Jim Webb Considering Independent Run for Presidency, Campaign Says

Jim Webb is considering running as an independent in 2016.

Webb announced that he would run as a candidate for the Democratic nomination on July 2, 2015. However, he has not opened any headquarters in the crucial primary states of Iowa and New Hampshire.

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Webb had previously said at the debate last week, "we have to respect the tradition in this country of people who want to defend themselves and their family from violence."