Category: Jim Webb

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Jim Webb defends commitment to presidential race

After his absence from two major Democratic events led some to question his commitment to running for president, former Sen. Jim Webb will attend a key upcoming event in Iowa after all.

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Jim Webb: President Obama Must ‘Deal Strongly with China’

Jim Webb, a Democratic presidential candidate and former secretary of the Navy under Ronald Reagan, urged President Obama on Tuesday to issue stern warnings to the visiting Chinese President on Beijing’s militarization of the South China Sea and cyber attacks against U.S. businesses and federal agencies.

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Jim Webb: Help my ‘under-financed insurgent campaign’

Former Virginia U.S. Sen. Jim Webb is trailing well behind in the polls in his bid for the Democratic Party presidential nomination. He’s also trailing in the money race, and as much as he hates the money part of politics, well, that’s the way the game is played.

Jim Webb Campaign: Reaching Out to DNC ‘About As Useful as Sticking One’s Hand Into a Wood Chipper’

Jim Webb Campaign: Reaching Out to DNC ‘About As Useful as Sticking One’s Hand Into a Wood Chipper’

The Democratic Party’s embrace of Hillary Clinton has other presidential contenders feeling like they’re left out in the cold.

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Jim Webb wants help for ‘insurgent’ campaign

In a fundraising pitch as offbeat as his campaign, former Virginia senator Jim Webb is telling supporters he needs funds to fuel an “insurgent” presidential bid.

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Meet Jim Webb: Everything You Need to Know (And Probably Didn’t Know) About The 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidate

What he used to do: A celebrated Vietnam War veteran, he was the Democratic U.S. Senator from Virginia from 2007 until 2013. He served as counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Veterans Affairs from 1977 to 1981. He also served in the Reagan administration as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs and Secretary of the Navy. Additionally, he is a published author who has written nine books. In 1983 he won an Emmy award for a report he produced during the Lebanon Civil War on PBS “NewsHour.”