Bob McDonnell

Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell leaves U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia with family members, including his son Bobby (R), after he found guilty in his corruption trial September 4, 2014, in Richmond, Virginia. The jury found McDonnell guilty of 11 corruption-related counts, and his wife Maureen McDonnell of eight counts. They were on trial for accepting gifts, vacations and loans from a Virginia businessman in exchange for helping his company.   (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Va. Lawmakers Approve $100 Per Year Gift Cap

Virginia lawmakers have given preliminary approval to a new $100 gift cap from lobbyists and others trying to influence state government.

04/17/2015

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Document Details Ex-Virginia First Lady’s Would-Be Testimony

A newly released court document describes what former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell would have said had she testified in her husband’s public corruption case.

03/18/2015

McDonnell testified extensively about his troubled marriage at his public corruption trial. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

44 Former Attorneys General Back Ex-Va. Governor’s Appeal

Forty-four former state attorneys general from across the country have urged a federal appeals court to toss out former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s public corruption convictions.

03/09/2015

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen leave the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, on January 24, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. McDonnell and his wife Maureen pleaded not guilty to a 14 count criminal indictment from federal grand jury charging that the couple violated federal corruption laws by using their positions to benefit a wealthy businessman who gave them gifts and loans. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Ex-first Lady of Virginia Appeals Corruption Convictions

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell has appealed her public corruption convictions.

03/02/2015

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Prosecutors Seek Sentence of 18 Months for Ex-Va. First Lady

Federal prosecutors say former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell should be sentenced to at least 18 months in prison for public corruption, while her lawyers say she should only be sentenced to probation and 4,000 hours of community service.

02/07/2015

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Virginia Bar Suspends Law License of Convicted Ex-Governor

The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has suspended former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s license to practice law, citing his felony public corruption convictions.

01/23/2015

Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell at his public corruption trial. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Prosecutors Ask Appeals Court to Deny Bail for Ex-Va. Gov

Federal prosecutors say former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s appeal of his corruption convictions doesn’t present any arguments strong enough to warrant allowing him to remain free on bail.

01/22/2015

Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell (2nd R) leaves U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia with family members, including his son Bobby (R), after he found guilty in his corruption trial. The jury found McDonnell guilty of 11 corruption-related counts, and his wife Maureen McDonnell of eight counts. They were on trial for accepting gifts, vacations and loans from a Virginia businessman in exchange for helping his company.   (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Va. Lawmakers Report Fewer Gifts in Wake of McDonnell Trial

Virginia lawmakers are receiving fewer gifts in the wake of former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s prosecution on corruption charges.

01/19/2015

Gov. Bob McDonnell Virginia State Bar

Lawyers: Ex-Va. Gov’s Appeal May Take Bulk of Sentence

Lawyers say the appeal of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s corruption convictions could take almost as long as his two-year prison sentence itself.

01/13/2015

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Experts: 2-Year Sentence for McDonnell Good News for Wife

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell asked a judge for mercy for his wife, as well as himself, before being sentenced to two years in prison for public corruption.

01/07/2015

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