From NBC's Kelly Paice
Virginia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Creigh Deeds conceded tonight, thanking his supporters and saying: "Just because we didn't get the right result tonight, doesn't mean we get to go home and whine. We've got to keep working and keep fighting -- and I'm fighting."
Deeds said he called his Republican challenger, now governor-elect of Virginia, Bob McDonnell and "wished him well." Deeds added that Virginia still has challenges ahead -- from creating jobs to establishing a much-needed transportation solution. He concluded, "We lose an election but we don't give up... We still have people that need a voice and we're going to give them that voice."