Webb Announces Three Members of Transitional Team

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In a press release issued at 4:30 p.m. EST today, Democrat Jim Webb announced three members of his transitional team.

The three are former Virginia Second District Congressman Owen Pickett; Virginia House of Delegates member and 2001 Democratic nominee for Virginia Attorney General, Donald McEachin; and former Chief of Staff to U.S. Senator Chuck Robb, Tom Lehner.

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