There is an advantage to having been around one place long enough, especially in politics. Hanging around long enough you know where the bodies are buried. In addition, you also build a long memory and can recall certain items that others have since forgotten.
In this instance, we're waiting for damaging video of Tommy Adkisson to surface and come back to haunt him. Either on YouTube or in a campaign advertisement.
There exists a video out there that if used could very seriously damage his campaign as well as any ambition he has to run for something else.
The tape is a number of years old, but is probably still a potent weapon.
I guess the questions is which local news station will be the first to search their archives and strike gold?