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Virginia Politics Blog Archive: James Webb

Hampton Roads lawyer David McCormick to seek 2012 GOP Senate nomination

As Democrats keep waiting to see whether Timothy Kaine will jump into the race to succeed retiring Sen. James Webb (D-Va.), the Republican field just got a little more crowded.

By Ben Pershing  | February 22, 2011; 2:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Election 2012, George F. Allen, James Webb, U.S. Senate  
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Kaine tells enthusiastic Virginia Democrats he needs more time

Hundreds of Democrats from across Virginia descended on the capital city Saturday night to raise money for the state party, catch up with longtime friends and, of course, speculate about who might run for U.S. Senate next year. The state party's biggest fundraiser of the year turned into a guessing game as activists contemplated who among their party might run to replace U.S. Sen. Jim Webb in one of the most-closely watched Senate races of 2012. Timothy M. Kaine, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, former Virginia governor and possible candidate, was greeted by enthusiastic crowds of activists in his hometown by those wanting him to run. Numerous party leaders, including U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner and the state's congressmen, urged him from the stage to jump into the race. But after consulting with President Obama and being encouraged to run by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, both of...

By Anita Kumar and Rosalind S. Helderman  | February 19, 2011; 9:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Anita Kumar, Barack Obama, George F. Allen, James P. Moran Jr., James Webb, Mark Warner, Robert F. McDonnell, Rosalind Helderman, Terry McAuliffe, Timothy M. Kaine, Tom Perriello  
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Obama: Kaine would be 'a great senator'

President Obama said Wednesday that Timothy M. Kaine would make a "great senator" for Virginia, but did not apply any public pressure on his friend to enter the 2012 contest to succeed retiring Sen. James Webb (D).

By Ben Pershing  | February 17, 2011; 10:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Election 2012, George F. Allen, James Webb, Timothy M. Kaine, Tom Perriello, U.S. Senate  
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Back from Middle East, Perriello will 'consider' running for Senate if Kaine doesn't

Former Rep. Tom Perriello (D) said Wednesday that he would "consider" running to succeed retiring Sen. James Webb (D) in 2012, but only if Tim Kaine decides not to make the race.

By Ben Pershing  | February 16, 2011; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Election 2012, George F. Allen, James Webb, Timothy M. Kaine, Tom Perriello, U.S. Senate  
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Democrats everywhere waiting for Kaine to decide on Senate race

Virginia Democrats are waiting this week for Tim Kaine, former governor and chairman of the Democratic National Committee, to decide whether to run for U.S. Senate next year.

By Anita Kumar  | February 16, 2011; 12:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Anita Kumar, Election 2012, George F. Allen, James Webb, Robert F. McDonnell, Timothy M. Kaine, U.S. Senate  
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Warner hopes Kaine will run for Senate in 2012

Add Sen. Mark Warner to the list of Virginia Democrats hoping Tim Kaine will jump in the 2012 Senate race.

By Ben Pershing  | February 11, 2011; 12:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Election 2012, George F. Allen, James Webb, Mark Warner, Timothy M. Kaine, U.S. Senate  
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Older Entries in This Category »

McDonnell: Webb's departure is GOP's gain, Anita Kumar , February 10, 2011
Sen. James Webb won't run for reelection in 2012, Ben Pershing , February 9, 2011
Webb's slow fundraising pace draws more attention, Ben Pershing , February 2, 2011
George Allen's campaign team, Anita Kumar , January 24, 2011
Allen officially enters race for U.S. Senate, Anita Kumar , January 24, 2011
Allen to announce Senate run Monday, Anita Kumar , January 23, 2011
Allen announcement expected soon on Senate run, Anita Kumar , January 17, 2011
What you read: Top 15 blog posts of 2010, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 30, 2010
Webb bill to help Marine widow set to become law, Ben Pershing , December 15, 2010
Another Va. Republican mulls 2012 U.S. Senate bid, Anita Kumar , November 19, 2010
Could Tom Perriello run for Senate?, Ben Pershing , November 18, 2010
UPDATED: Webb encourages McDonnell to mark Reagan's birthday , Rosalind S. Helderman , October 7, 2010
Senate hearing set on JFCOM closure, Ben Pershing , September 20, 2010
Webb stays mum ahead of Kagan vote, Ben Pershing , August 5, 2010
Not yet a candidate, George Allen raises money like one , Rosalind S. Helderman , July 16, 2010
Va. senators join colleagues in mourning Byrd, Rosalind S. Helderman , June 28, 2010
Md. senators weigh in on Va. drilling, Rosalind S. Helderman , May 20, 2010
McDonnell meets with congressmen on Capitol Hill, Anita Kumar , February 4, 2010
With Brown victory, Webb calls for suspending health care votes, Rosalind S. Helderman , January 19, 2010
A holiday note for our Virginia readers, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 24, 2009
Warner, Webb: Aye on health care, Amy Gardner , December 24, 2009
Look to Virginia for rising political stars, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 23, 2009
Warner, Webb vote to advance health reform bill, Amy Gardner , December 21, 2009
Webb, Warner report to work in snowstorm, Anita Kumar , December 20, 2009
UPDATE: Webb under fire on health care, Amy Gardner , December 17, 2009
Former Sen. Allen weighs in: No to "Obama-Pelosi" health care, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 15, 2009
Va Dems weigh endorsing public option, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 5, 2009
GOP prepares to celebrate, Dems to commiserate, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 4, 2009
Webb, Warner vote for health-care debate, Anita Kumar , November 22, 2009
First Click -- Virginia, Anita Kumar , November 2, 2009
First Click -- Virginia, Rosalind S. Helderman , October 30, 2009
Kaine: I'm an Asset to Deeds, Anita Kumar , August 25, 2009
Mark Warner: The Teflon Senator?, Anita Kumar , August 20, 2009
On The Record, Anita Kumar , August 14, 2009
First Click -- Virginia, Anita Kumar , August 14, 2009
First Click - Virginia, Anita Kumar , August 10, 2009
Daily Virginia Roundup, Rosalind S. Helderman , August 4, 2009
Daily Virginia Roundup, Rosalind S. Helderman , August 3, 2009
Deeds, Dems On Tour , Rosalind S. Helderman , June 12, 2009
Webb Introduces Criminal Justice Bill, Sandhya Somashekhar , March 26, 2009
McDonnell Reaches Out To Wilder, Anita Kumar , December 31, 2008
GOP May Lodge Complaint Against Kaine, Anita Kumar , December 29, 2008
Bowerbank Hires Staff, Anita Kumar , December 10, 2008
Capitol Square's Thanksgiving Tradition, Anita Kumar , November 26, 2008
Webb, Clyburn Hold Rallies for Obama, Anita Kumar , October 22, 2008
Obama Asks Va Democrats to Prepare Ads, Anita Kumar , October 14, 2008
Webb Hits the Campaign Trail, Anita Kumar , October 7, 2008
Webb Pays Tribute to Warner, Anita Kumar , September 29, 2008
Webb Named One of Most Influential People , Anita Kumar , September 19, 2008
Obama Heading to Southwest Virginia, Tim Craig , September 6, 2008
The Faces Behind Jim Webb, washingtonpost.com editors , September 6, 2008
Convention Recap, Tim Craig , June 15, 2008
Democrats Gather at State Convention, Anita Kumar , June 14, 2008
Democrats Unite In Hampton Roads, Anita Kumar , June 14, 2008
Sen. Webb Appears on The Daily Show, washingtonpost.com editors , June 10, 2008
Warner Continues Tour Around the State, Anita Kumar , May 5, 2008
Warner Kicks Off Senate Campaign, Anita Kumar , May 4, 2008
Winners & Losers from JJ Dinner, Tim Craig , February 11, 2008
U.S. House Members Stop by Virginia House, Anita Kumar , February 4, 2008
Webb Named "Rookie of the Year", Anita Kumar , December 18, 2007
Virginia Notebook: The 2009 Governor's Race, Tim Craig , November 21, 2007
Radio Discussion on Virginia Politics, Tim Craig , November 16, 2007
John Warner Isn't Sharing Campaign Wealth, Tim Craig , November 5, 2007
Jim Webb's Big New Hampshire Speech, Tim Craig , October 20, 2007
Democrats throw a party, Anita Kumar , October 18, 2007
Jim Webb in 2012 or 2016?, Tim Craig , October 15, 2007
 
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