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by Michael O. Allen on July 8, 2008

Webb Withdraws as Possible Vice President Pick for Obama By Amy Gardner, Washington Post Staff Writer, Tuesday, July 8, 2008; Page B05

U.S. Sen. James Webb (D-Va.) announced yesterday that he will not seek a place on the Democratic ticket next to Sen. Barack Obama, ending months of speculation that he was a front-runner for the vice presidential nomination.

Webb told Obama (D-Ill.) last week that “under no circumstances” would he consider the vice presidency, according to a statement issued yesterday. Webb said he will campaign for Obama, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president.

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