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 ...
Money, and the risk of incurring personal debt, is the driving factor for most candidates who opt out.
"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.