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Eighth Day of Virginia Ex-Governor’s Trial Focuses on Role of His Wife’s Chief of Staff

that her chief of staff — and not Ms. McDonnell — had inappropriately wooed the support of the donor at the core of the corruption case against Ms. McDonnell and her husband, Bob McDonnell, the former governor of Virginia.
New York Times
added Aug 9, 2014 11:11

In Virginia Graft Case, Cognac and Golf Trips Aren’t Smoking Guns

argue that Mr. McDonnell’s actions on behalf of Mr. Williams, who wanted state officials to endorse his product, were in line ... they maintain that whatever assistance the governor provided for Mr. Williams’s company, Star Scientific, produced no tangibl
New York Times
added Aug 6, 2014 07:20

Ex-First Couple’s Defense in Virginia: The State of Their Union

In exchange for Mr. Williams’s largess, prosecutors charge that Mr. McDonnell arranged for him to pitch his product ... and that the first couple tried to help Mr. Williams set up scientific studies of a Star Scientific dietary supplement, Anatabloc, at V
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:52

Star Scientific and Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Announce the Publication of a Peer-Reviewed Article about the ASAP Clinical Trial Showing Immune System Support in Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

a three-month, IRB-approved, five-visit, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, multi-site study evaluating the impact of anatabine dietary supplementation in patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis, one of the most common autoimmune diseases and a
PR Newswire
added Nov 5, 2013 06:29

Virginia’s Attorney General Faces Scrutiny for Ties to Executive

Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, Virginia’s attorney general, said that the timing of his ownership of Star Scientific shares reflected nothing more than his own investment analysis. Star Scientific and its chief executive have been at the center of an explodi
New York Times
added Jul 16, 2013 02:40

BROWNSTEIN: Gov. Bob McDonnell Shows That There's More Than Just 'Quid Pro Quo' Corruption

there's no evidence that any gifts or financial assistance was explicitly given by Williams in exchange for access or assistance for Anatabloc and Star Scientific. Without that, there's no obvious, quid pro quo political corruption. But in an age of mass
National Journal
added Jul 12, 2013 15:56

[Virginia] van den BRINK: Star Scientific Likely Bribed Gov. Bob McDonnell

While the governor has insisted that everything he did was entirely legal, it seems quite obvious that McDonnell has been receiving bribes from Star Scientific, explaining his ardent support for the company
added Jul 12, 2013 15:53
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[Virginia] Bob McDonnell's Growing Scandal Could Spill Over to Ken Cuccinelli

Cuccinelli also has close ties to Williams, accepting vacations at his home and airplane flights and investing more than $10,000 in stock in his company. The attorney general tried to remedy the situation by amending his financial disclosures and recusing
National Journal
added Jul 12, 2013 15:47

At What Point Did Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell Go Too Far?

Williams' gifts — or, as McDonnell insists in some cases, loans — to the governor and his family. Williams picked up the tab at McDonnell's daughter's wedding. He bought the governor a Rolex. Most recently, the Post reported that a trust controlled by Wil
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jul 12, 2013 15:44

[Virginia] Cuccinelli backs away from McDonnell as gift controversy swells

Cuccinelli has sought to stay away from the gift scandal enveloping McDonnell and his family despite having his own ties to Williams and Star. He's received $18,000 in gifts from the donor, about $5,000 of them undisclosed until April, and previously held
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Jul 12, 2013 15:42
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