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Kingston Daily Freeman
ALAN CHARTOCK: It’s American as apple pie, but leaves a bad tastecandidates, and it certainly did. The second decision was really tricky. It in
ALAN CHARTOCK: It’s American as apple pie, but leaves a bad taste
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 2 days ago
candidates, and it certainly did. The second decision was really tricky. It involved the case of former Governor Bob McDonnell of Virginia, who, along with his wife, was accused and convicted of all kinds of bad, greedy stuff. However,... Read more
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Daily Press
DP Buzz: Phil Hamiltonmholtzclaw@dailypress.com with the subject "DP Buzz." This week's question: No
DP Buzz: Phil Hamilton
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
mholtzclaw@dailypress.com with the subject "DP Buzz." This week's question: Now that the Supreme Court has overturned Bob McDonnell's conviction, should the conviction or sentencing of former Del. Phil Hamilton be reconsidered? No. I couldn't... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Feds get 3-week extension for McDonnell casehave filed a motion to request three additional weeks to declare their intent t
Feds get 3-week extension for McDonnell case
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
have filed a motion to request three additional weeks to declare their intent to re-try former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell on corruption charges. “The parties have been conferring, and that process has progressed but has not been... Read more
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NBC Washington
Justice Dept., Defense Seek New Deadline in McDonnell CaseThe U.S. Attorney wants three more weeks to consider the next steps in the case
Justice Dept., Defense Seek New Deadline in McDonnell Case
NBC Washington / Posted 3 days ago
The U.S. Attorney wants three more weeks to consider the next steps in the case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, whose corruption conviction was overturned by the Supreme Court in a ruling that will make it harder to prosecute elected officials... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Decision on McDonnell case put on hold until SeptemberTwo months after the U.S. Supreme Court threw out the conviction of former Virg
Decision on McDonnell case put on hold until September
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
Two months after the U.S. Supreme Court threw out the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, attorneys said Friday they will continue examining the case for another three weeks. "The parties jointly request that the case be held in... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Judge: NY ex-Assembly speaker can remain free during appealthis summer improves his chances on appeal. It reversed the public corruption c
Judge: NY ex-Assembly speaker can remain free during appeal
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 4 days ago
this summer improves his chances on appeal. It reversed the public corruption conviction of former Virginia Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell. Caproni says Silver can remain free on appeal because it is a "close question" whether legal instructions the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why Hillary Clinton's shadiness won't be fatalway up front: This is almost certainly not illegal. For that, Clinton should se
Why Hillary Clinton's shadiness won't be fatal
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
way up front: This is almost certainly not illegal. For that, Clinton should send bushels of roses to former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, his lawyers and their legal defense fund donors, who won a ruling from the Supreme Court that setting up a... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Judge: Sheldon Silver can remain free during appealin light of the high court's findings when it reversed the public corruption co
Judge: Sheldon Silver can remain free during appeal
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
in light of the high court's findings when it reversed the public corruption conviction of former Virginia Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell. She said legal instructions she gave the jury did not contradict the Supreme Court's findings regarding what... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Sheldon Silver remains free on appealtheir fight to remain out of prison pending their appeals. The nation's top co
Sheldon Silver remains free on appeal
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
their fight to remain out of prison pending their appeals. The nation's top court ruled in favor of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, vacating his 2015 extortion and fraud conviction. McDonnell's case centered on the meaning of "official act,"... Read more
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New York Post
Justice delayed for Shelly Silverthat Silver could win his appeal thanks to the recent Supreme Court ruling that
Justice delayed for Shelly Silver
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
that Silver could win his appeal thanks to the recent Supreme Court ruling that tossed the conviction of Virginia ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell. But that’s far from a sure thing — because the crimes that earned Silver a 12-year bribery sentence were... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms kicks off reelection campaigna website. Sessoms believes his campaign will be the most organized. Among his
Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms kicks off reelection campaign
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
a website. Sessoms believes his campaign will be the most organized. Among his supporters, former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, who’s faced his own legal scrutiny, was in attendance. He believes voters will keep the conflict of interest... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Judge: New York ex-Assembly speaker can remain free for nowthis summer improves his chances on appeal. It reversed the public corruption c
Judge: New York ex-Assembly speaker can remain free for now
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 4 days ago
this summer improves his chances on appeal. It reversed the public corruption conviction of former Virginia Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell. Caproni says Silver can remain free on appeal because there was an error in the way the jury was instructed... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Toss or cut term, 8th Circuit asked in Maggio appealU.S. Supreme Court's ruling earlier this year when it overturned the public-cor
Toss or cut term, 8th Circuit asked in Maggio appeal
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
U.S. Supreme Court's ruling earlier this year when it overturned the public-corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. In that case, the Supreme Court narrowed the definition of what sort of official act can serve as the basis of... Read more
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Daily Press
McAuliffe: Some 13k felon restorations done, againautomatic disenfranchisement for felons as a relic of a racist past. He called,
McAuliffe: Some 13k felon restorations done, again
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
automatic disenfranchisement for felons as a relic of a racist past. He called, much as his predecessor, Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell did in his farewell address, for the General Assembly to amend the state constitution and make restorations... Read more
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Philly.com
Gift-giving to public officials: In Pa., the sky's the limitjudicial scrutiny of late. On June 27, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the cr
Gift-giving to public officials: In Pa., the sky's the limit
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
judicial scrutiny of late. On June 27, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the criminal conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, a Republican, on charges that he and his wife had accepted $175,000 in illegal gifts from Virginia... Read more
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Philly.com
Gift-giving to public officials: in Pa., the sky's the limitjudicial scrutiny of late. On June 27, the Supreme Court overturned the crimina
Gift-giving to public officials: in Pa., the sky's the limit
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
judicial scrutiny of late. On June 27, the Supreme Court overturned the criminal conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, a Republican, on charges that he and his wife had accepted $175,000 in illegal gifts from a Virginia... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
State lawmakers accepting fewer gifts than a year ago) reports that lawmakers acknowledged their behavior has changed following the
State lawmakers accepting fewer gifts than a year ago
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 11 days ago
) reports that lawmakers acknowledged their behavior has changed following the conviction of former Gov. Bob McDonnell in a scandal involving more than $170,000 in gifts and off-the-books loans. The General Assembly amended state... Read more
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Style Weekly
Report: Virginia's State Lawmakers Are Accepting Fewer Gifts Than a Year AgoState lawmakers continue accepting fewer gifts following the ordeal of former G
Report: Virginia's State Lawmakers Are Accepting Fewer Gifts Than a Year Ago
Style Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
State lawmakers continue accepting fewer gifts following the ordeal of former Gov. Bob McDonnell, according to new Virginia Public Access Project data. Seventy-four lawmakers reported taking a gift worth more than $50 between November 2015 and... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
State lawmakers accepting fewer gifts than a year ago) reports that lawmakers acknowledged their behavior has changed following the
State lawmakers accepting fewer gifts than a year ago
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 11 days ago
) reports that lawmakers acknowledged their behavior has changed following the conviction of former Gov. Bob McDonnell in a scandal involving more than $170,000 in gifts and off-the-books loans. The General Assembly amended state... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
7 Virginia Congress members ask for no retrial of McDonnellVirginia's congressional delegation are asking Attorney General Loretta Lynch n
7 Virginia Congress members ask for no retrial of McDonnell
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 12 days ago
Virginia's congressional delegation are asking Attorney General Loretta Lynch not to bring another case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell. In a letter recently sent to the U.S. Justice Department, Republican Rep. Scott Rigell and others say it... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
7 Virginia Congress members ask for no retrial of McDonnellVirginia's congressional delegation are asking Attorney General Loretta Lynch n
7 Virginia Congress members ask for no retrial of McDonnell
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
Virginia's congressional delegation are asking Attorney General Loretta Lynch not to bring another case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell. In a letter recently sent to the U.S. Justice Department, Republican Rep. Scott Rigell and others say it... Read more
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Salon.com
7 Virginia Congress members ask for no retrial of McDonnellVirginia’s congressional delegation are asking Attorney General Loretta Lynch n
7 Virginia Congress members ask for no retrial of McDonnell
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
Virginia’s congressional delegation are asking Attorney General Loretta Lynch not to bring another case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell. In a letter recently sent to the U.S. Justice Department, Republican Rep. Scott Rigell and others say it... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Chutzpah redefinedprison time for corruption will attempt to redefine chutzpah. The ruling overt
Chutzpah redefined
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
prison time for corruption will attempt to redefine chutzpah. The ruling overturned the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who had been convicted of accepting about $175,000 in largess from a businessman who sought state help for his... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Ciavarella wants some of his convictions overturnedthe phrase “official act.” In its ruling, the Supreme Court unanimously vacate
Ciavarella wants some of his convictions overturned
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
the phrase “official act.” In its ruling, the Supreme Court unanimously vacated the conviction of ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. Like Ciavarella, McDonnell was convicted of honest services mail fraud over allegations he was showered with... Read more
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Daily Press
Administration says McAuliffe won't prioritize voting restorations to help Dems — but he couldrestorations essentially automatic. Streamlining that process for nonviolent f
Administration says McAuliffe won't prioritize voting restorations to help Dems — but he could
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
restorations essentially automatic. Streamlining that process for nonviolent felons was a move made under former Gov. Bob McDonnell. Del. Rob Bell, R-Charlottesville, said Friday that, as long as McAuliffe engages in a case-by-case review, he... Read more
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Daily Press
Daily Press TrendsThe city put out a call last year looking for ideas about how to use the... Pe
Daily Press Trends
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
The city put out a call last year looking for ideas about how to use the... Perhaps somewhere in an alternate universe, Bob McDonnell was a player in the 2016 presidential race. Maybe he never met Jonnie Williams, never drove that white Ferrari,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Kids-for-cash judge seeks to toss some convictionsthe phrase “official act.” In its ruling, the Supreme Court unanimously vacate
Kids-for-cash judge seeks to toss some convictions
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
the phrase “official act.” In its ruling, the Supreme Court unanimously vacated the conviction of ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. Like Mr. Ciavarella, Mr. McDonnell was convicted of honest services mail fraud over allegations he was... Read more
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ABC News
How Anne Holton Advocated for Virginia's Foster Youthfoster youth gained political momentum. “I think it’s really important that af
How Anne Holton Advocated for Virginia's Foster Youth
ABC News / Posted 18 days ago
foster youth gained political momentum. “I think it’s really important that after the Kaine administration, [Gov. Bob] McDonnell made it a priority in the administration to focus on adoption too,” Holland noted. “Bipartisan support in... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Kids-for-cash judge seeksto toss some convictionsthe phrase “official act.” In its ruling, the Supreme Court unanimously vacate
Kids-for-cash judge seeksto toss some convictions
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
the phrase “official act.” In its ruling, the Supreme Court unanimously vacated the conviction of ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. Like Mr. Ciavarella, Mr. McDonnell was convicted of honest services mail fraud over allegations he was... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
GOP Slams Kaine on Proposed Transfer of Convicted Killerand an ally in the governor's mansion," said Bell. Soering did not end up goin
GOP Slams Kaine on Proposed Transfer of Convicted Killer
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 18 days ago
and an ally in the governor's mansion," said Bell. Soering did not end up going back to Germany, because when Governor Bob McDonnell took over in 2010, he reversed Kaine's decision. Republican leader say the controversy speaks to Kaine's... Read more
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Philly.com
GOP slams Kaine on proposed transfer of convicted killerman's home country under a deal that would have made Soering eligible for relea
GOP slams Kaine on proposed transfer of convicted killer
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
man's home country under a deal that would have made Soering eligible for release in two years. Kaine's successor, Gov. Bob McDonnell, revoked the request soon after being inaugurated in 2010. Kaine defended his decision, saying Germany should... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
GOP slams Kaine on proposed transfer of convicted killerman's home country under a deal that would have made Soering eligible for relea
GOP slams Kaine on proposed transfer of convicted killer
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 18 days ago
man's home country under a deal that would have made Soering eligible for release in two years. Kaine's successor, Gov. Bob McDonnell, revoked the request soon after being inaugurated in 2010. Kaine defended his decision, saying Germany should... Read more
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Daily Press
With endorsement, Rigell butts heads in a divided GOPan independent because he felt the party establishment had settled on a favorit
With endorsement, Rigell butts heads in a divided GOP
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
an independent because he felt the party establishment had settled on a favorite – Rigell. He had support from then-Gov. Bob McDonnell, a long-time friend, as well as then-Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling and Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Richmond. He tried to make... Read more
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The Hill
Republican exodus from Trump grows(Fla.), former chairman of the Republican National Committee Tucker Martin, co
Republican exodus from Trump grows
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
(Fla.), former chairman of the Republican National Committee Tucker Martin, communications director for former Gov. Bob McDonnell (Va.) David McIntosh, president of Club for Growth Ken Mehlman, former RNC chairman Tim Miller, Our... Read more
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The Hill
Republican exodus from Trump grows(Fla.), former chairman of the Republican National Committee Tucker Martin, co
Republican exodus from Trump grows
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
(Fla.), former chairman of the Republican National Committee Tucker Martin, communications director for former Gov. Bob McDonnell (Va.) David McIntosh, president of Club for Growth Ken Mehlman, former RNC chairman Tim Miller, Our... Read more
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Style Weekly
Maureen McDonnell's Appeal Case Has Been Put on Holdprovide a briefing schedule for a new prosecution. A federal jury convicted Ma
Maureen McDonnell's Appeal Case Has Been Put on Hold
Style Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
provide a briefing schedule for a new prosecution. A federal jury convicted Maureen McDonnell and her husband, former Gov. Bob McDonnell, in 2014 on multiple counts of public corruption in a gifts scandal that involved their accepting more than... Read more
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Style Weekly
Tim Kaine Owes Virginia an Explanation About Jens Soeringprison — would be a free man. Dancing in trendy Munich clubs, guzzling German b
Tim Kaine Owes Virginia an Explanation About Jens Soering
Style Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
prison — would be a free man. Dancing in trendy Munich clubs, guzzling German beer. Immediately after taking office, Gov. Bob McDonnell asked the Justice Department to halt the transfer. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder blocked the move. Kaine... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Judge rules former Senate leader Skelos can be free pending appealquestion on appeal in light of the Supreme Court's June ruling overturning the
Judge rules former Senate leader Skelos can be free pending appeal
Crain's New York Business / Posted 23 days ago
question on appeal in light of the Supreme Court's June ruling overturning the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. "The court grants defendants' motion to continue bail pending appeal because the defendants have shown that... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
RVA's Sugar Shack Donuts prepares to expand to Virginia Beachafter Supreme Court rulingMaureen McDonnell's case put on hold after Supreme Co
RVA's Sugar Shack Donuts prepares to expand to Virginia Beach
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 24 days ago
after Supreme Court rulingMaureen McDonnell's case put on hold after Supreme Court ruling Maureen McDonnell (left) and Bob McDonnell leave a courtroom. (Source: NBC12) The case gives prosecutors and defense attorneys more time to analyze a... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Man fighting for life after shooting in South Richmondafter Supreme Court rulingMaureen McDonnell's case put on hold after Supreme Co
Man fighting for life after shooting in South Richmond
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 24 days ago
after Supreme Court rulingMaureen McDonnell's case put on hold after Supreme Court ruling Maureen McDonnell (left) and Bob McDonnell leave a courtroom. (Source: NBC12) The case gives prosecutors and defense attorneys more time to analyze a... Read more
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Daily Press
For former McDonnell staffers, a sadness, but life moves onthink all of us that you'll talk to are enjoying, kind of, that new next phase
For former McDonnell staffers, a sadness, but life moves on
Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
think all of us that you'll talk to are enjoying, kind of, that new next phase in our lives," he said. Adam Zubowsky was Bob McDonnell's body man — the person nearly always at the governor's side; part traffic cop, part schedule keeper, part... Read more
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FOX News
Federal court puts Maureen McDonnell's corruption case on holdlight of the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision last month to overturn the 11 c
Federal court puts Maureen McDonnell's corruption case on hold
FOX News / Posted 24 days ago
light of the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision last month to overturn the 11 convictions of her husband, former governor Bob McDonnell. The Supreme Court found Gov. McDonnell's conduct was unseemly but not a violation of federal bribery laws and... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Court sets deadline in Maureen McDonnell’s corruption conviction appealLady Maureen McDonnell. Attorneys must address the appeal by August 29. Maure
Court sets deadline in Maureen McDonnell’s corruption conviction appeal
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 24 days ago
Lady Maureen McDonnell. Attorneys must address the appeal by August 29. Maureen and her husband, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, were convicted of numerous criminal charges in a six-week corruption trial ending in September 2014. Maureen... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Court vacates former Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell’s convictionsconvictions to be vacated after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the convictio
Court vacates former Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell’s convictions
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 24 days ago
convictions to be vacated after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the convictions of her husband, former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, and sent his case back to the Fourth Circuit for review. Maureen’s legal team argued if there was not enough... Read more
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NBC Washington
Appeals Court Stays Maureen McDonnell's ConvictionMcDonnell. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled Friday on Mc
Appeals Court Stays Maureen McDonnell's Conviction
NBC Washington / Posted 24 days ago
McDonnell. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled Friday on McDonnell's conviction. Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife were convicted of doing favors for a wealthy businessman for more than $165,000 in gifts and... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Maureen McDonnell’s corruption conviction overturnedconviction of former Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell Friday morning. Mau
Maureen McDonnell’s corruption conviction overturned
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 24 days ago
conviction of former Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell Friday morning. Maureen and her husband, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, were convicted of numerous criminal charges in a six-week corruption trial ending in September 2014. Maureen... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Skelos can remain free on appealhis conviction tossed after the U.S. Supreme Court on June 27 vacated the corru
Skelos can remain free on appeal
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 24 days ago
his conviction tossed after the U.S. Supreme Court on June 27 vacated the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. Wood agreed the McDonnell case should allow Skelos, R-Nassau County, to remain free pending appeal. The... Read more
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Daily Press
After delay, Brass Cannon Brewing opens in new locationbefore Senate Bill 604 passed, which allowed licensed breweries to sell their b
After delay, Brass Cannon Brewing opens in new location
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
before Senate Bill 604 passed, which allowed licensed breweries to sell their beer on-site for consumption. Then-Gov. Bob McDonnell approved the bill April 4, 2012. Less than three months later, Brass Cannon opened July 2 in Toano. "We had... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
High court: School can block transgender teen from boys roomCourt rulingEx-Governor case put on hold after Supreme Court ruling A federal
High court: School can block transgender teen from boys room
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 26 days ago
Court rulingEx-Governor case put on hold after Supreme Court ruling A federal appeals court has put former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption case on hold to give prosecutors and defense attorneys more time to analyze the Supreme Court... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Basketball Tickets, Caribbean Travel. Is Disclosure Enough For Kaine's Gifts?for her." Also on Fox, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani compared Kaine
Basketball Tickets, Caribbean Travel. Is Disclosure Enough For Kaine's Gifts?
KERA North Texas / Posted 26 days ago
for her." Also on Fox, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani compared Kaine to his successor as governor, Republican Bob McDonnell. "All the same stuff that happened to McDonnell," Giuliani said, "and McDonnell got prosecuted and he's sittin'... Read more
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