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Howell, Norment ask DOJ to dismiss case against McDonnell

House Speaker Bill Howell and Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment are asking the DOJ to dismiss its case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell.


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Ken Plum: Bob McDonnell and the court of public opinion

Last week the Supreme Court of the United States unanimously overturned the public corruption conviction of Virginia’s former governor, Bob McDonnell.


There is a next for Bob McDonnell

So you’re Bob McDonnell, and you woke up Monday morning as you did every morning the past 21 months, facing the possibility of two years in federal prison.


Scholars comment on Supreme Court ruling in McDonnell corruption case

The U.S. Supreme Court smacked the hands of federal prosecutors in the corruption case brought against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.


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Podcast: Busy day at the U.S. Supreme Court

AFP editor Chris Graham discusses a busy day in the Supreme Court – with rulings in controversial cases involving former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and a Texas abortion law.


Supreme Court overturns Bob McDonnell corruption convictions

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously overturned the convictions of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on corruption charges, ruling that prosecutors had too broadly defined the scope of the case.


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Reversal? Supreme Court seems to be leaning toward McDonnell

The Supreme Court could be leaning toward siding with convicted former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in his corruption case.


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CREW files McDonnell amicus with Supreme Court

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to uphold the conviction of former Gov. Bob McDonnell.


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CREW statement on Bob McDonnell Supreme Court review

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington issued a statement on the Supreme Court decision to review the corruption conviction of former Gov. Robert McDonnell.


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U.S. Supreme Court to review Bob McDonnell conviction

The United States Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear an appeal of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s conviction on corruption charges.


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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks Virginia news, politics, college football on WREL-1450

Is the former First Couple on its way to prison? Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham discusses the latest in the corruption case involving former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va. Chris also talks about the upcoming Nov. 3 general election and the busy weekend in Virginia college football.


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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks Virginia politics on WREL-1450

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va., to talk Virginia politics. The segment includes an update on the appeals of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, in their federal corruption case, and the division in the Virginia General Assembly over redistricting and the appointment of a new Virginia Supreme Court justice.


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Appeals court: Bob McDonnell to prison while awaiting final appeal?

A federal appeals court has set into motion the possibility that former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell could be headed to prison as soon as next week while awaiting a final appeal of his conviction on federal corruption charges.


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The Chris Graham Show: Maureen McDonnell, Virginia in the presidential race, Rockingham County Fair

The Chris Graham Show reports on the busy week at the Rockingham County Fair – with concerts featuring Lady Antebellum, Alabama and Lynyrd Skynyrd – then dives into Virginia politics with segments on the bribery case involving former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, former First Lady Maureen McDonnell, and presidential contenders Jim Gilmore and Jim Webb.


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Former First Lady files appeal of corruption convictions

Former First Lady Maureen McDonnell is hopeful that recent appeals court decisions in the corruption case of her husband, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, won’t impact her own efforts to get her charges overturned.


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Bob McDonnell down to his last strike

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals turned down the request of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to have the entire court reconsider the appeal of his conviction on public corruption charges, leaving him one avenue – the U.S. Supreme Court.


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The Chris Graham Show: Waynesboro High School, ACC Football Kickoff, Bob McDonnell, and more

The debut of The Chris Graham Show covers a range of hot topics, including the debate on a new Waynesboro High School, the upcoming ACC Football Kickoff and the Bob McDonnell corruption case.


Governor McAuliffe announces settlement to recover taxpayer dollars from Route 460 contract

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that his administration has reached an agreement with U.S. 460 Mobility Partners, the company that was contracted to execute the now-cancelled US Route 460 public-private partnership.


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Podcast: College baseball, the latest on the McDonnells, campus sexual violence, more Virginia news

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va., to talk Virginia news, sports and politics.


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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks news, sports, politics on WREL-1450

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington. The segment covers a wide spectrum of Virginia news and sports: including the latest on court proceedings involving former Gov. Bob McDonnell, accused serial killer Jesse Matthew and UVA student Martese Johnson, and then, switching gears, the latest from the 2015 NCAA Tournament.


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AFP editor talks Maureen McDonnell case on WMAL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks about the Maureen McDonnell sentencing on “Washington’s Drive at Five” on WMAL in Washington, D.C., on Friday.


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Former First Lady Maureen McDonnell sentenced in corruption case

Former Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell was sentenced Friday to a year and a day in federal prison on convictions in a corruption case also involving her husband, one-time Republican Party rising political star Bob McDonnell.


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Gov. Terry McAuliffe has strong approval rating: Why?

A poll out last week from the Wason Center at Christopher Newport University has Gov. Terry McAuliffe with a solid approval rating.


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Unleash the hounds: Bob McDonnell, oppo research and Richmond

Bob McDonnell is about to pull two years of hard time in a federal prison for accepting loans and gifts from a political benefactor.


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What are the chances of a successful Bob McDonnell appeal?

Attorneys for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell are saying they will appeal his convictions on 11 counts in a federal corruption trial that has him headed to prison on Feb. 9. But what are the chances that an appeal can be successful?