By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A unanimous Supreme Court on Monday overturned the bribery conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in a ruling that could make it harder for prosecutors to bring corruption cases against elected officials.
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
It’s expected to be the justices’ final meeting before they disperse on their summer breaks.
In our news wrap Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s corruption appeal with seeming sympathy, as both liberal and conservative justices suggested the federal bribery law is too broad. Also, House Speaker Paul Ryan suggested the…
By PBS NewsHour
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed poised to overturn the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on political corruption charges and place new limits on the reach of federal bribery laws.
In our news wrap Friday, Washington, New York, Trenton and Baltimore all broke temperature records during a burst of arctic air that wreaked havoc by freezing pipes. Also, about 800,000 people who use HealthCare.gov received the wrong tax information from…
By Ruth Tam
Watch out Frank and Claire Underwood: You’ve got nothing on these eight political couples.
By Laura Santhanam
A judge today sentenced Bob McDonnell, Virginia's former governor and a one-time potential vice-presidential contender, to two years in prison after he was found guilty of political corruption.
By Domenico Montanaro, Terence Burlij, Rachel Wellford, Simone Pathe
Today in the Morning Line: National Republicans sending Roberts some help McDonnell found guilty on corruption charges Kerry, Hagel talk strategy with NATO allies The ‘Bill factor’ in the midterms Roberts getting reinforcements: National Republicans are reportedly sending in…
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