RICHMOND, Virginia—Former Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell was looking confident as he appeared before a three-judge panel of the 4 th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday morning, appealing his blockbuster public corruption conviction...Show More Summary
Prosecutors and defense attorneys will make in-person pitches on Tuesday to a panel of federal appeals court judges about whether to vacate or uphold the public corruption convictions of former Virginia governor Robert McDonnell — an important moment in the case, even though the judges’ decision is likely still months away. Read full article >>
Mona Charen has a terrific column on the homepage today, asking why the media is demanding a “smoking gun” for Hillary Clinton when the same standards haven’t applied to other politicians like Bob McDonnell. Sometimes the array of dead...Show More Summary
The dietary supplements company that figured in the scandal involving former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is trying to transform itself into a drug developer, but ran into a glitch when a board member resigned after a dispute over a clinical trial.
Federal prosecutors filed their first response to an appeal by former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell on Thursday. McDonnell was convicted of 11 counts of public corruption last September, relating from his relationship with a Richmond businessman who had given him over $177,000 in loans and gifts. McDonnell contends that......
When Virginia’s former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were charged earlier this year in a 14-count federal indictment, it seemed the story could get no more depressing than it already was. The McDonnells stand accused of trading the prestige of the governor’s office to Jonnie R. Show More Summary
Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell, who in January was sentenced to 24 months in prison for corruption, has listed the home he once shared with his estranged wife and fellow convict, Maureen McDonnell, for sale. The couple’s huge Henrico County home, with its 6,000 square feet and six bedrooms, can be yours for $944,000. The McDonnell’s bought the […]
In filing a notice of appeal in federal court, Bob McDonnell said the basis by which he was accused would subject many more to criminal charges
Today's comic by is Jen Sorensen 'Right to be a jerk' states: McDonnell seeks reversal of corruption convictions: Former governor Bob McDonnell on Monday asked the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to toss out his 11 corruption convictions or reverse them and order a new trial. “The government’s case against former Governor Robert F. Show More Summary
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...
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 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 […]
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
The wife of former Gov. Bob McDonnell could face a sentence of 18 months
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.
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
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. 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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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.