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.
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