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  • Jury begins deliberations in corruption trial of Virginia ex-governor

    09/02/2014 1:52:35 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 9 replies
    Reuters ^ | Tue Sep 2, 2014 4:44pm EDT | Gary Robertson
    (Reuters) - Jury deliberations started on Tuesday in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife, who are charged with taking sweetheart loans and lavish gifts from a businessman.
  • Virginia Governor, Republican Bob McDonnell, signs Voter ID into law

    03/26/2013 1:46:49 PM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | Mar. 26, 2013 | Robert Laurie
    Whether you believe voter fraud is a huge problem or just a minor annoyance, there’s no way you can argue that it doesn’t happen. Virtually every recent election has been marred by reports of people voting under fake names, voting multiple times, or casting fraudulent ballots. Supporters of Voter ID laws have long argued that there’s a simple way to stop most of these problems from occurring: require a photo ID from each registered voter in order to cast a ballot. It’s simple, quick, and prevents “disenfranchisement” by securing the process. In short, it’s a no-brainer. So, obviously, Democrats hate...
  • Allen and McDonnell Endorse Thompson

    11/13/2007 10:41:28 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies · 183+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | November 13, 2007 | Tim Craig
    Former senator George F. Allen (R-Va.) and Attorney General Robert F. McDonnell (R), potential rivals in the 2009 governor's race, joined this morning to reiterate their support for Fred Thompson's bid for the GOP presidential nomination. At an event in Richmond, Allen and McDonnell praised Thompson's conservative credentials and said he is the Republican's best hope for unifying the party. "It is very easy for me to advocate for Fred because we think so much alike," said Allen, who cited Thompson's views on abortion, taxes, national security, illegal immigration and trade. McDonnell noted that Thompson won the endorsement yesterday of...