Tags » Virginia Politics

Jury to begin deliberations in ex-governor trial

RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY/AP) – A federal jury will hear instructions from a judge before beginning deliberations in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. 159 more words

Local News

In Virginia, US Senate race unusually low key

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As a swing state that holds off-year elections, Virginia is used to marquee campaigns: National groups poured millions of dollars into last year’s heated matchup for governor between Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli, and presidential candidates give the state their full attention. 678 more words


Va. gets grant for education, workforce training

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia has been selected to receive a $170,000 grant to help better align education and workforce training with economic development priorities. 109 more words


Final arguments unfold at ex-governor's trial

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife has boiled down to this: Did they knowingly trade special favors for the $165,000 in loans and gifts they admit they took from a dietary supplements promoter? 941 more words

Local News

Testimony ends, jury done for the day in McDonnell trial

RICHMOND, Va. (AP/WAVY) — An FBI agent testified Thursday that former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife spent many nights together in the governor’s mansion, a final effort to undercut the defense argument that the couple’s failing marriage made a conspiracy implausible. 536 more words

Top Video

Gov. McAuliffe opens political gift debate

VIRGINIA (WAVY) — As the public corruption trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell moves forward, only 10 On Your Side spoke with Governor Terry McAuliffe about conflicts of interest and gifts received while in office. 616 more words

Local News

Bob McDonnell Blames Eve

The old-fashioned motto “women and children first” is dead, today it is protect yourself first. Last week a Politico article noted that former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell, on trial for accepting improper gifts as governor, was employing a novel legal strategy: blame Eve. 145 more words