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  1. Judge dismisses charges against former Utah attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    ... this month, citing the recent Supreme Court dismissal of the bribery conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. Rawlings also said federal investigators would not cooperate and share evidence. Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and ...

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  2. Virginia Supreme Court strikes down Govenor McAuliffe's executive orderRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Cavalier Daily

    ... the accusations of political motivations on McAuliffe's part, but said that the state's previous Governor Bob McDonnell, a Republican, also used his executive authority to restore rights to some felons. Based on a demographic analysis and an ...

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  3. Hoop hopeful: The development begins at Kearny campRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Observer

    ... more than 70 youngsters who had the same chance as Lerdo, to learn something about basketball from head coach Bob McDonnell and a staff of excellent coaches that included St. Peter's Prep head coach Alex Mirabel, former Harrison head coach Noel ...

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  4. General Assembly Elders Have RequestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Two of the General Assembly's leaders want the U.S. Department of Justice to drop its case against a former governor. House of Delegates Speaker Bill Howell and State Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment have asked U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to dismiss the feds' case against Bob McDonnell.

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  5. Tim Kaine gifts received called out by Trump as corruptRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    The approximately $160,000 in gifts Sen. Tim Kaine accepted as governor and lieutenant governor of Virginia is getting renewed scrutiny with Mr. Kaine in line to potentially become the next vice president, with critics quick to draw comparisons to the federal corruption case of former Gov. Bob McDonnell . The disclosures include about $45,000 in travel and lodging reimbursements from President Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, according to the Virginia Public Access Project , a nonpartisan tracker of money in Virginia politics.

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  6. Two Virginia Lawmakers Ask for Dismissal of McDonnell CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC29

    Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell and Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment, Jr., sent a letter Friday to Attorney General Loretta Lynch asking the United States Department of Justice to dismiss its case against former Governor Bob McDonnell. "As the senior legislative leaders of the Commonwealth of Virginia, we respectfully request the Department of Justice dismiss its case against former Governor Robert F. "Bob" McDonnell," Howell and Norment write in the letter.

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  7. Speaker Bill Howell, Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment ask DOJ to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Martinsville Bulletin

    Virginia Speaker of the House William J. Howell, R-Stafford and Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment, R-James City County, have asked the U.S. Department of Justice to dismiss the corruption case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell.

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  8. Bharara bats back on Silvera s appeal argumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Albany Times Union

    U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's office says that a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision is irrelevant to the case of ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who was convicted on public corruption charges last year, and that he should not remain free while appealing. In June, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, arguing that the prosecutors had interpreted what constituted "official acts" by McDonnell overly broadly.

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  9. RNC Chairman: Kaine is 'window dressing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NBC12

    ... was no corrupt agreement, like the one prosecutors alleged in the overturned conviction of former Governor Bob McDonnell. Priebus said Kaine won't help or hurt Clinton, calling him "window dressing." The Clinton Campaign clearly disagreed, citing ...

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  10. Fact Checking Trump's Claims About Tim Kaine's GiftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | ABC News

    Donald Trump assailed Hillary Clinton 's running mate Sen. Tim Kaine , D-Virginia, for allegedly accepting thousands of dollars of gifts while serving in the Virginia statehouse, suggesting there was a double standard for former Gov. Bob McDonnell , who was prosecuted for his acceptance of gifts while serving in the same job. Is it the same Kaine that took hundreds of thousands of dollars in gifts while Governor of Virginia and didn't get indicted while Bob M did? But McDonnell came under scrutiny not because he accepted gifts or because he failed to disclose a significant portion of them, but rather, prosecutors asserted, because he and his wife gave official preferential treatment in exchange to more than $175,000 from one gift-giver.

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  11. Is the Clinton Foundation the Clinton Mafia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | JD Journal

    ... who was Secretary of State when the approval was granted. As an aside, imagine how former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell feels. That poor schlep is in jail because he and his wife took $165,000 in gifts and loans for doing minor favors for a guy ...

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  12. Kaine's $160,000 in Gifts Was Legal, UnfortunatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Bloomberg

    ... All the same, they shed a distinct light on the Supreme Court's decision last month to absolve his successor, Bob McDonnell, of corruption charges. Comparing Kaine's gifts to McDonnell's suggest that there was an ethical difference -- and also that ...

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  13. Fact check: Trump on Tim Kaine's giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | USA Today

    Fact check: Trump on Tim Kaine's gifts On Twitter and TV, Donald Trump falsely claimed that former Virginia Gov. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2aetPdM On Twitter and TV, Donald Trump falsely claimed that former Virginia governor Tim Kaine "took far more money" in gifts than another former Virginia governor, Bob McDonnell, who was convicted on bribery charges - a conviction later overturned by the Supreme Court. Trump compared Kaine - Hillary Clinton's choice for vice president - to McDonnell, who was convicted in 2014 of taking more than $175,000 in loans and gifts from a businessman without disclosing them.

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  14. PolitiFact Debunks Trump's "Dead Wrong" Smear Of Tim KaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Media Matters for America

    PolitiFact's Warren Fiske corrected Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump after he erroneously claimed that Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine took more undisclosed personal gifts than former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. convicted in 2014 on 11 counts of corruption after being accused of taking "undisclosed" gifts from businessman Jonnie Williams in exchange for connecting him to state officials, including $120,000 in loans, a Rolex watch and the use of Williams' vacation home.

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  15. Trump on Tim Kaine's GiftsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | FactCheck.org

    On Twitter and TV, Donald Trump falsely claimed that former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine "took far more money" in gifts than another former Virginia governor, Bob McDonnell, who was convicted on bribery charges - a conviction later overturned by the Supreme Court. Trump compared Kaine - Hillary Clinton's choice for vice president - to McDonnell, who was convicted in 2014 of taking more than $175,000 in loans and gifts from a businessman without disclosing them.

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  16. NBC's Mitchell Lauds Kaine as 'Heroic' for Going Left on Gun LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | NewsBusters.org

    ... a resounding defense. Virginia has a very strange -- let's face it -- strange gift law. The difference with Bob McDonnell -- who came, you know, was convicted and then the supreme court overturned it is, there was no quid pro quo. He declared it. ...

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  17. PolitiFact: Donald Trump errs in comparing gifts to Tim Kaine, Bob McDonnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Kaine, D-Va., as corrupt for accepting gifts. Trump compared Kaine to his successor, former Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell, saying McDonnell nearly went to prison for accepting far less. McDonnell stood trial for accepting $177,000 in undisclosed ...

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  18. Donald Trump blasts Tim Kaine over taking $160,000 in gifts as Virginia governorRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | Washington Times

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump unveiled a new line of attack against Sen. Tim Kaine in an interview broadcast on Sunday, blasting Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's running mate for taking more than $160,000 in gifts when he was governor of Virginia. Mr. Trump compared Mr. Kaine to his successor, former Republican governor Bob McDonnell, who was recently cleared by the U.S. Supreme Court of corruption convictions related to gifts he took while in office.

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  19. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | Lucianne.com

    ... while governor of Virginia, noting that "similar presents" led to corruption charges former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell. Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine took advantage of the state's lax gift laws to receive an $18,000 Caribbean vacation, $5,500 in ...

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  20. Trump slams Clinton's VP pick: 'I was shocked'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Hill

    Tim Kaine Trump slams Clinton's VP pick: 'I was shocked' Trump: Clinton's VP pick 'VERY disrespectful' to Sanders, supporters Democrats vote to overhaul superdelegate system MORE Bernie Sanders Trump slams Clinton's VP pick: 'I was shocked' Biden to end long career by boosting his rival Trump: Clinton's VP pick 'VERY disrespectful' to Sanders, supporters MORE "And they said, 'Well, they weren't really gifts, they were suits and trips and lots of different things,' all for $160,000," Trump said. "I believe it was Bob McDonnell, in the meantime, he had to go to the United States Supreme Court to get out of going to jail," he continued, referring to the former Virginia governor.

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