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Stories with person: Robert McDonnell
  • Former governor to lose pension based on a law he signed 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 6:10 pm

    RICHMOND, Virginia - Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's pension benefits can be taken away based on a law he signed while governor, according to a legal opinion issued Friday by Attorney General Mark Herring.

  • AG opinion paves way for governor revoke McDonnell's pension 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 5:25 pm

    RICHMOND, Virginia - Former Gov. Bob McDonnell's pension benefits can be taken away based on a law he signed while governor, according to a legal opinion issued Friday by Attorney General Mark Herring.

  • No more steak: Wining and dining of pols down in Va. 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 5:31 pm

    RICHMOND, Virginia - Prior to the corruption scandal involving former Gov. Bob McDonnell, lobbyists spent nearly $20,000 at Morton's Steakhouse during the 2013 legislative session. Two years later, that number fell to $3,200. A similar phenomenon occurred at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, where lobbyists reported spending nearly $16,000 during the 2013 legislative session. This year, they spent $2,500.

  • Appeals court upholds former Virginia governor's convictions 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 3:09 pm

    RICHMOND, Virginia - A federal appeals panel upheld former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's public corruption convictions Friday, rejecting his claim that he only extended routine political courtesies to a wealthy businessman who showered him and his family with expensive gifts and five-figure loans.

  • McAuliffe lags behind predecessor in big donor fundraising 
    Updated: Jul-08-15 11:10 am

    RICHMOND, Virginia - Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is lagging behind his GOP predecessor in big donor fundraising going into a key election season.