Developer in Johnson case appears to have given thousands in illegal campaign contributions; Warner, Webb say Va. concerns big reason for rejected offshore drilling plan; Kaine 'not sure' about his archives related to Soering; D.C. medical examiner loses accreditation; Dog attacks P.G. students on school bus; Md. requires French rail company applying for contract to disclose role in Holocaust; Va. restaurateur faces criminal 'spanking' charges today
A developer who pleaded guilty in connection with a federal investigation into former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson also appears to have given tens of thousands of dollars in illegal campaign contributions through "straw donors" to former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele and former Rep. Albert Wynn.
Is he a conservative or Republican in "name only"?
Reince Priebus, just over a month into his term as Republican National Committee chairman, is cutting costs and cultivating the party's donor base in an aggressive bid to fix the national party's tattered balance sheet.
By appearances, the past decade has been good for Sanjeet "Sonny" Veen and his Rockville, Md.-based international tire business. However, his success, along with his freedom, now stand threatened by a pending federal indictment in Mississippi.
Sen. Scott Brown, Massachusetts Republican, has told a prosecutor he doesn't want to seek criminal charges against a camp counselor who he says sexually assaulted him 40 years ago on Cape Cod.
Pf-f-f-t. There goes all that newfound civility in press and politics.
For many Republican National Committee members and GOP activists, the real headline after Friday's defeat of RNC Chairman Michael S. Steele was "Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour defeats House Speaker John A. Boehner."
Some supporters of Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele are privately urging him to consider a graceful exit strategy as RNC members prepare for Friday's showdown vote on who will lead the party for the next two years.