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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's lawyers filed a motion Tuesday evening asking a federal judge to dismiss most of the charges against McDonnell and his wife in a public corruption case.
A federal judge denied a request Tuesday by the defense team of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, to limit prosecutors' involvement in a civil case against the government's key witness, the latest in a string of failed motions by the defense team.
While investigators say former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell accepted lavish gifts, golf outings and other favors in exchange for boosting a wealthy businessman and his company, the 43-page indictment paints his wife, Maureen, as the one who had her hands outstretched the most.
A federal judge is halting the discovery process in a lawsuit claiming Star Scientific Inc. misled investors.
Gov. Bob McDonnell said Tuesday he plans to return all the gifts a donor supplied Virginia's first family — ending months of legal wrangling and a smattering of calls for his resignation.
Jonnie R. Williams' lavish gifts and his company’s generous political donations are at the center of a growing scandal dogging the state’s two top Republicans — Gov. Bob McDonnell and Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II.
Tobacco maker Star Scientific Inc. says it has developed a moist smokeless tobacco with lower levels of cancer-causing chemicals than any other tobacco product now on the market.