Webb Campaign Press Release - Jim Webb Considering Independent Run for Presidency, Campaign Says
Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb, a Democratic candidate for president in the 2016 race, is considering an independent run, his campaign announced today.
Webb is set to discuss "his candidacy, the campaign, and his views of the political parties in the current election cycle" tomorrow in Washington DC, according to his campaign's announcement.
Webb, previously a Republican, switched to join the Democratic party in 2006, right before he ran for one of Virginia's Senate seats.
Webb announced that he would run as a candidate for the Democratic nomination on July 2, 2015. However, he has not opened any headquarters in the crucial primary states of Iowa and New Hampshire.
Jim Webb, Webb Campaign Press Release - Jim Webb Considering Independent Run for Presidency, Campaign Says Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/325766