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Monday, Aug 19, 2013 at 3:15 PM
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By Matthew Stabley

Va. Gov. McDonnell’s Lawyers Meet With Investigators

Va. Gov. McDonnell’s Lawyers Meet With Investigators

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s lawyers met with investigators Monday in the continuing probe into gifts the governor and his family received from a politically connected donor. Read »

Friday, Aug 9, 2013 at 4:28 PM
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By Michael Felberbaum

Star Scientific: No Federal Charges Expected

Star Scientific: No Federal Charges Expected

The Virginia dietary supplement maker whose executive is at the heart of a political scandal involving Gov. Bob McDonnell told investors Friday it doesn't expect to be prosecuted. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 at 7:20 PM
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By NBC Washington

McDonnell to Return All Remaining Gifts From Political Donor

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he will return all remaining family gifts from Jonnie Williams. Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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By Bob Lewis

Va. AG Hires Law Firm for Governor's Office

Va. AG Hires Law Firm for Governor's Office

Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli cited a conflict of interest Wednesday in recusing his office from representing Gov. Bob McDonnell and hiring private lawyers to handle matters arising from a case pending against... Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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By Julie Carey

Cuccinelli Explains Failure to Disclose Gifts

Virginia Attorney General and GOP gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli provided a fuller explanation Wednesday for why he failed to initially disclose gifts he accepted from the CEO of a company that's now... Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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By Julie Carey

McDonnell: Gifts From Political Donor Didn't Buy Favors

Gov. Bob McDonnell says a $15,000 gift to his daughter and more than $100,000 in political contributions to him did not buy any special favors for donor Jonnie Williams and his dietary supplement company,... Read »

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Julie Carey
Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon News4 Maryland Reporter Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4, focusing on Maryland.
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Mark Murray NBC News Deputy Political Director Mark Murray is the NBC News Deputy Political Director, NBC News First Read analyst and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Tom Sherwood News4 Political Reporter Tom Sherwood is a reporter for News4 specializing in politics and the D.C. government.
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