Category Archives: Jim Webb

Oh, Jim

I like you, Senator Webb. On veterans issues, you’re the best. Even on a progressive issue like Afghanistan or prison reform, I admire your courage. But sometimes you lose me, like when you said you wouldn’t allow Gitmo prisoners to … Continue reading

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Obama’s First Fight With Democrats

Obama is bringing the first Gitmo prisoner to New York for trial. Senate Democrats voted overwhelmingly against funds for closing the Gitmo facility, explaining that they want to see Obama’s plan first. Even Jim Webb, a Senator I actually respect, … Continue reading

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