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Court: Ex-Virginia Gov. McDonnell Will Be Free During Appeal

A federal appeals court has approved former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s request to remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions.


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Donations Dry Up to Former Governor’s Legal Defense Fund

Donations to former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s legal defense fund dried up following his conviction on corruption charges in September, newly released documents show.


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)

Defense: Ex-Gov Should Volunteer, Not Go to Prison

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s lawyers asked a judge Tuesday to order three years of community service for his federal corruption convictions while prosecutors recommended a prison term of at least 10 years.


Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell stands with his wife Maureen McDonnell. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Witness: McDonnell Struggled to Rein in His Wife

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell struggled to rein in his wife’s erratic behavior, causing turmoil throughout the executive staff and nearly prompting a mass resignation among workers in the governor’s mansion, a defense witness testified Monday.


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Judge Mostly Sides With Feds in McDonnell Case

A federal judge is mostly siding with prosecutors on several pre-trial motions filed ahead of the corruption trial for former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.


Florida Hospital Tunes In To Obama's Health Care Speech To Congress

Va. House, Senate Unveil Competing Budgets

The Virginia House and Senate continue to disagree on whether to accept federal funding to expanding health insurance coverage to lower income Virginians.


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Va. Senate Votes to Repeal Tax on Hybrid Vehicles

Virginians who drive hybrid vehicles could soon be paying lower taxes.


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Virginia Senate Passes Ethics Bill Limiting Gifts

Lawmakers approved new gift limits and disclosure policies for public officials Monday following a gift scandal that resulted in federal corruption charges being filed against former Gov. Bob McDonnell.


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Va. To Create New State Park in Loudoun County

A new state park is being created in Loudoun County.


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CEO of Company in Va. Governor’s Scandal to Resign

The head of the dietary supplement maker at the heart of a political scandal involving Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is set to resign at the company’s shareholder meeting.




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