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[Virginia] U.S. Attorney's Office recommends retrial of Bob McDonnell

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia reportedly has recommended that the Justice Department seek to retry former Gov. Bob McDonnell on corruption charges...federal prosecutors will seek to bring a new case against the former go
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 3, 2016 14:56
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California ballot campaigns raise nearly $300M

Tobacco is outspending its opposition 2-to-1 in an effort to defeat Proposition 56, which would add a $2 tax onto each pack of cigarettes. That would increase the tax to $2.87. “Corporations have poured in more than $37 million so far to defeat the meas
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Sep 3, 2016 13:17
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A Lobbyist Wrote the Bill. Will the Tobacco Industry Win Its E-Cigarette Fight?

Documents obtained by The New York Times show that Altria last year distributed draft legislation on Capitol Hill that would eliminate the new requirement that most e-cigarettes already on sale in the United States be evaluated retroactively to determine
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2016 13:33
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[California] LATE CONTRIBUTION REPORT: NO ON 56 - STOP THE SPECIAL INTEREST TAX GRAB. MAJOR FUNDING BY PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES (MADE BY ITS SERVICE COMPANY, ALTRIA CLIENT SERVICES LLC) / AMOUNT RECEIVED: $386,000.00
CA Secretary of State
added Sep 4, 2016 10:56
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[Virginia] U.S. attorney’s office recommends putting Robert McDonnell on trial again

Less than three months after the Supreme Court vacated the convictions of former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell, the U.S. attorney’s office that prosecuted the Republican has recommended to Justice Department higher-ups that they endeavor to try h
Washington Post
added Sep 3, 2016 15:01
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[Virginia] Feds Recommend Retrying Ex-Gov. Robert McDonnell

Disgraced former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell, convicted of 11 counts of bribery and corruption but granted a reprieve by the Supreme Court, could face a retrial. Lawyers in the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of Virginia have reportedl
U.S. News & World Report
added Sep 3, 2016 14:57
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In California, four measures get most of the cash

Tobacco companies have outraised supporters of the cigarette tax, Proposition 56, by about a two-to-one margin. Corporations have poured in more than $37 million so far to defeat the measure.
Maplight.org [Money and Politics: Illuminating the Connection] (Sunlight Foundation)
added Sep 3, 2016 13:18
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[Virginia] Feds Get More Time To Decide Whether To Retry McDonnell ($$)

The Fourth Circuit has granted the federal government’s request for three more weeks to decide whether to pursue charges against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark June decision that vacated and remanded his br
Law360
added Aug 31, 2016 21:16
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Top 10 Contributor List: November 2016 General Election: Prop 56 - California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016: Opposing

1 Philip Morris USA Inc. and its affiliates...$19,478,325 / 2 R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and its affiliates, by its service company RAI Services Company $13,235,970...Total from top contributors $35,588,859
California Fair Political Practices Commission
added Sep 4, 2016 11:13
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Top 10 Contributor List: November 2016 General Election: Prop 56 - California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016: Supporting

1 CA Hospitals Committee on Issues - $10,000,000 / 2 CA State Council of Service Employees Issues Committee - $2,092,146... Total from top contributors $17,056,669
California Fair Political Practices Commission
added Sep 4, 2016 11:10
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