By Michael J.W. Stickings Virginia may be turning blue, but its Republican Party -- the party of Gov. Bob McDonnell and Lt. Gov. Ken Cuccinelli -- is getting redder and redder. And crazier and crazier, perhaps because it knows deep down that it's losing the state. Show More Summary
It's a sprawling, messy story. It involves the Virginia governor's mansion, a wedding, undisclosed vacations, a "naturally-occuring alkaloid" called anatabine, a struggling company, a corporate jet, and, just to top things off, a chef facing embezzlement charges. Show More Summary
The proposed major North-South highway through Prince William and Loudoun counties landed another significant opponent Tuesday night when Rep. Frank Wolf sent a detailed letter to Gov. Bob McDonnell, saying the approval process should be delayed until other alternatives can be explored and residents can be heard. Show More Summary
Can’t blame Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell if he’s a little gun shy about weddings these days. That’s probably why we’re just hearing about his eldest daughter’s nuptials last weekend. Jeanine McDonnell married Adam Zubowsky Saturday — not in the governor’s … Continue reading ?
You might think that with all the fussing from conservatives about the revenue portion of his transportation plan and coverage about gifts from donors that Virginia voters might be disenchanted with Gov. Bob McDonnell. Actually, he’s never been more popular. … Continue reading ?
(CNN) – Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell got some good news Monday after a new poll indicated the Republican governor's approval ratings remained high among voters in the commonwealth. The numbers were released a week after the Washington Post reported the FBI was probing ties between the Republican governor and a top campaign donor who paid [...]
When Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) traveled to South Carolina in January 2012 to endorse Mitt Romney for president and later to the GOP convention, Secretary of the Commonwealth Janet Vestal Kelly flew each place separately, the Richmond Times Dispatch reports. "Both of the Cabinet official's trips were provided by Star Scientific Inc. Show More Summary
Hard-left Daily Beast writer Michael Tomasky has a nasty habit of smearing conservatives every chance gets, and it seems he has found his newest target, Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-Va.). Writing in a May 1 piece for the online publication Tomasky used...
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell The FBI is looking into Gov. Bob McDonnell's relationship with a major donor who paid the catering bill at the Virginia Republican's daughter's 2011 wedding, and the more details you read, the worse it sounds. Show More Summary
Republican Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell denied any wrongdoing in his business dealings with a family friend and donor, saying Tuesday that an FBI probe into that relationship does not impair his ability to serve as governor. McDonnell largely dismissed a Washington Post re …
RICHMOND, Virginia (Reuters) - Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell on Tuesday declined to confirm a newspaper report that the FBI was investigating his relationship with a political campaign donor but said that any probe would not affect his ability to gov...
Jamelle Bouie / The American Prospect Just last year, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell was touted as a top-tier candidate for national office. Successful and well-liked in the Commonwealth, he could sell conservatism as a reasonable,Show More Summary
I feel like maybe a half to a third of trouble pols get into end up being with supplement/vitamin makers. Here's the latest, with VA Gov. Bob McDonnell. Here's what you need to know....
Gov. Bob in happier times! This seems like such small beans compared to the crimes of the bankers who crashed the world's economy and bled it dry. On the other hand, it is wingnut Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, one of the "new faces" of...Show More Summary
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) is wrapping his final months in office, and would no doubt like to leave on a high note, en route to pursing higher office. But at this point, instead of spending time with volunteers in Iowa and New Hampshire, it looks like Governor Ultrasound wi …
(CNN) – Virginia's Gov. Bob McDonnell said Tuesday his personal relationship with a top donor had not affected any government decisions, and that a federal investigation into the relationship would not affect his ability to govern the commonwealth. His remarks came after reports the FBI is probing ties between the Republican governor and a top [...]
The feds want to know about the relationship between McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, and the chief executive of a supplements manufacturer. FBI agents have asked questions about gifts the McDonnells have received from company CEO Jonnie Williams and whether the Republican governor or his administration aided the company in return. The review was first [...]
The FBI is looking into the relationship between VA Gov. Bob McDonnell and a campaign donor. Iowa's Governor doesn't like the sound of "Senator Steve King." The Army Corps of Engineers has arrived in West, TX to help investigate why that fertilizer plant blew up. The debris foun …
FBI agents are conducting interviews about the relationship between Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, his wife, Maureen, and a major campaign donor who paid for the food at the wedding of the governor's daughter, the Washington Post reports. The...Show More Summary
Two people close to a federal investigation of a nutritional supplements manufacturer say the FBI is examining the relationship the company and its chief executive have with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife.