The freshman Senator of Virginia has said his proposal to expand college tuition benefits for veterans is not about politics, but debate over the measure has landed right in the middle of the presidential campaign. Jim Webb, a combat Vietnam veteran and former Navy Secretary in the Reagan Administration, discusses what brought him back to the Democratic Party and the direction he thinks the party and politics should take.


  • Jim Webb Is a Democratic Senator from Virginia. He is former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs and Navy Secretary in the Reagan administration and author of nine books, including, "A Time to Fight."

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