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  1. Iowa Dems Waiting For HillaryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

    ... said she, too, is comfortable with the pace of the race. A former Obama supporter, she said former U.S. Sen. Jim Webb of Virginia and Martin O'Malley, who just stepped down as Maryland's governor, visited the county during the midterm elections; the ...

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  2. How Will 2016 Democrats Position on Obama's Economic Record?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wall Street Journal

    ... would be another Johnson, taking unredeemed promises from the Obama era and making them law. Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb, the only Democrat who has taken formal steps to explore a White House bid, launched a tweet during the State of the Union ...

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  3. And the next US president will beRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Nation

    ... topics. So let's try this. I predict that Vietnam warrior and long-term friend of and visitor to Thailand Jim Webb (Democrat senator for Virginia) will be the next elected president of the United States. That observation comes courtesy of my ...

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  4. Liberal Democrats cheer Obamaa s State of the Union; Jim Webb takes different tactRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Washington Times

    Democrats eyeing the White House in 2016 lined up behind the liberal rallying cry President Obama issued in his State of the Union address - with the exception of former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb , who took shots at the president's foreign policy and said the country shouldn't be divided into rich, middle and poor classes. In his speech Tuesday, Mr. Obama called for higher taxes on the wealthy, matched with tax cuts for the poor and more government spending, in what he labeled "middle-class economics."

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  5. Economic Proposals by Obama Add to 2016 Growing DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Daily Political

    ... Obama and will not be able to dismiss every one of these ideas. Only one possible candidate in 2016, former Senator Jim Webb of Virginia who is a Democrat has officially formed a committee. However, more than 12 Republicans are thinking about ...

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  6. From Jeb Bush to Jim Webb: How Potential 2016 Candidates Responded to the State of the UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Wall Street Journal

    ... a movement to draft her, said she was looking forward to working with the White House. Former Democratic Senator Jim Webb live-tweeted the entire speech. He has said he wanted to challenge Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. ...

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  7. 2016 hopefuls take to Twitter during SOTURead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | CBS News

    ... works for all. Now we need to step up & deliver for the middle class. #FairShot #FairShare Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb, a regular Democratic contrarian with a 2016 exploratory committee, live-tweeted the address. His hashtag? #webb2016. Another ...

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  8. Which of the Identical Joni Ernst 'Castration' Profiles Should You Read?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Bloomberg

    ... whatever it is the opposition needs to promote. In 2007, this meant Democrats putting forward new Virginia Senator Jim Webb to make the case against the Iraq War. In 2009, for Republicans, it meant putting up Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal against ...

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  9. HuckaJesus Paid His Family Almost $400K From His PACRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Crooks and Liars

    ... campaign funds over a two-year period, doling out more than $2 million in political cash. Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb, who is considering a bid for the Democratic nomination, came under fire last month after Business Insider reported his PAC, Born ...

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  10. 85 percent of Democrats want Hillary Clint...Read the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Washington Times

    ... Democrats say they have not heard enough about either outgoing Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley or former Sen. Jim Webb of Virginia to say. Mr. Webb is the only candidate on the Democratic side to have taken formal steps toward a run in 2016, recently ...

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  11. Dem: We're 'locked in behind' ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Hill

    ... become the party's front-runner, other Democrats have said they might challenge her. Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb has launched an exploratory committee for a potential bid, and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has said that Clinton's thinking ...

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  12. Somewhere on Earth-Two, the former Virginia senator is having his moment.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Mother Jones

    ... Barr come November," Daniel McCarthy wrote for the American Conservative in 2008. "But if Obama picks Virginia Sen. Jim Webb as his running mate, I might have to vote Democratic." At the time, Jack Hunter, who would lose his job as an aide to Paul ...

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  13. Elizabeth Warren Just Actually Ruled Out Running For President...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | SFGate

    ... more attention to rivals like Gov. Martin O'Malley (D-Maryland), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont), and former Sen. Jim Webb (D-Virginia). "It starts with the recognition that Washington works for the rich and powerful and not for America's families," ...

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  14. Webb recovering after knee surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Politico

    Former Virginia Democratic Sen. and Vietnam veteran Jim Webb underwent knee surgery last Saturday, an aide told the Wall Street Journal on Friday. Craig Crawford, who was hired to serve as Webb's communications director in January, told the Journal that Webb is out of the hospital and "recovering quite well.

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  15. Aide: Jim Webb's Vietnam-Wounded Knee ReplacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | The Wall Street Journal

    Former Sen. Jim Webb will be out of commission from his presidential exploratory campaign after undergoing surgery to replace a knee injured in combat in Vietnam, an aide said Friday. "Jim has just undergone a full knee replacement as a consequence of shrapnel wounds received from an enemy grenade," Webb spokesman Craig Crawford said.

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  16. Jim Webb's Old Novels Re-Emerge As 'Oppo' In Latest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Huffington Post

    ... let's consider the strange controversy that recently embroiled the nascent proto-campaigns of former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as an amuse-bouche before the meal to come. On Dec. 30, the U.S. News and World ...

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  17. A White Man's DemocratRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Slate Magazine

    It's not an attack or an exaggeration to call former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb a white man's Democrat. It's him, in almost his own words.

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  18. Oh 2016, you're such a teaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Philly.com

    ... followed FDR and JFK by succession, not election.) Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb must be promoted as possible Hillary alternatives, regardless of how far-fetched that happens to be. Looks like a redo of 2012, ...

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  19. Obama says He'll Veto the Keystone XL Pipeline BillRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Accuracy In Media

    ... p to Fox News. The Democrats' liberal alternative to Hillary Clinton, who is white, is former Virginia U.S. Senator Jim Webb (who couldn't win the white male vote during his run). That's all the Democratic Party can come up with after getting...

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  20. Happy Hour RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Washington Post

    ... could actually "increase Americans' dependence on government-provided health insurance and raise the deficit ." * Jim Webb, who is gazing into the mirror and watching himself talk about running for president, is now claiming Democrats have screwed ...

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