Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will not have to report to a federal prison in two weeks, a federal appeals court said Monday, in a move that bodes well for McDonnell’s appeal of his conviction on public corruption charges.
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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) “must report to prison on Feb. 9 after a federal judge today turned down his request to remain free on bond while he appeals his 11 corruption convictions,” the Richmond Times Dispatch reports.
Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell's lawyers argued that his appeal could take nearly as long as his prison sentence
Bob McDonnell, the disgraced ex-governor of Virginia, appealed for the mercy of the court, and he received it. A former Presidential prospect with a career in state politics, McDonnell, along with his wife, Maureen, was convicted inShow More Summary
As we reported yesterday, anti-gay former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell was sentenced to only two years in prison after being convicted on 11 counts of corruption this past September. The sentencing was somewhat of a shock to observers, as McDonnell...
Now that former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has been yanked out of political circulation with his two-year prison sentence, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) can officially ascend to the post of the Most Corrupt Governor In America. Seriously, mark your calendars because Sunday’s playoff game in Dallas heralded the end of the Christie presidential campaign — [...]
The saga of disgraced former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell came to some kind of resolution today as he was sentenced to two years in prison, less than what prosecutors wanted. McDonnell and his wife Maureen were charged last year with public corruption for taking $177,000 in gifts while McDonnell was......
One of Pat Robertson's "charities" had offered to employ McDonnell in lieu of a prison sentence.
There are three things former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell is most likely wishing for: A glowing letter of recommendation, the lucky push of a button and an 11th-hour phone call. On Feb. 9, McDonnell will begin serving a two-year sentence for public corruption. That leaves the ex-governor with little more than a month to get his affairs in order. The first order of […]
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is about to spend two years in prison on federal corruption charges. Tim Mak of The Daily Beast asked two other well-known politician/felons -- ex-congressman Bob Ney and lobbyist Jack Abramoff -- what advice they could share about making prison life less unpleasant. Read the rest
(Photo via Twitter) Anti-gay former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison after being convicted in September on charges of corruption. While McDonnell had originally faced up to two decades in prison, the maximum possible...
Prosecutors wanted 10 years, but the judge said two was enough. U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer said he was moved by the outpouring of support for McDonnell, though he could not ignore the jury’s verdict. “A price must be paid,” Spencer said. “Unlike Pontius Pilate, I can’t wash my hands of it all. A [...]
Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell was sentenced to two years in prison today. Probation recommended, and prosecutors sought a 10 to 12 year sentence, in accordance with the guidelines. Good lawyering by the defense team. The sentencing guidelines are... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
After all the finger pointing, the disgraced, former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell is going to serve time in prison for corruption. Two years are a lot shorter than the ten years that prosecutors had wanted.
Bob McDonnell, yet another GOP up and come derailed by his own hubris, got a light sentence of two years: A federal judge sentenced former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell to two years in prison Tuesday — a term far lower than what prosecutors had sought and one that means the popular politician will be [Read more...]
Despite the nearly 450 people who begged leniency on his behalf—including his totally chill, well-spoken daughters —former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell was sentenced today to two years in prison on corruption charges. Read more.....
(Paul Mirengoff) Judge James Spencer has sentenced former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell to two years in prison. This represents a win for McDonnell, who faced the possibility of being sentenced to a term of more than ten years, as the government wanted. Show More Summary
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison for public corruption. A jury found the Republican guilty on 11 counts of corruption in September. Prosecutors had recommended that U.S. District Judge James Spencer sentence the former governor to at least 10 years in prison. Show More Summary