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  1. Texas school board member resigns after racist Facebook postsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Daggers. They get uncomfortable when they see me on the street." Photo: Jason Merritt, Getty Images Former Sen. George Allen (R-Va.) was caught on tape during a 2006 campaign stop referring to an Indian-American campaign volunteer as "macaca." The ...

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  2. Texas school board member: Send KKK to FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | SFGate

    ... give interracial couples a look. Daggers. They get uncomfortable when they see me on the street." Former Sen. George Allen (R-Va.) was caught on tape during a 2006 campaign stop referring to an Indian-American campaign volunteer as "macaca." The ...

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  3. Webb says Democratic Party has lost its messageRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Virginia Business

    ... comment, saying he didn't want to compare himself to other candidates. Webb, who defeated Republican Sen. George Allen in 2006, gave a brief outline of his platform. "We need to revamp our national security. It's been on autopilot since 9/11," he ...

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  4. Campaign 2012THE Debut of Citizen CainRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... him began with an incident in Virginia in 1996, when a slur against an Indian-American - a "macaca," as Sen. George Allen called a videoographer working for an opponent - went viral on YouTube wrecked Allen's campaign and Senate career. Video ...

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  5. Campaign 2012THE Debut of Citizen CainRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... him began with an incident in Virginia in 1996, when a slur against an Indian-American - a "macaca," as Sen. George Allen called a videoographer working for an opponent - went viral on YouTube wrecked Allen's campaign and Senate career. Video ...

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  6. Polling 2016 Like Its 1999, or 2007Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    ... White House, political discussions were likewise focused on many DC-centric politicians. In 2006, Virginia Sen. George Allen won the CPAC straw poll. In 2007, Mitt Romney edged out then Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback to earn the nod of national ...

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  7. Campaign 2012THE Debut of Citizen CainRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... him began with an incident in Virginia in 1996, when a slur against an Indian-American - a "macaca," as Sen. George Allen called a videoographer working for an opponent - went viral on YouTube wrecked Allen's campaign and Senate career. Video ...

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  8. 2016: Democrat Jim Webb Enters The RingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Townhall

    ... candidate who is concerned about probability for success; he was given a 15 percent chance of beating then-Sen. George Allen in 2006. She noted how he brings an "aura of leadership" to the 2016 field: Webb has never followed any drumbeat but his ...

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  9. Could Jim Webb give Hillary Clinton a run for her money in 2016?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Fox News

    ... from in protest of budget cuts. He was elected to the U.S. Senate as a Democrat in 2006, unseating Republican George Allen by less than 1 percent of the vote. "As a veteran and now somewhat of a 'blue dog' Democrat, he has the street cred and ...

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  10. Reflecting Frustration, Webb Eyes PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Real Clear Politics

    In late November 2005, legendary Democrat strategist Steve Jarding sat down with Jim Webb - author, filmmaker, decorated Vietnam veteran and former U.S. Navy secretary - to discuss a possible run for a U.S. Senate seat in Virginia against a wildly popular and well-funded incumbent, Republican George Allen. "He wanted to know a percentage of his chances of winning," Jarding recalled of that awkward moment when Jarding gingerly tried to postpone explaining the political reality.

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  11. Jim Webb Launches Presidential CommitteeRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | Drudge Retort

    ... for most of his life, Webb endeared himself to Democrats when he switched parties and beat incumbent GOP Sen. George Allen in 2006 by just a few thousand votes. Webb ran that campaign on an anti-Iraq War message, touting his own experience in ...

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  12. Former Sen. Jim Webb forms exploratory committee for White HouseRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | Loudoun Times

    ... Vietnam War veteran served as Navy secretary under President Ronald Reagan. He defeated Republican Sen. George Allen in his 2006 Senate campaign, serving one term. In the message, he said he entered the race against Allen only nine months before the ...

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  13. A Jim Webb presidential run? Spare usRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Power Line

    ... who is now on his third marriage. Webb is hardly a political dynamo. His only electoral victory was against George Allen in 2006. It came in a state that has trended Democratic, and in the context of a pro-Democrat wave election. Even so, Webb's ...

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  14. Jim Webb sucks on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Grist Magazine

    ... in 2013. He barely even won the seat in 2006. During the Democratic wave election year, incumbent Republican George Allen, who had a history of racial insensitivity and a fetish for the Confederate flag, hurled a racial slur at an Indian-American ...

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  15. Nevada's Mouth-Runnin' RebelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Washington Monthly

    ... gets me going quite like neo-Confederate sentiments , particularly when (as with this bird and with former Sen. George Allen) it involves enthusiasts for the Lost Cause who did not grow up in its stomping grounds (Hansen was born in Reno; Allen used ...

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  16. How much would Jim Webba s military service help in a White House run?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... 1979 essay in Washingtonian magazine advocating against women in combat roles was used as fodder by then-Sen. George Allen in his Senate race against Webb in 2006. Women at the Naval Academy at the time said that Webb's article, in which he said he ...

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  17. Jim Webb forms exploratory committee for White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... Vietnam War veteran served as Navy secretary under President Ronald Reagan. He defeated Republican Sen. George Allen in his 2006 Senate campaign, serving one term. In the message, he said he entered the race against Allen only nine months before the ...

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  18. Former Sen. Webb is exploring bid for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... once an election is over." Webb, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006 by narrowly defeating incumbent George Allen, declined to run for a second term in 2012. Voters replaced him with Sen. Tim Kaine, also a Democrat. In the past two years, ...

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  19. Jim Webb May Challenge Hillary Clinton in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    ... we're all in this together and the system is not rigged. A Marine veteran, Webb ran against Republican Senator George Allen in 2006 as a long-shot Democratic challenger. Running as a political moderate opposed to the Iraq war, Webb quickly gained ...

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  20. Need to Know - Thursday November 20, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | WCAV

    ... exploratory committee to consider a democratic presidential campaign in 2016. Webb defeated Republican Senator George Allen in 2006 and served one term in the U.S. Senate. Webb also served as Navy Secretary under the Reagan Administration. BOUNCING ...

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