February 9, 2011 Webb's decision ends the chance of a rematch of the 2006 race which Webb won narrowly over Allen.
Sen. Jim Webb gestures while answering a question during a press conference in Hanoi on Aug. 19, 2009.
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February 9, 2011 Webb's come-from-behind victory over Republican Sen. George Allen in 2008 gave Democrats control of the Senate.
April 29, 2010 British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's open microphone — in which he called a voter "bigoted" in the privacy of his limo — reminds one of other impolitic things that politicians have said and wish they hadn't.
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