Webb's Name, Face, Becoming Familiar to Nation

Virginia's newly-elected junior Senator has a personality that has been described as combative and standoffish. But since he offered the Democratic response to the President's State of the Union address last month, Jim Webb's has been a popular name in newspapers and an often-seen face on television. What's driving the media's fascination with the Senator? Michael D. Shear looks at the phenomenon today in his Virginia Notebook column.

By Focus on Fairfax |  February 8, 2007; 1:12 PM ET  | Category:  Government , People , Politics
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