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Stories with person: Robert McDonnell
  • 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.

  • Gov. McAuliffe announces settlement on Route 460 project 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 3:17 pm

    RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a $149 million settlement Thursday with the builders of a failed toll road project that would have paralleled the existing U.S. 460 from Suffolk to Petersburg.