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Former U.S. Sen. Jim Webb announced on Thursday he would make a bid for the White House in 2016, becoming the fifth Democrat to challenge front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton on what is expected to be her march to the nomination.

Webb, 69, who represented Virginia in the U.S. Senate from 2007 to 2012, formed a presidential exploratory committee in November and called for more “positive, visionary leadership” in the United States.

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