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Daughter Says Maureen McDonnell Had 'Mild Obsession' With Jonnie Williams

AP | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The eldest daughter of former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that her parents' marriage had been troubled for many year...

Bob McDonnell Says Prosecutor's Accusation Is 'Completely Off Base'

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

(Adds more testimony by McDonnell) By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va., Aug 26 (Reuters) - Former Virginia Governor Robert ...

Bob McDonnell Back On The Witness Stand In Corruption Trial

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va., Aug 26 (Reuters) - Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell returns for more prosecution questioning on Tuesday during the fifth wee...

Bob McDonnell Trial Enters Fifth Week

AP | LARRY O'DELL and MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faced sharp questions Monday from prosecutors about his personal finances, his interactions ...

Prosecutors To Wrap Up Corruption Case Against Bob And Maureen McDonnell

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va., Aug 13 (Reuters) - The prosecution's case against former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his w...

Maureen McDonnell's Ex-Aide Called Her A 'Nutbag'

AP | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The onetime chief of staff to Virginia's former first lady said Wednesday that she never saw any hint of a romantic relationshi...

Focus Of McDonnell Corruption Trial Takes Unusual Turn

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

(Updates with Tuesday testimony) By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va., Aug 5 (Reuters) - A top Virginia health adviser testi...

Maureen McDonnell Reportedly Told Ann Romney A Dietary Supplement Could Cure Her MS

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

Maureen McDonnell, wife of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R), told Ann Romney that a drug from the company run by the man she and her husband are...

Star Witness In McDonnell Trial Denies Affair With Former Governor's Wife

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The key prosecution witness in former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's trial testified Monday that he never saw any signs the gove...

Businessman 'Didn't Want Anyone To Know' About Gifts To Bob McDonnell

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va., July 31 (Reuters) - The businessman who, federal prosecutors say, gave gifts and loans to former Virg...

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...

Trial Reveals McDonnell's Wife Had 'Crush' On CEO

AP | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An attorney for the wife of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says during the couple's corruption trial that their marriage wa...

McDonnell, Wife Face Corruption Charges

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

(Updates with jury selection complete, case adjourned until Tuesday for opening arguments) By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, ...

Big Glitch In McDonnell Case Fixed

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say they have corrected technical problems that effectively delayed the transfer of a vast amount of comput...

Three Plays, Three Scripts: Obama's Drone, Christie's Dodge and McDonnell's Dig

Alan Kelly | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Alan Kelly

If, as the adage goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, then the weight of the recent landmark speeches by Messrs. Obama, Christie and McDonnell is telling... maybe.

CEO Of Company In Bob McDonnell Scandal Steps Down

AP | Posted 12.27.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A troubled dietary supplement maker in Virginia will start next year off with a new leader after its chief executive stepped do...

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...

Embattled GOP Gov. Speaks About Friendship With Donor

AP | BOB LEWIS | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- For four years, Jonnie R. Williams Sr. and Gov. Bob McDonnell shared a friendship that afforded Williams access to the pinnacle o...

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...

Luke Johnson

McDonnell Makes About-Face

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an attempt to quash an ethics scandal that has led to resignation rumors, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) said that loans made to his...

'Hobnobber' Scrutinized In McDonnell Investigation

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. -- When Jonnie R. Williams believed he had discovered a way to make tobacco less harmful, the Virginia car salesman-turned-entrepreneur ...

FBI Questions Link Between GOP Gov, Donor, Sources Say

AP | BOB LEWIS | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — Two people close to a federal investigation of a nutritional supplements manufacturer say the FBI is examining the relationship ...