Bob McDonnell

McDonnell Wants To Volunteer, Not Go to Prison

Larry O'Dell, Associated Press

Lawyers for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell have asked a judge to sentence him to community service instead of prison for his federal corruption convictions.

Gov. McDonnell Trial Reveals Broken Marriage

Nick Ochsner & Peggy Fox, USA TODAY

The stress of the governor's office broke the marriage of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, and his wife, Maureen McDonnell, developed a crush on a businessman who wanted favors from the governor, lawyers for the couple said Tues. in the McDonnells' federal corruption trial.

VA Gov. McAuliffe Rerouted Funds for Inaugural

David Sherfinski, The Washington Times

The Virginia legislature years ago banned governors from donating excess inauguration funds to political causes, but that hasn’t stopped Gov. Terry McAuliffe from finding a way to route $211,000 from his inaugural fund back to his election campaign and the VA Dem. Party.

Media Giving Controversies Equal Coverage?

Fox News

The Chris Christie and Bob McDonnell controversies garnered much more coverage than Dem. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's anti-conservative comments or Wendy Davis' lies. Journalistic standards can be very selective.

Gov. McDonnell: If I'm Guilty, So Is Obama

Tony Lee, Breitbart

After he and his wife were indicted on 14 felony counts, former VA Repub. Gov. Bob McDonnell said that he was being charged based on a "misguided legal theory" that would implicate Obama and nearly every other elected official were it applied as the law of the land.

The Anti-Cuccinelli Axis

Peter Ferrara, American Spectator

Here's how Demts, Repubs, and low information voters combined to defeat a conservative. The roots of Ken Cuccinelli’s 2.5 point loss to ultrapartisan Dem. McAuliffe were planted by Repub. incumbent Gov. Bob McDonnell.

The Betrayal of Ken Cuccinelli

The betrayal of Ken Cuccinelli by the Republican establishment and many of Virginia’s nominally Republican business community leaders is reflective of the precedent the Republican establishment set in their treatment of Barry Goldwater. When an establishment Republican gains a nomination for office the Republican leadership demands that conservatives close ranks with establishment Republicans and support the nominee. However, when a conservative gains a nomination, establishment Republicans are, without consequence, free to criticize the nominee and to do everything they can to undercut the conservative’s campaign.