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Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell says we are a nation of second chances. McDonnell did not call for Governor Northam’s resignation over the racist picture on his 1984 yearbook page. McDonnell said as someone familiar to controversy for his corruption conviction and successful appeal, the question is can Northam be an effective leader for Virginia. […]

The Supreme Court has rejected former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's appeal and will not review his corruption conviction. The High Court's decision was announced on its order list without further comment.

  The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the Bob McDonnell corruption case. The justices voted 8-0 unanimously to vacate the conviction of former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell. Does this mean McDonnell is free? He still remains a free man but prosecutors can re-try him on corruption charges. “Because the jury was not correctly instructed on […]

Former Virginia governor Robert F. “Bob” McDonnell’s corruption convictions appeal is expected to be ruled on today. The U.S. Supreme Court argued McDonnell’s case in April and it was the last case the justices heard for this term. McDonnell and his wife Maureen were convicted on charges of taking gifts and loans in exchange for […]

It looks like former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell will remain free while his corruption convictions are on appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. Monday’s decision from the highest court in the land comes after McDonnell failed to win retrials from lower federal courts and could not convince a federal court in Richmond to allow him […]

The federal government will not allow former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell to remain free while his corruption convictions are on appeal. The U.S. Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr said yesterday the evidence and the appeals court’s decision to uphold the convictions is enough to have McDonnell start his two-year sentence. He is currently free as he tries […]

It’s never really been heard of from the U.S. Supreme Court… Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell remains free for now. On Monday, Supreme Court Justice John Roberts stayed a mandate that would  ask McDonnell to start his 24-month prison sentence. Justice Roberts ordered federal prosecutors to respond to McDonnell’s request for bail by 4 this afternoon. […]

Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell’s appeal to stay out of prison while awaiting an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court on corruption convictions was denied. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied McDonnell’s request on Thursday. He could potentially report to prision, as early as, August 27th. Bob McDonnell was sentenced to two years […]

Former Governor Bob McDonnell was sentenced to 24-months in prison early this year following his corruption convictions. McDonnell appealed his case to the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to remain free until a ruling comes. The appeals court upheld his convictions last month. Lawyers for the ex-governor sited fairness Monday to keep him free […]

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has maintained his innocence on corruption charges since being convicted in 2014 and sentenced to two years in prison in 2015. McDonnell announced on Tuesday that he will appeal his 11-count corruption convictions to the U.S. Supreme Court. A three-judge panel in the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied his request for a […]

  Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell loses his appeal to stay out of prison and now his state pension, all because of a bill he signed into law four years ago. Current governor Terry McAuliffe has started the processing to strip McDonnell of his state pension, which is about 37-hundred dollars a month, according to the Washington […]

Despite a setback, his attorneys are not giving up on a comeback. Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell will continue trying to overturn his corruption conviction. On Friday, a three-judge panel with the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld McDonnell’s conviction on 11-counts of corruption. McDonnell was sentenced in January to two years in prison but remains […]