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  1. Under McAuliffe, flow of gifts to Virginia's governor's mansion slowsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WJLA-TV Arlington

    ... Brian Coy, the governor's spokesman. Virginia politicians are still reeling from the fallout of former Gov. Bob McDonnell's federal corruption conviction. The trial highlighted how a wealthy businessman lavished the McDonnell family with expensive ...


  2. McAuliffe touts new distillery planned for Williamsburg on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... of its grain from Virginia crops, according to owner Rick Wasmund. McAuliffe, like his predecessor former Gov. Bob McDonnell, has made promotion of Virginia wines and spirits a priority has he seeks to help diversify the state's economy.McAuliffe ...


  3. Former prosecutor: Judge should have disclosed history with McDonnellRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A former federal prosecutor is speaking out about the federal judge in former Gov. Bob McDonnell's public corruption trial, due to a possible conflict of interest that was never disclosed. In September, a federal jury found former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, guilty of corruption, fraud and bribery.


  4. Under McAuliffe, gifts to governor toned downRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... He said it was part of an effort to clean up Virginia' reputation. McAuliffe's predecessor, former Gov. Bob McDonnell, was found guilty in September of illegally accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans in exchange for promoting dietary ...


  5. Gun Proposal to the Medicaid Battle; Ted Cruz I'm Sorry; Jeb Bush eyes '16Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    Virginia state Senators Barbara Favola and Dick Black talked about Governor McAuliffe's gun proposals, the Medicaid battle , the proposed sentence for former governor Bob McDonnell and ethics reform. Also, Sen. Ted Cruz earns the ire of fellow Republicans, with a legislative maneuver that went awry, allowing Democrats to muscle through Obama appointments that appeared stalled.


  6. Morrissey can resign and help the state or stay and help the headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... national media back to Richmond and provide ammunition for late-night comics who have exhausted most of their Bob McDonnell material. In recent years, covering the General Assembly has been a tad tedious. Most of the fiery orators are gone, wacky ...


  7. #3 - McDonnells Await SentenceRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily News-Record

    It came less than two weeks before Christmas, but if the reported recommendation of the U.S. probation office is a hint of the probable sentence of former Gov. Bob McDonnell for his conviction ona To See This and Every Local Story from The Daily News-Record, Click Here to Become a Subscriber! Login to view the full story


  8. Funding and award for Big Swamp projectRead the original story

    Tuesday | Manning River Times

    GREATER Taree City Council has been recognised for outstanding achievements in managing and protecting the environment as part of the NSW Local Government Awards. Environment minister Rob Stokes, GTCC's environmental officer Bob McDonnell and office of environmental and heritage chief executive Terry Bailey.


  9. After McDonnell conviction, Virginia needs to get tougher on ethicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Washington Post

    In this Sept. 4, 2014 file photo, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, center, is mobbed by media as he gets into a car with his son, Bobby, right, after he and his wife, former first lady Maureen McDonnell, were convicted on multiple counts of corruption at Federal Court in Richmond, Va.


  10. Va. gov. seeks to limit gun purchasesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... for 19 years before it was repealed in 2012 despite a push from Virginia Tech families, who asked then-Gov. Bob McDonnell to veto a bill repealing the measure. The law was originally passed to curtail the flow of Virginia guns into other states, ...


  11. McAuliffe rolls out gun reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Virginians safe. Virginia's law limiting handgun purchases to one a month was rolled back in 2012, during Gov. Bob McDonnell's term. McAuliffe said Monday that the limit is needed to prevent dangerous people from stockpiling or trafficking weapons. ...


  12. handcuffs and gavelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Federalist Society

    What actions are political and what actions are criminal? Where should prosecutors and courts draw the lines? How should we decide what actions should be evaluated at the ballot box and what actions should be evaluated in a court of law? This panel will discuss the recent use of criminal law to pursue public officials and political activity. A presentation of former high level Justice Department attorneys will look to recent prosecutions, such as those of Bob McDonnell and John Edwards, to evaluate whether our criminal law is wading too deeply into political activity.


  13. Bob McDonnell and Joe Morrissey Highlight Old Corrupt VirginiaRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | US News & World Report

    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is set to be sentenced after a conviction on corruption charges. McDonnell was accused of a series of infractions, mainly receiving improper gifts from a Virginia businessman.


  14. Former Virginia Gov McDonnell facing significant (trial?) penalty in...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    This recent article from the Washington Post , headlined "Early federal sentencing recommendation for McDonnell: At least 10 years in prison," spotlights the seemingly severe sentence recommended by the federal sentencing guidelines for a former Governor's corruption. Among other notbale aspects of this high-profile sentencing story is the fact that former Virginia Gov Bob McDonnell is now facing a guideline sentencing range that is more than three to four times longer than the longest possible sentence he would have faced had he been willing to plead guilty on terms urged by federal prosecutors.


  15. Top staffers at RGA, DGA form consulting firmRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Politico

    ... firm. Gillespie, who became Republican National Committee chairman, later sold his stake. Gillespie chaired Bob McDonnell's winning 2009 campaign for governor of Virginia, which Cox managed. Cox helped advise Gillespie's first run for office this ...


  16. Southside Va. lawmakers meet with Gov. on uraniumRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Gov. Bob McDonnell is focused on his big proposals in the General Assembly and won't be taking up the issue of uranium mining anytime soon, a legislator who met with the governor Friday said. Delegate Donald Merricks was among six Southside lawmakers who met with McDonnell to get a read on where he stands after proposals to end a decades-old prohibition on uranium mining went nowhere in the General Assembly this session.


  17. McAuliffe to push for package of new gun restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... became law in 1993 under Democratic Gov. Doug Wilder, but it was repealed during the tenure of Republican Bob McDonnell nearly two decades later. The news release from McAuliffe, which says the governor is a "gun owner and supporter of the Second ...


  18. McDonnell Sentencing Guidelines: 10 to 12 Years?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 |

    Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell could serve more than 12 years in prison , according to sentencing guidelines by the U.S. probation office.


  19. Feds recommend at least 10 years in prison for Bob McDonnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | UPI

    The U.S. probation office involved in the case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell , is recommending he serve at least 10 years in prison for corruption charges. McDonnell and his wife Maureen were found guilty of conspiracy and corruption on Sept.


  20. Bob McDonnell Looking At 10 Years In The Big HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Crooks and Liars

    If only former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell hadn't been so arrogant. He probably could have cut a deal for a year or so in a cushy prison for white collar folks and moved on to a think tank somewhere.