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Bob McDonnell Gifts

Mitt Romney Donates Large Sum To Former Governor's Legal Defense Fund

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has made a $10,000 personal donation to embattled former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s (R) lega...

Former Virginia First Lady At Heart Of Gift Scandal

AP | ALLEN G. BREED and BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Elaine Kubiak finds it impossible to reconcile the social-climbing, bullying and bizarre-acting former first lady of Virg...

McDonnell's Pre-Trial Talks Limited By Federal Judge

AP | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

BY ALAN SUDERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge is limiting what former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Mau...

McDonnell Corruption Case Is No Slam Dunk, Lawyers Say

AP | ALAN SUDERMAN and ERIC TUCKER | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife are accused of taking at least $165,000 in loans and gifts to help the chief ex...

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Bob McDonnell, Wife Indicted On Federal Corruption Charges

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and his wife, Maureen, were indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday on a combined 14 counts rela...

McDonnell Decision Delayed By Justice Dept. Officials: Report

www.washingtonpost.com | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

Federal prosecutors told Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell last week that he and his wife would be charged in connection with a gift scandal, but seni...

Scandal Stains McDonnell's Last Days In Office

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 11.28.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Bob McDonnell's national profile ascended fast in four years as Virginia governor. He delivered the Republican response to the...

Cuccinelli Makes Move To Return Gifts

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

In a sharp reversal, Virginia attorney general and Republican candidate for governor Ken Cuccinelli announced Tuesday that he had donated the value of...

McDonnell Reportedly Was Aware Of Controversial Gifts

Washington Post | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics

Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell was aware of gifts and financial help provided by a wealthy Richmond area businessman during the same months the gov...

Prosecutors To Decide Soon On Filing Charges Against McDonnell

Washington Post | Posted 08.18.2013 | Politics

Attorneys for Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, will spend Monday locked in separate hours-long meetings trying to convince fed...

McDonnell Scandal Gets Even More Complicated

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

By Brendan O'Brien Aug 17 (Reuters) - The first lady of Virginia bought and held Star Scientific stock when she and her husband Gover...

Embattled GOP Gov. Speaks About Friendship With Donor

AP | BOB LEWIS | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- For four years, Jonnie R. Williams Sr. and Gov. Bob McDonnell shared a friendship that afforded Williams access to the pinnacle o...

More Questionable McDonnell Dealings Unveiled

Washington Post | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

A Virginia Beach radiologist lent $50,000 to a real estate corporation owned by Gov. Robert F. McDonnell and his sister in 2010 — the same year the ...

McDonnell Denies Cuccinelli Request Amid Scandal

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

Amid an ongoing scandal involving the receipt of gifts from a campaign contributor, embattled Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) declined a Monday reques...

McDonnell Says Big Wedding Gift Returned

AP | BOB LEWIS | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — Gov. Bob McDonnell said Wednesday that his daughter Cailin has returned the $15,000 check she received for her wedding from Jonn...

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Bob McDonnell Makes Huge Reversal On Gifts

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) announced Tuesday that he is working to return all gifts from Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams, in an...

Former Obama Adviser: Virginia Governor Should Step Down

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

Robert Gibbs, former adviser to President Barack Obama, called on embattled Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) to resign Monday amid an ethics scandal an...

McDonnell: 'I'm Not Going Anywhere'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) denied Wednesday that he would resign amid an ethics scandal, but did not answer directly whether he would repay gifts...

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McDonnell Makes About-Face

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an attempt to quash an ethics scandal that has led to resignation rumors, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) said that loans made to his...

Emails Reveal More Complicated McDonnell Ties

Washington Post | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

Jonnie R. Williams Sr., the wealthy nutritional supplement maker at the center of Gov. Robert F. McDonnell’s gifts scandal, met with Virginia’s he...

GOP Governor's Approval Rating Takes Hit In Scandal

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

Scandal-plagued Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's (R) approval rating has dropped 12 percentage points in the past two months, according to a survey relea...

McDonnell Scandal Spills Over To Tea Party Favorite

The Daily Beast | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

You have to wonder if Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is wishing he’d just had an old-fashioned extramarital affair. The media and public are used to th...

Cuccinelli Tries To Back Away From Gift Scandal

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, the state's 2013 Republican nominee for governor, is trying to distance himself from a gifts scandal engulfi...

McDonnell, Facing Scrutiny Over Gifts, Eyes Law Changes

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Olympia Meola | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

Gov. Bob McDonnell, under scrutiny for gifts given to him and his family, said this morning that he's looked into potential changes in the state's gif...

Dem Calls For McDonnell To Resign As Questions Mount Over Donor Gifts

The Virginian-Pilot | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics

Two years ago, the capital city was awash in black and gold excitement as the Virginia Commonwealth University men's basketball team made a thrilling ...