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FOX News
Mueller probe: Meet the lawyers who gave $$ to Hillary, now investigating team Trump-- including on the police use of GPS tracking to monitor potential suspects, a
FOX News / Posted yesterday
-- including on the police use of GPS tracking to monitor potential suspects, and whether former Republican Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell crossed the line in performing favors for a wealthy supporter who provided gifts to McDonnell and his... Read more
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CBS News
Ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell on SCOTUS overturning his convictionLast year, in a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court vacated Bob McDonnell's c
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
Last year, in a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court vacated Bob McDonnell's conviction, but condemned his conduct on ethical grounds. McDonnell and his family accepted $177K in gifts and loans while he was in office. His attorney admitted the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Sheldon Silver's lawyers want Supreme Court to review casewas based on a recent Supreme Court decision that reversed the public corruptio
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 4 days ago
was based on a recent Supreme Court decision that reversed the public corruption conviction of Virginia Republican ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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Philly.com
How John Roberts made life easier for Philly's crooked polsto convict our politicians who sell out their office to their rich pals and don
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
to convict our politicians who sell out their office to their rich pals and donors. This started with the case of Bob McDonnell, the disgraced but now legally redeemed ex-governor of Virginia. It was revealed that during McDonnell’s... Read more
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Newsmax
Bob Menendez Corruption Charges Should Be Thrown Out, Lawyers Sayjury instructions in light of last year's Supreme Court ruling that reversed th
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
jury instructions in light of last year's Supreme Court ruling that reversed the conviction against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and narrowed the definition of what it takes to convict a public official. Prosecutors have vowed to retry... Read more
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Reuters
N.J. Senator Menendez seeks dismissal of corruption casepointed to the June 2016 Supreme Court decision that overturned the corruption
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
pointed to the June 2016 Supreme Court decision that overturned the corruption conviction of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell. The court found that political activities such as arranging meetings or making calls to officials do not... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Clarify briberya new trial, in keeping the 2016 Supreme Court decision overturning the corrupt
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
a new trial, in keeping the 2016 Supreme Court decision overturning the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. McDonnell, a Republican, had been convicted in federal court of using the power of his office to favor a... Read more
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New York Post
De Blasio says he hasn’t ‘paid attention’ to the Silver corruption casedo not expect justice to be denied.” The Supreme Court decision reversed the c
New York Post / Posted 8 days ago
do not expect justice to be denied.” The Supreme Court decision reversed the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell for accepting loans and pricey gifts — including designer clothes and a Rolex watch — from a businessman... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Capitol Watch: Silver decision reignites ethics debatejudge's instructions to the jury weren't consistent with a recent U.S. Supreme
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 10 days ago
judge's instructions to the jury weren't consistent with a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the case of Virginia ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell, which narrowed the definition of bribery. Silver's one-time counterpart, former Senate Leader Dean Skelos,... Read more
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New York Post
Close the loophole that just saved Shelly SilverSupreme Court caused this storm last year when it unanimously overturned the co
New York Post / Posted 11 days ago
Supreme Court caused this storm last year when it unanimously overturned the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. But now it’s up to the nation’s lawmakers to tighten and more clearly define federal anti-corruption... Read more
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DNA Info
Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction Overturned by Appeals Courtcorruption. The three-judge panel pointed to a 2016 United States Supreme Cour
DNA Info / Posted 11 days ago
corruption. The three-judge panel pointed to a 2016 United States Supreme Court ruling on Republican governor of Virginia Bob McDonnell that used a more narrow definition of what constitutes an "official act" under the public corruption statute,... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Silver's conviction is overturned, but prosecutors to retryto the trial court. The judges pointed to the U.S. Supreme Court's 2016 decisi
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 12 days ago
to the trial court. The judges pointed to the U.S. Supreme Court's 2016 decision on a case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, which found prosecutors must prove a politician did more than just set up a meeting in order to be convicted... Read more
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Boston Globe
Sheldon Silver’s 2015 corruption conviction is overturnedat his trial. In vacating Silver’s conviction, the appellate court cited a US
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
at his trial. In vacating Silver’s conviction, the appellate court cited a US Supreme Court ruling last year involving Bob McDonnell, a former Republican governor of Virginia, that narrowed the definition of the kind of official conduct that... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Retrial sought after ex-Assembly speaker Silver conviction tossedoverbroad, just as the U.S. Supreme Court found when it recently reversed the c
MPNnow.com / Posted 12 days ago
overbroad, just as the U.S. Supreme Court found when it recently reversed the conviction of Virginia Republican ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell. The 2nd Circuit did, however, rule that the evidence was sufficient to prove the charges against... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Conviction of former New York Assembly speaker is overturnedoverbroad, just as the U.S. Supreme Court found when it recently reversed the c
Crain's New York Business / Posted 12 days ago
overbroad, just as the U.S. Supreme Court found when it recently reversed the conviction of Virginia Republican ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell. The 2nd Circuit did, however, rule that the evidence was sufficient to prove the charges against... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sheldon Silver has corruption conviction overturneddid not sufficiently explain to jurors the what constituted the crime. They us
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
did not sufficiently explain to jurors the what constituted the crime. They used the case of former governor of Virginia Bob McDonnell - who had his corruption conviction overturned on the same technicality in 2016 - to form their... Read more
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New York Post
The evidence still shows Shelly Silver is guilty, guilty, guiltyspeaker for more than two decades. Yes, the Supreme Court last year tossed the
New York Post / Posted 12 days ago
speaker for more than two decades. Yes, the Supreme Court last year tossed the corruption conviction of ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell over too-broad instructions to the jury about what defines “official acts.” But Silver’s case involved far more... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Conviction of ex-NY Assembly speaker tossed; retrial soughtoverbroad, just as the U.S. Supreme Court found when it recently reversed the c
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
overbroad, just as the U.S. Supreme Court found when it recently reversed the conviction of Virginia Republican ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell. The 2nd Circuit did, however, rule that the evidence was sufficient to prove the charges against... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
US attorney defends NY speaker's prosecutioneven under a new legal standard described by the high court when it reversed th
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
even under a new legal standard described by the high court when it reversed the conviction of Virginia Republican ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell. Kim said that although justice will be delayed, prosecutors do not expect justice to be denied. 9:50 a.m. A... Read more
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Newsmax
Conviction of Ex-New York Assembly Speaker Is Tossedto 12 years in federal prison. In their ruling, the Second Circuit Appeals Cou
Newsmax / Posted 12 days ago
to 12 years in federal prison. In their ruling, the Second Circuit Appeals Court cited the case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, whose corruption conviction was vacated once the U.S. Supreme Court redefined "official action." Circuit... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
US attorney defends NY speaker's prosecutioneven under a new legal standard described by the high court when it reversed th
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 12 days ago
even under a new legal standard described by the high court when it reversed the conviction of Virginia Republican ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell. Kim said that although justice will be delayed, prosecutors do not expect justice to be denied. 9:50 a.m. A... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Mazel Tov: Court Overturns Shelly Silver’s ConvictionThe Jewish Press | 20 Tammuz 5777 – July 13, 2017Supreme Court’s decision in McDonnell v. United States that reversed the corrup
The Jewish Press / Posted 12 days ago
Supreme Court’s decision in McDonnell v. United States that reversed the corruption conviction of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell. The appellate court cited the McDonnell ruling, which narrowed the definition of official conduct to be used... Read more
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Calgary Sun
N.Y. Assembly speaker's conviction overturnedon the law were not consistent with the Supreme Court’s recent reversal of the
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 days ago
on the law were not consistent with the Supreme Court’s recent reversal of the conviction of Virginia Republican ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell. “While the Government presented evidence of acts that remain ‘official’ under McDonnell, the jury may have... Read more
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Newser
A Stunning Change in Status for the Convicted Former Speaker for NY State's Assemblyknow, bright and early. Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction Tossed Federal
Newser / Posted 12 days ago
know, bright and early. Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction Tossed Federal appeals court cites Supreme Court ruling on Bob McDonnell Copyright 2017 Newser, LLC. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Prosecutors will retry ex-NY assembly speakereven under a new legal standard described by the high court when it reversed th
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
even under a new legal standard described by the high court when it reversed the conviction of Virginia Republican ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell. Kim said that although justice will be delayed, prosecutors do not expect justice to be denied. 9:50 a.m. A... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Conviction of ex-New York Assembly speaker is tossedon the law were not consistent with the Supreme Court's recent reversal of the
Staten Island Advance / Posted 12 days ago
on the law were not consistent with the Supreme Court's recent reversal of the conviction of Virginia Republican ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell. "While the Government presented evidence of acts that remain 'official' under McDonnell, the jury may have... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Conviction of ex-NY Assembly speaker tossed; retrial soughton the law were not consistent with the Supreme Court's recent reversal of the
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 12 days ago
on the law were not consistent with the Supreme Court's recent reversal of the conviction of Virginia Republican ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell. "While the Government presented evidence of acts that remain 'official' under McDonnell, the jury may have... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Conviction of ex-NY Assembly speaker tossed; retrial soughton the law were not consistent with the Supreme Court's recent reversal of the
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 days ago
on the law were not consistent with the Supreme Court's recent reversal of the conviction of Virginia Republican ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell. "While the Government presented evidence of acts that remain 'official' under McDonnell, the jury may have... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Conviction of ex-NY Assembly speaker tossed; retrial soughton the law were not consistent with the Supreme Court's recent reversal of the
The New Canaan News / Posted 12 days ago
on the law were not consistent with the Supreme Court's recent reversal of the conviction of Virginia Republican ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell. "While the Government presented evidence of acts that remain 'official' under McDonnell, the jury may have... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Conviction of ex-New York Assembly speaker is tossedon the law were not consistent with the Supreme Court's recent reversal of the
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
on the law were not consistent with the Supreme Court's recent reversal of the conviction of Virginia Republican ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell. "While the Government presented evidence of acts that remain 'official' under McDonnell, the jury may have... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Conviction of ex-New York Assembly speaker is tossedon the law were not consistent with the Supreme Court's recent reversal of the
Darien News-Review / Posted 12 days ago
on the law were not consistent with the Supreme Court's recent reversal of the conviction of Virginia Republican ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell. "While the Government presented evidence of acts that remain 'official' under McDonnell, the jury may have... Read more
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Reuters
N.Y. assembly speaker Silver's conviction overturnedconviction, however, the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2016 voided the corruption
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
conviction, however, the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2016 voided the corruption conviction of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, saying routine political activities such as arranging meetings or reaching out to public officials were not... Read more
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NBC News
Corruption conviction overturned for ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silveron the law were not consistent with the Supreme Court's recent reversal of the
NBC News / Posted 12 days ago
on the law were not consistent with the Supreme Court's recent reversal of the conviction of Virginia Republican ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell. "While the Government presented evidence of acts that remain 'official' under McDonnell, the jury may have... Read more
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Market Watch
Corruption conviction overturned for former New York assembly speaker Sheldon Silverconviction that he obtained nearly $4 million in bribes in exchange for his pol
Market Watch / Posted 12 days ago
conviction that he obtained nearly $4 million in bribes in exchange for his political power. The court cited the case of Bob McDonnell, Virginia’s former governor, whose own corruption conviction was tossed over the definition of “official... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Appeals court upholds conviction of former assemblymanafter the high court narrowed the definition of bribery when it overturned the
Crain's New York Business / Posted 14 days ago
after the high court narrowed the definition of bribery when it overturned the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. The court found no proof McDonnell did more than meet with a businessman who gave him gifts. article... Read more
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New York Post
Corrupt New York politicians just got some really bad newsfloodgate for corruption appeals ​in June 2016 when it​ overturned the corrupti
New York Post / Posted 15 days ago
floodgate for corruption appeals ​in June 2016 when it​ overturned the corruption conviction of former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell, rul​ing that only official acts, like legislation, can be traded for bribes. Money provided for things like... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Appeals court upholds conviction of ex-New York assemblymanafter the high court narrowed the definition of bribery when it overturned the
Crain's New York Business / Posted 15 days ago
after the high court narrowed the definition of bribery when it overturned the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. The court found no proof McDonnell did more than meet with a businessman who gave him gifts. article... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
5 year anniversary of ‘The Derecho’ in Richmonddamage. In Virginia, the Derecho claimed six lives, and knocked out power to m
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 26 days ago
damage. In Virginia, the Derecho claimed six lives, and knocked out power to more than 2 million people. Then Governor Bob McDonnell said that it was the largest non-hurricane storm to ever hit the Commonwealth. To make matters worse, in the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Trump’s attorney and his family were paid millions by nonprofits they runundercover videos at a Planned Parenthood clinic. It also argued that the corru
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 28 days ago
undercover videos at a Planned Parenthood clinic. It also argued that the corruption conviction of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, a Republican, should be overturned. Gregory Lipper, a partner in private practice and former senior... Read more
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Island Packet
Trump’s attorney and his family were paid millions by nonprofits they runundercover videos at a Planned Parenthood clinic. It also argued that the corru
Island Packet / Posted 28 days ago
undercover videos at a Planned Parenthood clinic. It also argued that the corruption conviction of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, a Republican, should be overturned. Gregory Lipper, a partner in private practice and former senior... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, June 27, 2017clinics in the nation's second-most-populous state. The Supreme Court overturne
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
clinics in the nation's second-most-populous state. The Supreme Court overturned the bribery conviction of Republican Bob McDonnell, the former governor of Virginia, sending the case back to a lower court (prosecutors ended up deciding not to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
This date in history, June 27, 2017in the nation's second-most-populous state. The Supreme Court overturned the br
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 29 days ago
in the nation's second-most-populous state. The Supreme Court overturned the bribery conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R), sending the case back to a lower court (prosecutors ended up deciding not to retry McDonnell). Mack Rice,... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
JUNE 27in the nation�s second-most-populous state. The Supreme Court overturned the br
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
in the nation�s second-most-populous state. The Supreme Court overturned the bribery conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R), sending the case back to a lower court (prosecutors ended up deciding not to retry McDonnell). Mack Rice,... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Living in the past hurts Kitzhaber's chance to earn trust in the futureKitzhaber investigation, when the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the public corr
OregonLive.com / Posted 1 months ago
Kitzhaber investigation, when the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the public corruption convictions of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife for insufficient evidence that the money and gifts they accepted led to "official action." The... Read more
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FOX News
Can Robert Mueller be trusted?stopped, and Trump never sought to stop it. Last year the Supreme Court unanimo
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
stopped, and Trump never sought to stop it. Last year the Supreme Court unanimously held that former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell was not corrupt because he never ordered his subordinates to aid a donor. What Trump did was so much more... Read more

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