Jim Webb

Would Jim Webb Do Any Better as an Independent?

At the National Press Club Tuesday, Webb announced that he is dropping out of the Democratic presidential race. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

In this campaign that has given an early rise to political outsiders, experts say there could be a place for a presidential candidate to run as an independent for president of the United States.  

The question is whether Jim Webb is that candidate.  

Analysts: Clinton Commanding in First Democratic Debate

Clinton answers a question while Sanders, left, and O'Malley listen. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Tuesday night's Democratic debate showed that 2008 helped Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2015.

The experience the former first lady, senator and secretary of State gained debating Barack Obama in their race then gave her a command of the stage Tuesday her four opponents couldn’t match.