Jurors in the federal corruption case against Bob McDonnell are being asked to consider whether the former Virginia governor took gifts and loans in exchange for performing “official acts,” but late Thursday lawyers were still haggling over how that term should be defined.
U.S. Park Police will not check the immigration status of the 145 people arrested outside of the White House on Thursday during a protest against the deportation of illegal immigrants.
A former D.C. Council candidate was sentenced on Thursday to 60 days in jail for making false reports to the District’s campaign finance office and concealing $140,000 he received from a shadow financier.
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After calling its final rebuttal witness Thursday morning, the prosecution rested its case in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.
The daughter of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell testified that her mother’s depression went back as far as 20 years as her father grew increasingly absorbed in his political career — the latest in a series of uncomfortable disclosures that have laid bare the McDonnells’ most intimate marital troubles as a defense against the federal corruption charges they face.
D.C. officials unveiled a plan Wednesday that they hope will lay the groundwork to transform the District’s Ward 5 and change its reputation as a dumping ground for businesses other neighborhoods don’t want.
Echoing the “Hands up, don’t shoot!” cry of protesters in Ferguson, protesters gathered outside the Justice Department in the District to demand the agency take action in response to the shooting of unarmed Missouri teenager Michael Brown.
Prosecutors announced Wednesday that all law enforcement officers who fired their weapons during a shooter’s attack inside the Washington Navy Yard have been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing.
A military aircraft crashed Wednesday into a mountain near George Washington National Forest in Virginia.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s defense team rested its case Wednesday morning after Mr. McDonnell had spent all or part of five days defending himself on the witness stand in his public corruption trial.
A Maryland congressman announced Tuesday the Health and Human Services Department’s inspector general has issued subpoenas to get to the bottom of what went wrong with his state’s Obamacare exchange.