When Jim Webb quit the Democratic presidential race on Oct. 20 with low poll numbers and a minimal debate presence, the former senator from Virginia left open the possibility he would return to run in in a different political guise.
“I fully accept that my views on many issues are not compatible with the power structure and the nominating base of the Democratic party,” Webb said.
Former U.S. Senator Jim Webb said on Tuesday he will drop his long-shot bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination and explore an independent run for the White House.
How gratifying to hear a leading presidential candidate sound like a normal American and not get punished for it. Newt Gingrich once called Democrats “the enemy of normal Americans.” Who’s looking normal now?
Even when the Democratic candidates disagreed, the first debate was largely an appeal to pragmatism, conciliation, and — for the most part — unapologetically progressive principles.
When former senator Jim Webb (D-VA) launched his campaign for president back in July he started out as a serious underdog. He still is.
Hillary Clinton takes the debate stage for the first time in this campaign Tuesday night to face four rivals looking for something — anything — to knock down her lead in the race for the Democratic nomination for president.
Webb has got to be the only Democratic presidential candidate whose campaign biography page includes a photo of him shaking hands with President Ronald Reagan.
Practically everybody’s “telling it like it is.” But that is hardly enough to stand out in a year like this. There are about 20 candidates and many have unfiltered personalities, nothing to lose, or both.
Former Senator Jim Webb, who is exploring a candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination, has made his chances sink even lower — by trying to mount some kind of measured defense of the Confederate flag.
Some key middle ground of respondents simultaneously don’t like Hillary Clinton — but would still vote for her in 2016 after looking at the alternatives.
The Daily Show returned from the holiday season on Monday, to kick off the beginning of 2015 — which is really the beginning of 2016, it turns out.
Like President Obama, Jim Webb won a U.S. Senate seat in large part based on his opposition to the Iraq War, a conflict that dominated Democratic primary politics between 2004 and 2008 and support for which probably sank Hillary Clinton’s presidential ambitions. Webb has been out-front on the issue since his election in 2006, and […]