign To Retake Virginia Senate Seat

Allen told The Washington Post last month that he would announce his decision soon and likely before Sen. James Webb (D) revealed whether he would run for reelection. But sources close to Allen who were not authorized to speak publicly on his plans said that even if he announces his candidacy to supporters through an online video or if he files his candidacy papers next week, as some have suggested, he probably wouldn't launch his campaign publicly until Thomas Jefferson's birthday - April 13 - the formal start of his two U.S. Senate races.

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