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Progressive Congresswoman Welcomes Jim Webb Into Dem Presidential Primary

7:19 AM, Aug 25, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Rep. Donna Edwards, a liberal congresswoman from Maryland, had very nice things to say about Jim Webb and his possible run for president of the United States:

"Let me talk about Jim Webb," Edwards said on ABC's This Week. "I think Jim Webb has a really strong sense of social justice. And that in addition to his military experience.

"He was one of the first to raise this issue of increased sentencing and disproportionate sentencing in the Senate.

"And I think it would be interesting to hear from him during this debate."

Despite welcoming Webb into the Democratic presidential primary, Edwards suggested she'd "probably" support Hillary Clinton. "You know, I'm probably for the other woman in the race," she said with a grin.

Webb, a contributor to THE WEEKLY STANDARD, was most recently the Democratic senator from Virginia.

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