Tag: Bob McDonnell
House Speaker Bill Howell and Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment are asking the DOJ to dismiss its case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell.
Last week the Supreme Court of the United States unanimously overturned the public corruption conviction of Virginia’s former governor, 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.
The U.S. Supreme Court smacked the hands of federal prosecutors in the corruption case brought against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.
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.
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.
The Supreme Court could be leaning toward siding with convicted former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in his corruption case.
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to uphold the conviction of former Gov. Bob McDonnell.
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.
The United States Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear an appeal of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s conviction on corruption charges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va., to talk Virginia news, sports and politics.
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.
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.
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.
A poll out last week from the Wason Center at Christopher Newport University has Gov. Terry McAuliffe with a solid approval rating.
Bob McDonnell is about to pull two years of hard time in a federal prison for accepting loans and gifts from a political benefactor.
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?
Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins WMAL Drive at Five host Larry O’Connor to talk about the sentencing of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Bill Howell (R-Stafford) issued the following statement Tuesday on Governor Bob McDonnell.
Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today following the sentencing hearing of former Governor Bob McDonnell.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faced 20 years in prison on his convictions on 11 counts in his federal corruption case.
A federal judge has sentenced former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to two years in prison on his convictions in a corruption case, a stunning downfall for a once-rising star in the Republican Party.
Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham was a guest on Washington, D.C., talk radio station WMAL’s “Drive at Five” with host Larry O’Connor on Friday to discuss the latest developments in the upcoming sentencing of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on federal corruption charges.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will be sentenced next week on convictions in his 2014 corruption trial. The one-time rising Republican star faces a decade in prison, but will McDonnell really get that much time? AFP editor Chris Graham and host Jim Bresnahan discuss the McDonnell sentencing on WREL-1450AM.
This edition of Inside the Newsroom dives into the Top News Stories of 2014. Host Crystal Graham and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham have it narrowed down to five, topping the list with the trial, conviction and pending sentencing of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on corruption charges.
The U.S. probation office has recommended that former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell spend at least 10 years in prison for his convictions on a series of corruption charges. Seriously.
Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk about the latest developments in the Rolling Stone UVA rape story controversy.
There is one precinct left to count of the 2,557 spread across Virginia, the University Hall precinct in Albemarle County, and Mark Warner has a 16,540-vote lead over Ed Gillespie.
Conservative waterboy Bart Hinkle has the Bob McDonnell appellate case all figured out: blame Obama. Or to take it to the extreme, indict Obama, because really, why not?
I had no idea what to expect when the jury announced it had reached its verdicts on the charges against former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen, but when the verdicts were announced I was stunned.
Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks Virginia politics with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va. The focus of the discussion is the fallout from the guilty verdicts in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.
Two headlines this week concerning elected officials on both sides of the aisle highlight the cronyism inherent within our government.