Virginia Governor

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's McAuliffe May Bypass Legislature to Expand Medicaid

Laura Vozzella, Washington Post

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is considering expanding health coverage without the approval of the state legislature, a move that would muscle his top priority past Republican opponents but also throw his young administration into a partisan firestorm and uncertain legal territory.

McAuliffe’s Commerce Sect. Target of Fed. Investigation

Washington Free Beacon Staff

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s commerce sect. Maurice Jones improperly lobbied Congress as a member of the Obama admin., according to an internal federal investigation launched by the U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development.

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.