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“11 amicus briefs filed in support of Bob McDonnell

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Former lawyers for Democratic presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton are among the signers of 11 amicus briefs backing former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. The high court could decide before the new year … Continue reading ?

Bob McDonnell’s high-profile supporters urge Supreme Court to take case

Former state attorneys general, governors and others support the former Virginia governor

Virginia Democrats step up fundraising ahead of November

But Terry McAuliffe’s PAC is no richer than Bob McDonnell’s was four years ago.

Ed Gillespie to the rescue for Virginia GOP?

The last few years have been dismal for Virginia Republicans. Both of Virginia’s U.S. senators are Democrats. Its governor is a Democrat. The last GOP governor, Bob McDonnell, went from rising star and potential presidential aspirant to disgraced felon. The one bright spot, if a loss can be called “bright,” was the 2014 Senate race […]

Supreme Court Temporarily Spares Bob McDonnell From Prison... Again

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) will be sitting out his prison sentence for a while longer. On Monday, the court agreed to temporarily delay an appellate court judgment that effectively would have required McDonnell to report to prison for his multiple convictions on corruption charges. Show More Summary

#SCOTUS Lets VA Gov. McDonnell Stay Out of Jail for Now: What It Means

Via Chris Geidner comes this order from the Supreme Court keeping Virginia ex-governor Bob McDonnell out of jail pending a Supreme Court decision whether or not to hear his case after he lost in the trial court and the 4th … Continue reading ?

Bob McDonnell Wants The Supreme Court To Do Something It Doesn't Do

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) got a brief reprieve from Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Monday. Now, he wants a much longer one. The governor-turned-felon is asking Roberts to let him stay out of prison on bail while he pursues a full appeal of his conviction on corruption charges before the Supreme Court. Show More Summary

Thanks To Chief Justice Roberts, Bob McDonnell To Stay Out Of Prison ... For Now

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

In a short order issued Monday, Chief Justice John Roberts spared former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell from prison while he appeals his case to the Supreme Court. The request from McDonnell's lawyers arrived at the Supreme Court on Friday...Show More Summary

Former Va. Governor Bob McDonnell Ordered To Report To Prison During Appeal Process

But he still has one last shot at keeping his freedom during the appeal process. [ more › ]

Morning Roundup: Street Art Edition

In the news: Bob McDonnell wants to take his case to the Supreme Court, Maryland warns about increase in boating fatalities, and more. [ more › ]

Court Won’t Hear McDonnell’s Appeal

“A federal appeals court on Tuesday declined to review the case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, letting his convictions on public corruption charges stand,” the AP reports. “It’s unclear whether Bob McDonnell will now be required to report to prison. He can [...]

Court won’t reconsider conviction of ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell

4 months agoNews : NY Daily News

An appeals court declined to review the case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, letting his convictions on corruption charges stand.

Mark Herring, retroactive punishment and Bob McDonnell’s pension

Pope Francis urges us to speak of justice for the weak, the damned and the politically untouchable when others will not. Disgraced former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell (R) is in this group. He has been getting a state pension for more than a year. On Friday, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring issued an opinion saying Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe […]

Jail Looms for Ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell After Court Rejects Appeal

Jail time is becoming ever more likely for former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, who was convicted of public corruption charges last year. McDonnell's conviction stemmed from accepting $177,000 in loans, gifts, and other perks in exchange for promoting a friend's dietary supplements. McDonnell was sentenced to two years in......

Appeals court affirms convictions of former Virginia governor

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell appeared to be headed to jail Friday after a federal appeals court affirmed his convictions on 11 counts of selling his office to help a businessman who plied him with gifts and loans.

Nontroversy Over Dylann Roof's Background Check, OPM Director Out, Brewer Defends Trump: P.M. Links

5 months agoNews : Reason

The FBI says Dylann Roof shouldn't have been able to buy a gun and a "loophole" is to blame. Looks more like mere government incompetence to Brian Doherty, though. Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's appeal went nowhere. Former Arizona Gov. Show More Summary

Former Gov. McDonnell's Conviction Affirmed By Appeals Court

5 months agoNews : The Two-Way

After the ruling, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said he never violated his oath of office; his lawyers say they'll continue to fight the conviction.

Official Acts

The 4 th Circuit Court of Appeals has unanimously affirmed the conviction for federal corruption against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. Unless the U.S. Supreme Court or the entire 4 th Circuit issues a stay, it now looks likely that the former governor will have to report to federal prison. Show More Summary

Appeals Court Upholds Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell's Convictions

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's public corruption convictions. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously upheld the convictions Friday. A jury...Show More Summary

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