IN CHARGE: Gov. Terry McAuliffe has the authority to expand Medicaid, according to a letter written by former Gov. Bob McDonnell. By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau RICHMOND, Va. – A letter from then-Gov. Bob McDonnell to U.S. Show More Summary
The Virginia legislature is on its way to delaying some school reforms pushed by the former governor, Bob McDonnell, and reducing the number of Standards of Learning tests students are required to take. The state Senate on Tuesday passed bills to reduce by about 25 percent the number of SOLs students take — from 34 to […]
Mitt Romney applauded a corrupt Bob McDonnell. Why can't federal prosecutors? Expect this to grow into a thing: Is Eric Holder's Justice Department driven by a political agenda, or are the department's recent prosecutorial decisionsShow More Summary
Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s legal fees will be paid for by the state’s taxpayers. There are very legitimate reasons why state officials, including very high ranking officials such as McDonnell, should receive state-funded legal counsel. Show More Summary
[Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, arrive at federal court for a motions hearing in Richmond, Virginia, on Monday. Lawyers for McDonnell and his wife are expected to ask a judge to clarify who the former first couple can speak with prior to their July trial on corruption charges. Image via Steve Helber/AP.] Read more...
Former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife were recently indicted on 14 federal felony charges. The post Virginia’s Taxpayers Hit With $790,000 Legal Bill Arising From Charges Against Former Governor appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The front-running members of the Republican establishment have abandoned former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, once a Republican political darling. According to the Virginia Public Access Project (VPAP), McDonnell's legal defense fundShow More Summary
As a transplant to the D.C. area from Beijing, I felt nostalgic as I read about the indictment of my new neighbors, the former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen. On January 21st, a federal grand jury charged the couple...Show More Summary
A pair of once high-rising politicians has experienced a precipitous fall of late. One, former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, was indicted for improperly accepting thousands of dollars in gifts from a supporter who sought his help....Show More Summary
The McDonnell case offers us, again, the picture of a politics in which the concept of the public interest is seemingly fractured beyond any possibility of consensus.
Just about everything Americans need to know about the surge of income inequality is contained in the 43- page indictment last week of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. The Republican governor and his wife are accused of a sleazy exchange...Show More Summary
The Justice Department on Tuesday indicted Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and his wife, Maureen, on 14 counts stemming from their acceptance of gifts, luxury vacations, and large loans from a wealthy Virginia businessman. Included in the indictment is a list of cash and other assorted items the McDonnells received as gifts. Show More Summary
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Former Republican Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell rejected a plea deal last December in which he would have fallen on his sword to plead guilty to one felony fraud charge, avoid trial, and spare his wife all criminal charges. On Tuesday, McDonnell and his wife were indicted on 14 felony counts related to public corruption. Show More Summary
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is probably not looking so pleased with himself today. Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, appeared in court Friday morning to be arraigned on corruption charges that read like...Show More Summary
NBC's Domenico Montanaro peeks into the RNC's winter meeting and looks at the problems for Bob Menendez and Bob McDonnell.
(CNN) - Political rock stars in the night sky. Chris Christie is in early retrograde but he could pull out, Wendy Davis twinkles a little less brightly, while the only star associated with Bob McDonnell these days are worn by lawmen trying to put him in jail. And Rob Ford is, well, Rob Ford – […]
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges that they traded their influence for tens of thousands of dollars in gifts and loans, and both will be allowed to remain free until their trial.
Both were released on their own recognizance and ordered not to leave the country. The McDonnells are facing corruption charges stemming from gifts they received from a political donor.
McDonnell and his wife were indicted this week on corruption charges. [ more › ]