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Maureen McDonnell sentenced to year and a day

Rachel Maddow reports that Maureen McDonnell, wife of disgraced former Virginia governor, Bob McDonnell, was sentenced to a year and a day in jail for her...

Ex-Va. First Lady Maureen McDonnell Gets One Year in Jail for Bribery 

Former Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell was sentenced to one year in jail Friday for her role in a bribery and corruption scheme that tanked the career of her husband, former Governor Bob McDonnell. The McDonnells took more than $100,000 in "gifts" in exchange for promoting a ridiculous nutritional supplement made from tobacco. Show More Summary

Former 1st lady of Virginia sentence to 1 yr in federal pen

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell was sentenced to one year and one day behind bars Friday for her role in a corruption scheme in which she and her husband, former Gov. Bob McDonnell, were found guilty of promoting a wealthy businessman’s products in exchange for more than $165,000 in gifts and loans. Click here […]

McDonnell Sentencing: Ex-Virginia First Lady Gets One Year And A Day

Maureen McDonnell, the wife of former Governor Bob McDonnell, was sentenced Friday to 12 months and one day in federal prison after being convicted on corruption charges that also resulted in prison time for her husband. Judge James R. Show More Summary

Former Virginia First Lady faces sentencing for corruption

last weekNews / Crime : Crimesider

The wife of former Gov. Bob McDonnell could face a sentence of 18 months

Prosecutors ask for 18-month sentence for former Virginia first lady

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A month after former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was sentenced to two years in prison on public corruption charges, federal prosecutors asked a judge for an 18-month sentence for his wife and fellow participant in the scheme, Maureen McDonnell.

The Witch-hunt Against Bob McDonnell

In recent years, conservative politicians have found themselves prosecuted not for the types of crimes elected officials committed in the past like theft, bribery and nepotism, but instead for nebulous

The Witch-Hunt Against Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell

On January 7, former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, a conservative Republican once considered a leading contender for President, was sentenced by a judge to two years in federal prison.

Former Virginia Gov. McDonnell to remain free on bail pending appeal

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.

Convicted Ex-Virginia Governor’s Law License Revoked

Bob McDonnell’s conviction on 11 public corruption charges is not good for his law career. “Like” us on Facebook Now read this:New York State Assembly Speaker Arrested For Corruption (Jan 22, 2015) Chris Christie: The Most Corrupt Governor in America (Jan 7, 2015) Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell Sentenced To Two Years In Prison (Jan [...]

Top Corruption Prosecutor at the Justice Department Is Moving On

The head of the Justice Department's public corruption unit, which in recent years prosecuted former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and former Arizona Rep. Rick Renzi, is transferring out of Washington.

Judge Denies McDonnell Effort to Remain Free

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.

Judge rules on Bob McDonnell's request to remain free during appeal

2 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell's lawyers argued that his appeal could take nearly as long as his prison sentence

Unforgivable: The Governor and the Teen-ager

2 months agoNews : News Desk

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

Rachel Maddow Looks At Anti-Gay Former VA Governor Bob McDonnell's Dramatic Sentencing Hearing: VIDEO

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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...

Chris Christie: The Most Corrupt Governor in America

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 — [...]

Bob McDonnell Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

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......

Robertson: Bob McDonnell Was Seduced By A Woman, Just Like Adam Was

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

One of Pat Robertson's "charities" had offered to employ McDonnell in lieu of a prison sentence.

How the Bureau of Prisons will determine Bob McDonnell’s placement

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 […]

Prison life dos and dont's for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell

2 months agoHumor : Boing Boing

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

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