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  1. Prosecutors Respond in McDonnell Corruption AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | FindLaw

    Federal prosecutors filed their first response to an appeal by former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell on Thursday. McDonnell was convicted of 11 counts of public corruption last September , relating from his relationship with a Richmond businessman who had given him over $177,000 in loans and gifts.

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  2. FBI announces tip line for Hampton Roads public corruptionRead the original story

    Yesterday | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... is not "honoring the position of their authority." The move comes following the convictions of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, on federal corruption charges. The Virginian-Pilot reports ( http://bit.ly/1Dg2Y8q ) that the ...

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  3. Brandi Cummings on FBI initiative to stop public corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... going on that we are unaware of," Adams said at a news conference Monday. Just months ago, former Gov. Bob McDonnell was found guilty and sentenced on public corruption charges. The FBI helped investigate the relationship between McDonnell and ...

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  4. FBI seeks tips on crooked officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... public corruption cases. Full coverage of McDonnell trial: Coverage of the indictment and trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen Here is a collection of stories, photographs and videos about the indictment, trial and sentencing of ...

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  5. FBI announces new efforts to battle corruption in Hampton RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... anonymous. "We can not do it alone." The announcement came in the wake of the convictions of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, on numerous federal corruption charges. It also comes amid at least two ongoing investigations into ...

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  6. FBI to announce new efforts to battle corruption in Hampton RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The head of the FBI's Norfolk Field Office this afternoon will announce new efforts to combat public corruption in Hampton Roads, according to a spokeswoman. The announcement by Special Agent in Charge John S. Adams comes in the wake of the convictions of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, on corruption charges.

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  7. McAuliffe proposes tighter gift caps for state lawmakersRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Loudoun Times

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants state lawmakers to enact stricter limits on gifts from lobbyists they can receive as the state's elected officials continue to grapple with ethics reform in the wake of former Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption scandal.

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  8. Policy experts: Politicians hold on to control of liquor industry for profit, power | Kathryn WatsonRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Townhall

    The b loody arrest of University of Virginia junior Martese Johnson by alcohol enforcement agents has some asking the age-old question: Why does the state control the liquor industry at all? Through the years, Republican and Democratic governors such as Bob McDonnell, Tim Kaine, Doug Wilder and Mark Warner have either explored or pushed the idea of privatizing Virginia's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control , but no attempt has succeeded.

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  9. Prosecutors urge appeals court to uphold McDonnell convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | TBD.com

    The actions taken by former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in his public corruption case were in some ways more blatant than those of a former congressman who hid nearly $100,000 in bribe money in his freezer, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Prosecutors made that argument in papers filed with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, disputing McDonnell's claim that his convictions were based on an overly broad interpretation of what constitutes an "official act" by a politician.

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  10. McAuliffe proposes tighter gift limits in ethics legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... trips. Lawmakers addressed gifts from lobbyists last year, in the wake of the scandal involving former Gov. Bob McDonnell, when they voted to limit gifts to $250. But they came under criticism for not including so-called intangible gifts such as ...

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  11. Gov. McAuliffe signs 733 bills, vetoes 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WTVR Richmond

    ... ethics reforms. But they knew the issue's importance in light of the corruption case involving former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. In the process, lawmakers agreed to put a $100 limit on gifts to public officials. The current limit is ...

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  12. McAuliffe submits dozens of changes to ethics reform billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has submitted dozens of amendments to an ethics bill passed in response to the corruption convictions of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen, saying the measure is not tough enough. While many are technical fixes, others require more disclosure and change the bill's restrictions on single gifts worth more than $100 to an aggregate $100 annual cap.

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  13. Prosecutors: McDonnell Conviction JustifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Prosecutors say there was plenty of evidence presented during the trial to convict former governor Bob McDonnell on corruption charges. The prosecution filed its response to McDonnell's appeal that was submitted earlier.

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  14. The Virginia Way leads legislators astray on ethics reformRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Virginia Business

    ... They face federal prison sentences instead. In the past four years, former Del. Phil Hamilton, former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, all have been convicted on federal charges. Hamilton is serving a 9 -year sentence for bribery and ...

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  15. Prosecutors: Evidence supports Bob McDonnell's convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WCYB

    In court filings Thursday, prosecutors told the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it's clear McDonnell took steps to benefit a wealthy vitamin executive who lavished the former governor and his wife with low-interest loans and expensive gifts. The brief filed Thursday disputes McDonnell's claim that his convictions were based on an overly broad definition of what constitutes an "official act" by an elected official.

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  16. When it comes to alcohol enforcers, it appears governor has had enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... that brings both parties together for a top-to-bottom review of Virginia's control over alcohol. In 2010, Gov. Bob McDonnell proposed selling the commonwealth's ABC outlets. Fear-mongering by those who support Virginia's Soviet-style stranglehold on ...

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  17. Prosecutors: Evidence supports ex-Va. gov's convictionsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | WTOV9

    ... RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say there is plenty of evidence to support former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's public corruption convictions. In court filings Thursday, prosecutors told the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it's ...

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  18. Prosecutors: Evidence supports former Gov. Bob McDonnell's convictionsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... her sentencing Friday morning. (Jonathon Gruenke / Daily Press) The actions taken by former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in his public corruption case were in some ways more blatant than those of a former congressman who hid nearly $100,000 in bribe ...

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  19. The Lawsuit That Could Take Down Obamacare Has A Paper-Trail ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Switched

    ... as they weighed their options, and the answers Washington provided. VIRGINIA On Feb. 7, 2011, then-Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) wrote to Sebelius that states like his were about to face "considerable uncertainty" over "whether to operate state exchanges, ...

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  20. Republicans remain largely silent as Dems, others question role of ABC | Kathryn WatsonRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Townhall

    ... of a Charlottesville college student in two years. But Virginia Republicans, who were split on former Gov. Bob McDonnell's plan to privatize the state's monopoly on liquor, have remained eerily silent. Self-described conservatives in Virginia's ...

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