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  1. Virginia General Assembly passes new a oegifta laws in response to McDonnell scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Virginia's General Assembly adjourned late Friday night after passing an ethics reform bill that one delegate describes as an attempt to resolve the "Jonnie Williams problem". Williams is the supplement company boss who gave then-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and first lady Maureen McDonnell well over $100,000 in gifts, loans and trips, leading to the McDonnells' convictions on corruption charges.

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  2. Virginia lawmakers tighten ethics rules after McDonnell corruption convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | TBD.com

    ... Lawmakers were spurred to reform the state's ethics rules following the conviction last year of former Gov. Bob McDonnell on corruption charges. Del. Todd Gilbert, R-Shenandoah County, said the legislation struck the right balance between restoring ...

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  3. 2015 Virginia legislative session wraps up with ethics rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WMDT

    ... Lawmakers were spurred to reform the state's ethics rules following the conviction last year of former Gov. Bob McDonnell on corruption charges. Other measures passed this session include legislation assuring that a mother can breastfeed her baby in ...

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  4. 2015 Virginia legislative sessions wraps up with ethics rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... Lawmakers were spurred to reform the state's ethics rules following the conviction last year of former Gov. Bob McDonnell on corruption charges. Other measures passed this session include legislation assuring that a mother can breastfeed her baby in ...

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  5. VA General Assembly Session Ends with Ethics ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NBC29

    ... were spurred to reform the state's ethics rules following the conviction last year of former Governor Bob McDonnell on corruption charges. Other measures passed this session include legislation assuring that a mother can breastfeed her baby in ...

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  6. 2015 Virginia legislative near close with ethics rulesRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... Lawmakers were spurred to reform the state's ethics rules following the conviction last year of former Gov. Bob McDonnell on corruption charges. The ethics overhaul would take effect on Jan. 1, 2016 - six months later than the standard July 1 date ...

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  7. General Assembly approves new campus assault rules, day care reform, reaches ethics accordRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... when it's clearly for job-related purposes. The rules deal largely with lobbyist gifts in the wake of Gov. Bob McDonnell's conviction on federal corruption charges. They don't change the state's campaign finance rules, which, among other things, ...

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  8. Upping the ante on ethicsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fairfax Times

    ... Woof. With one former delegate in the federal pen on bribery and extortion convictions and a former governor, Bob McDonnell, headed to federal prison for corruption, “The Virginia Way” has become a punchline. It once stood for the ...

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  9. Hillary Clinton, coin-operated policymakerRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lucianne.com

    ... corporatist by disposition, like, say Tim Geithner or Lindsey Graham. She's not simply sloppy on ethics, like Bob McDonnell or John Kitzhaber. Hillary is blatantly transactional in her fundraising and policymaking. And she wants to be president. ...

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  10. Community Reacts to Presgraves Running for Public OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... reason he is allowed to run for public office is because his voting rights were restored by former Governor Bob McDonnell. "When I first got here, everybody said he was a good sheriff. He's a human being and he makes mistakes," explained Opal ...

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  11. General Assembly UpdateRead the original story

    Thursday | Fairfax Times

    ... and the deterioration of her personal relationships. Throughout the bribery scandal involving former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen McDonnell has been cast in a dark light by the media and others. She had been blamed for allowing a ...

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  12. This year in Virginia: New ChoicesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Fairfax Times

    ... last 11 years despite school division funding of more than $17,000 a year. Gerard Robinson, who served as Gov. Bob McDonnell's first Secretary of Education and who recently completed a tour as Florida's Education Secretary, notes that the new law ...

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  13. A glimpse at prison life for Bob McDonnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    He is currently out on bond pending his appeal on corruption charges, but if he serves any time, it will likely be at the Federal Prison known as the Petersburg Satellite Prison Camp . The man you're about to meet served two years in the Federal Prison for False Declaration of Banktruptcy.

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  14. Maureen McDonnell Offers Cautionary Tale for Congressional SpousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Roll Call

    Virginia's former first lady, Maureen McDonnell, is heading to prison for a year and a day after she was found guilty of trading favors in return for loans, vacations and gifts. Her husband, former Gov. Bob McDonnell, has also been sentenced and is appealing the ruling.

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  15. 'Better Call Saul': Jimmy Opens Door to "Relentless" ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... no further real-life embezzling public officials. Emery became obsessed with the case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell , who spent two years in prison for accepting bribes, but maintained he took only money he deserved. "It's fascinating to use ...

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  16. Retailers opposed to McAuliffe expanding early sales tax payment in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... as it simply siphons money from the next fiscal year. McAuliffe's proposal also runs counter to former Gov. Bob McDonnell's eventual aim to phase out the accelerated sales tax payment altogether, Roth said. The current accelerated sales tax program ...

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  17. About 1 in 5 state lawmakers have more than $50,000 in debtRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Loudoun Times

    ... official has a mountain of credit card bills similar to what prosecutors suggested helped drive former Gov. Bob McDonnell into taking bribes from a smooth-talking vitamin salesman. McDonnell entered office in 2010 with $75,000 in credit card debt, ...

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  18. Remley KarenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... (pictured) served as Virginia's health commissioner during the administrations of Governors Tim Kaine and Bob McDonnell. She quit her post in 2012 after the General Assembly imposed new regulations on abortion clinics. Remley currently works for ...

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  19. A former Virginia governor failed to follow the Clinton modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | American Thinker

    Virginia's ex-Governor Bob McDonnell and wife should have taken hold of the Clinton's champagne glass and learned from the masters. If they had been more driven, more nefarious, more diabolical they could have merely followed the template laid out by the master money people of Washington.

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  20. The Shiny-Object Fallacy There are far more significant payoffs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | National Review Online

    Maureen McDonnell, the former first lady of Virginia, on Friday was sentenced to a year and a day in prison for her role in the corruption case that ended the career of her husband, who was, at his political apex, considered a likely contender for the Republican presidential nomination. The case was centered on the governor's relationship with Jonnie R. Williams Sr., a maker of dietary supplements who took Mrs. McDonnell on a Manhattan shopping expedition during which he bought her some $20,000 worth of clothes, took the couple on expensive vacations, and gave them the use of his vacation home.

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