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Sen. Jim Webb won't run for re-election

Sen. James Webb (D-Va.) has decided he will not run again, giving Republicans an opportunity to take a Senate seat in a traditionally red state.

 
 

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Sen. James Webb (D-Va.) watches as Gen. David H. Petraeus and Amb. to Iraq Ryan C. Crocker report to the Senate Armed Services Committee on the status of Iraq in Sept. 2007. Webb, a veteran and former Navy secretary under Reagan called the Iraq war "the greatest strategic blunder in modern memory."


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