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Jason Linkins

Bob McDonnell's Trial Comes To Merciful End, But The Weirdness And The Shame Remain | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

So, that happened: Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's (R) career as a professional defendant has finished its first big story arc, with he and wife Maureen being convicted of 20 counts of corruption between them.

Analysis of the Bob McDonnell Trial and That Crazy Story About Pagans and Fortune Tellers (Video)

Dan McDermott | Posted 10.23.2014 | DC
Dan McDermott

I discussed the corruption trial of former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell and the controversy over whether Front Royal, Va. should keep a ban against fortune tellers, "gypsies" and practitioners of the "magic arts."

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...

Jason Linkins

Bob McDonnell's Legal Team Unfurls Genius 'It's-All-The-Woman's-Fault' Defense Strategy | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

Remember former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell? He was once thought of as a possible Republican presidential candidate by the people who evaluate such ma...

Stewart Goes After GOP Governors

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Two Republican governors continue to see major scandals surround their leadership, and Jon Stewart took on Bob McDonnell and Chris Christie and their,...

Luke Johnson

Bob McDonnell, Wife Indicted On Federal Corruption Charges | 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...

Bob McDonnell, Wife Indicted On Federal Corruption Charges: Report

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and wife Maureen were indicted on federal corruption charges Monday, the Washington Post reports. The couple...

McDonnell Decision Delayed By Justice Dept. Officials: Report | 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...

McDonnell Laments 'Heartbreaking And Humbling' Troubles

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

As he serves out the final weeks of a scandal-tainted term, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) lamented troubles tied to a federal investigation into gif...

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...

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...

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...

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, 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 ...

McDonnell Donor Reportedly Bought Governor Rolex Watch

Washington Post | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

A prominent political donor purchased a Rolex watch for Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell, according to two people with knowledge of the gift, and the...

Assault Charges Dropped Against Former Aide To Virginia Governor

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

Charges against Eric Finkbeiner, a former senior policy adviser to Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R), were dropped Thursday after both the defendant and...

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's Wife Paid As Consultant To Coal Philanthropy

Washington Post | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

Maureen McDonnell, the wife of Virginia’s governor, was paid $36,000 last year to attend a handful of meetings as a consultant to the philanthropic ...

Bob McDonnell Embroiled In Odd Scandal

The New Republic | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

Dietary supplements. A wedding caterer charged with embezzlement. Disputes about who’s picking up the bill. The makings of another downscale-America...

Republicans Face Mess As Potential Scandals Emerge

Daily Beast | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

Over the weekend, The Washington Post published a pair of stories revealing questionable relationships between Star Scientific, a dietary and tobacco ...

McDonnell Ties To Major Donor Examined

Washington Post | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics

Gov. Robert F. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, had about 200 guests to Virginia’s historic Executive Mansion for their daughter Cailin’s wedding ...