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Webb Says He Won't Be Obama's VP

3:40 PM, Jul 7, 2008 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Via First Read, a sufficiently Shermanesque statement from Jim Webb:

Virginia Sen. Jim Webb just issued a statement from his Senate office saying that -- "[u]nder no circumstances" -- does he want to be considered as Obama's veep. "Last week I communicated to Sen. Obama and his presidential campaign my firm intention to remain in the United States Senate, where I believe I am best equipped to serve the people of Virginia and this country. Under no circumstances will I be a candidate for vice president.