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Jason Linkins

Bob McDonnell's Trial Comes To Merciful End, But The Weirdness And The Shame Remain

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.07.2014 | 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."

Bob McDonnell Testifies In His Corruption Trial

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT and LARRY O'DELL | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand in his public corruption trial Wednesday as his lawyers put on day three of their defe...

McDonnell Struggled To Rein In His Wife: Witness

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT and LARRY O'DELL | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Gov. Bob McDonnell struggled to rein in his wife's erratic behavior, causing turmoil throughout the executive staff and ...

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...

Prosecutors Rest Corruption Case Against Bob McDonnell And His Wife

AP | ALAN SUDERMAN and LARRY O'DELL | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors wrapped up their case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, o...

Former State AG Testifies In Bob McDonnell Trial

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The wealthy businessman who lavished former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife with thousands of dollars in gifts and loa...

Bob McDonnell Touted Pill Marketed By Questionable Donor At Meeting, Official Says

AP | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell ended a meeting in his office by touting the effectiveness of an anti-inflammatory pill mark...

Jason Linkins

Bob McDonnell's Legal Team Unfurls Genius 'It's-All-The-Woman's-Fault' Defense Strategy

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Bob McDonnell Makes First Remarks Since His Indictment

AP | By ALAN SUDERMAN | Posted 08.17.2014 | 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,...

Luke Johnson

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 ...