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Defense Lawyers Move For Acquittal In McDonnell Trial

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va., Aug 15 (Reuters) - Defense lawyers for former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife, Mauree...

New Twist Unfolds In McDonnell Scandal

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's lawyers are asking a judge to give them access to evidence in a civil case against dietary...

Embattled CEO Resigning After Scandal With GOP Gov.

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The head of a dietary supplement maker entangled in a political scandal with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell ...

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...

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...

Luke Johnson

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...

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...

Virginia First Lady's Controversial Shopping Spree

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Jim Nolan | Posted 08.25.2013 | DC

In the spring of 2011, Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell flew to New York and was treated to a high-end shopping spree courtesy of Star Scientific...

GOP Gov. Reportedly Billed Public For Sunscreen, Dog Vitamins

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Virginia Governor and possible Republican presidential candidate Bob McDonnell used taxpayer money to pay for sunscreen and dog...

McDonnell Gets FBI Scrutiny

AP | BOB LEWIS | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — Gov. Bob McDonnell said Tuesday his administration never gave special treatment to a dietary supplement company that is under a ...

McDonnell's Bizarre Wedding Gift Scandal Takes New Turn

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Jim Nolan and Olympia Meola | Posted 06.11.2013 | DC

Gov. Bob McDonnell and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, under scrutiny for their ties to Star Scientific, said Wednesday they would be open to legisla...