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Press Release - Jim Webb: Democratic Party Has 'Moved Way Far to the Left'

July 12, 2015

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Democratic presidential candidate Jim Webb said his party has "moved way far to the left" and is "not my Democratic Party in and of itself" in an interview with "Fox News Sunday."

The former Virginia senator and Navy secretary, who recently declared his presidential bid, was asked who his base is in a party that is excited by liberals like Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.

"I believe we can bring a different tone to the Democratic party," Webb told Fox News' Bret Baier. "You're right, the party has moved way far to the left. That's not my Democratic Party in and of itself. We need to bring working people back into the formula."

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