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Long shot Jim Webb launches exploratory committee for presidential bid
Long shot Jim Webb launches exploratory committee for presidential bid

Citing his military background and work across the aisle with Republicans, former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb announced he has launched an exploratory committee to consider what would be a long shot quest for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. "Over the past few months thousands of concerned Americans from across the political spectrum have urged me to run for president," said Webb in an online video unveiled late Wednesday. " A constant theme runs through these requests. Americans want positive, visionary leadership that they can trust, at a time when our country is facing historic challenges." Webb, 68, who served a single term in the Senate from 2007 to...

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