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Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb said Sunday he is still trying to figure out if he could launch a viable bid for presidency in 2016. He will enter if he can be convinced that he can compete financially without selling out on the core issues he wants to push. (Associated Press)

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Former U.S. Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., gestures during a talk at the AP Day at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. Webb has formed an exploratory committee to look into his running for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) ** FILE **

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Sen. Jim Webb Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Jim Webb has formed a presidential exploratory committee and brings a most interesting resume to the table. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Sen. Jon Tester, Montana Democrat, speaks at the state Capitol in Helena on Oct. 2, 2012, while campaigning with help from fellow Democratic Sen. Jim Webb of Virginia. (Associated Press)

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FILE - This 2011 file photo provided by former U.S. Sen. Jim Webb shows Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen. In February 2014 after a high-profile trial, Wright Allen overturned Virginia's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. (AP Photo/Courtesy U.S. Sen. Jim Webb via The Virginian-Pilot, File)

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This 2011 photo provided by former U.S. Sen. Jim Webb shows Judge Arenda Wright Allen. She has been on the federal bench for less than three years, and is now overseeing the highest-profile case of her short judicial career: a lawsuit seeking to overturn Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage. (AP Photo/Courtesy U.S. Sen. Jim Webb via The Virginian-Pilot) MAGS OUT

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**FILE** Sen. Jon Tester, Montana Democrat, speaks at the state Capitol in Helena on Oct. 2, 2012, while campaigning with help from fellow Democratic Sen. Jim Webb of Virginia. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Sen. Jon Tester, Montana Democrat, speaks at the state Capitol in Helena on Oct. 2, 2012, while campaigning with help from fellow Democratic Sen. Jim Webb of Virginia. (Associated Press)

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Tim Kaine, Democrat and former Virginia governor, arrives Nov. 6, 2012, to a cheering audience at his election night party at the Richmond Marriott in Richmond, Va., after defeating George Allen in the race for the U.S. Senate seat of the retiring Jim Webb. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Tim Kaine, Democrat and former Virginia governor, arrives Nov. 6, 2012, to a cheering audience at his election night party at the Richmond Marriott in Richmond, Va., after defeating George Allen in the race for the U.S. Senate seat of the retiring Jim Webb. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Senate candidate Tim Kaine (left) is joined by Sens. Mark R. Warner (center) and Jim Webb, both fellow Virginia Democrats, in greeting his supporters after speaking at a campaign rally at Claude Moore Park in Sterling, Va., on Monday. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden arrive to join Virginia Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.), and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) at a campaign rally at the Heritage Farm Museum at Claude Moore Park, Sterling, Va., Monday, November 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden arrive to join Virginia Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.), and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) at a campaign rally at the Heritage Farm Museum at Claude Moore Park, Sterling, Va., Monday, November 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine is welcomed to the stage by Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.), and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) at a campaign rally at the Heritage Farm Museum at Claude Moore Park, Sterling, Va., Monday, November 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, left, is welcomed to the stage by Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.), second from right, and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), right, at a campaign rally at the Heritage Farm Museum at Claude Moore Park, Sterling, Va., Monday, November 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, speaks at a campaign rally on stage with Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) before welcoming out Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden at a campaign rally at the Heritage Farm Museum at Claude Moore Park, Sterling, Va., Monday, November 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)