Tag: Jim Webb


Preview of Tonight’s Democratic Debate

At the last Democratic debate, only one candidate, Sen. Jim Webb, named an enemy who is not an American company or organization. Less than a week later, Sen. Webb dropped out of the race. So that answers the question of how long dissenters last in the Democratic party.

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Small Tent: Webb Considers Leaving Democrat Party, Running As Independent

Democratic presidential candidate Jim Webb is considering leaving the Democratic Party to run as an independent nominee, asserting that the Democratic Party is helping frontrunner Hillary Clinton win her bid for the presidency. Former Sen. Webb’s campaign released initial information about his possible exit from the Democratic Party when sending out details about a press conference he is holding on Tuesday at the National Press Club.

Watch: SNL Reenacts Democratic Debate

NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” opened Saturday with a reenactment of the CNN Democratic Debate from this past week. Actor Jon Rudnitsky played debate host Anderson Cooper, Kyle Mooney played Lincoln Chafee, Taran Killam played Martin O’Malley, Kate McKinnon assumed her

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Democratic Debate: Jim Webb Talks Tough on China, Iran

When his Democratic opponents were ranting about how the United States should not have gone to Iraq, recycling talking points from the first few years of the last decade, Jim Webb, the former U.S. Senator from Virginia, articulated a vision for the future of America’s role in the world.

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Hillary Clinton: Post-Qaddafi Libya Disaster Is ‘Smart Power At Its Best’

During the course of the Democratic Party debate on Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton was asked to defend her disastrous intervention in Libya. In response, Clinton hailed Libya as “smart power at its best,” capturing a delusion that appears to be very common in the current iteration of her Party: the belief that magical “coalitions” of good guys can be whistled into existence to handle foreign-policy crises.

Democrats Crash Off the Rails: Hillary an ‘Outsider,’ Bernie Wants a ‘Revolution’

The 2016 Democratic primary officially crashed off the rails on Tuesday evening at the CNN debate in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton claimed she’s an “outsider.” Former Rhode Island Governor and Senator Lincoln Chafee dismissed a vote he cast in the U.S. Senate because he had just been appointed to the seat and because his father had just died. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley wants to put the entire nation on a renewable energy grid by 2050. And Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is pushing for a “revolution,” that former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb says is never going to come.

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Bay Area Democrats Tune in to Democratic Debate

California Democrats in the Bay Area are eagerly awaiting tonight’s Democratic presidential debates in Las Vegas, Nevada where Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will duke it out as Martin O’Malley, Jim Webb and Lincoln Chafee seek to garner more national attention in their own bids for the coveted nomination.


Webb: ‘We Seem to Be Acceding’ To Iran Getting a Nuke

Democratic presidential candidate and former Virginia Senator Jim Webb said that the Iran deal sends “a signal that we, the United States, are accepting the eventuality that they will acquire a nuclear weapon” and “we seem to be acceding” to

Webb: Voters Have A Lot of Incumbent Fatigue

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” former Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA), who is said to be considering a 2016 a Democratic presidential bid argued there was an element of incumbent fatigue in the United States. “I think we’ve got a lot


O’Malley: ‘People Want New Leaders’

Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley said that “people want new leaders” in an interview broadcast on Friday’s “Kelly File” on the Fox News Channel. “History’s full of examples where the inevitable frontrunner’s inevitable right up until they’re no longer inevitable.

Exclusive — Rand Paul: Hillary Clinton Will Face ‘Increasingly Difficult Path’ To Democrat Nomination

GOP presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) expects former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to face a difficult path to her own party’s nomination, with Democratic voices like former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, former Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) and others potentially running for the Democratic nomination against her.


Several Potential 2016 Contenders Hit with FEC Complaint

The Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 is claiming that four possible 2016 presidential candidates—Republicans Jeb Bush, Rick Santorum, and Scott Walker, along with Democrat Martin O’Malley—are “violating campaign-finance laws by building campaign infrastructure without formally ‘testing the waters’ for a bid,” according to a Politico report.


Webb: Executive Iran Deal Needs Congress’ Approval

Fmr. Senator and potential 2016 presidential candidate Jim Webb (D-VA) said that international agreements cannot be negotiated without the consent of Congress and that Republicans are “correct” that the Iran deal is an executive agreement on Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s


Poll: Hillary Clinton’s Popularity with Democrats Falls

A new ABC News/Washington Post poll finds Democrats cooling to Hillary Clinton as a possible 2016 presidential contender. When Democratic voters were asked which Democratic candidate they would back in the primary, 61% said Hillary Clinton, a 12% drop since