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Bob McDonnell Makes First Remarks Since His Indictment

AP | By ALAN SUDERMAN | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Gov. Bob McDonnell received sustained applause from several hundred Virginia Republicans on Tuesday evening at a politic...

Former Lawmakers Call For Bob McDonnell's Charges To Be Dropped

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Five former Virginia attorneys general have asked a federal judge to consider their argument that public corruption charges aga...

Ex-GOP Gov Makes Special Request In Corruption Scandal

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife have asked a federal judge to order separate trials in their public...

Key McDonnell Request Gets Denied By Federal Judge

AP | ALAN SUDERMAN | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge is denying a request by former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's defense team to limit prosecutors' involvement in ...

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...

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,...

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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...

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

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...

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...

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...

Deal Reached In Former McDonnell Chef's Embezzlement Case

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — The former chef at the Virginia governor's mansion pleaded no contest Wednesday to reduced charges that he stole food from the f...

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...