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 ?
Former state attorneys general, governors and others support the former Virginia governor
But Terry McAuliffe’s PAC is no richer than Bob McDonnell’s was four years ago.
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 […]
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
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 ?
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
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
Josh Blackman reports on this emergency application. … Continue reading ?
But he still has one last shot at keeping his freedom during the appeal process. [ more › ]
In the news: Bob McDonnell wants to take his case to the Supreme Court, Maryland warns about increase in boating fatalities, and more. [ more › ]
“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 [...]
An appeals court declined to review the case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, letting his convictions on corruption charges stand.
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 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......
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.
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
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.
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
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