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February 09, 2011

Jim Webb Will Not Seek Reelection to Senate in 2012

Not necessarily a Republican pick-up with Virginia annoyingly purplish lately, but this boosts our odds.

Downside: Jim Webb will not feel any pressure to vote moderately. On the other hand, supposedly he's a moderate anyway. Political pressure may have tended to push him to the left (as on the ObamaCare vote) so maybe his being free to vote his leanings might be a good thing too.


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