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Ryan J. Reilly

Bob McDonnell Sentenced To Prison | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who was once on the short list of potential Republican vice presidential nominees, was sentenced to two years in p...

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."

Bob McDonnell Had His Charm, E-I-E-I-O...

Rick Horowitz | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

A Scandal Sing-Along!...

Maureen McDonnell Spent Thousands From Husband's PAC On Clothes, Other Items | Posted 07.27.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND — Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell bought nearly $9,800 in clothing with money from her husband’s political action committee and tap...

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 Proposes 'Game-Changing' Tax Change

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Olympia Meola | Posted 03.11.2013 | DC

On the eve of the 2013 General Assembly session, Gov. Bob McDonnell proposed increasing the state's sales tax and eliminating the gasoline tax in an o...

'The Grinch Who Tolled Christmas'

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Bill McKelway | Posted 02.10.2013 | DC

SUSSEX -- Hundreds of residents of this rural Southside county overwhelmed with opposition Monday night an interstate highway toll operation that spea...

Chris Kirkham

'Lock Them Up Forever And Let People Make Money Off Of It' | Chris Kirkham | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business

Virginia is in the final stages of reviewing proposals that would privatize a mental health treatment facility for sex offenders who can be held indef...

If He Were President, the Far Right Would Lead Romney Around by a Ring in His Nose

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Robert Creamer

When you have no core values, it's always much easier to go along with the demands of passionate, committed true-believers than it is to stand your ground. And the Far Right knows this is true.

Abortion Hangs Over D.C. Budget Autonomy Efforts

| Posted 02.27.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff The elation that greeted Virginia GOP Gov. Bob McDonnell's announcement last week that he backs giving D.C. control...

Va. Gov. Supports D.C. Budget Autonomy

| Posted 02.23.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Giving momentum to the growing movement for D.C. budget autonomy, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) has signaled his ...

Will Virginia Get Rid Of Gun Background Checks?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Will Virginia do away with its state background checks for gun purchases? Will state lawmakers repeal a ban on purchasing more than one...

Will Democrats Sue Over Virginia's 20-20 Senate Split?

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Do Republicans have the right to assert full control over the Virginia Senate, which after this month's general elections will have a 20...

We're In Charge: Va. GOP Asserts Senate Majority

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As Republicans prepare to assert majority rule in the Virginia Senate following Tuesday's general elections, the one remaining unsettled...

One Va. Senate Seat In Question With 20-20 Chamber Split Possible

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The balance of power in the Virginia legislature remained uncertain following Tuesday's general election with one too-close-to-call Sena...

2011 Virginia Elections: Live Updates

Virginia Public Access Project | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

Complete election results from the Virginia Public Access Project....

President Obama OK's Quake Disaster Declaration For D.C.

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Tuesday approved a disaster declaration for the District of Columbia from August's 5.8 magnitude earthquake. Accor...

McDonnell Stands To Gain Most From GOP Legislative Sweep In Va.

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday is Election Day in Virginia. But with voter turnout expected to be low, it's hard to forecast exactly who will show up to the po...

Va. GOP Officials Condemn Message Depicting Zombie Obama With Bullet In Head

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.31.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Republican Party officials in Virginia have swiftly come out against a Halloween-oriented email message from the Loudoun County GOP comm...

McDonnell Requests Federal Disaster Declaration For Quake

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.20.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has formally requested a federal disaster declaration for Louisa County, the epicenter of the Aug. 23 5.8 ma...

Feds OK Tolling I-95 In Virginia

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.19.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Highway Administration has given its conditional blessing to Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's plan to toll portions of Intersta...

Amanda Terkel

Arkansas High Court Strikes Down Ban On Gay Adoptions | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arkansas' high court struck down the state's law barring same-sex couples from adopting on Thursday. In an opinion published without dis...

FCC Network Neutrality Rules Neither Socialism nor Sell-out

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

Despite what some politicians and pundits are saying, the FCC's vote on net neutrality is neither a government takeover of the Internet nor a complete sell-out to the telecommunications industry.

Part 3: Confederate Heritage Month -- What this All Really Means

Robert Mackey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Mackey

Why would a modern politician, well aware of the impact that announcing "Confederate Heritage Month" would have on not only his constituents but the media-blogosphere as well, do such a thing?

Virginia: Whereas Your Governor Is a Moron...

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

I, Robert McDonnell, governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby want the whole darn thing to go away.