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Aug 20, 2014

In Virginia Trial, Ex-Governor Quickly Points Finger at His Wife

Bob McDonnell, the Virginia ex-governor, began the political sales job of his life Wednesday, testifying to stave off conviction on corruption charges... #Virginia #Bob McDonnell

Aug 20, 2014

In Virginia Trial, Ex-Governor Quickly Points Finger at His Wife

Bob McDonnell, the Virginia ex-governor, began the political sales job of his life Wednesday, testifying to stave off conviction on corruption charges... #Virginia #Bob McDonnell

Aug 14, 2014

The matching funds free money hustle

Louis: By the sorry standards of New York political corruption, this week’s federal conviction of three-time failed candidate Al Baldeo of Queens in connection with a straw-donor scheme might at first seem sad and inconsequential... #Virginia #Bob McDonnell

Aug 09, 2014

Virginia Ex-Governor’s Trial Keeps Focus on Key Donor’s Character

The corporate mentor of Jonnie R. Williams Sr., a witness in the corruption case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell, said his protégé jeopardized the company trying to curry political favor... #Virginia #Bob McDonnell

Aug 06, 2014

Why Cuomo will probably walk

Hammond: Watching Gov. Cuomo twist in the wind of a federal investigation is jerking few tears in New York politics. Republicans are naturally hopeful that the scandal over Cuomo’s ill-fated Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption will b... #U.S. Republican Party #Rob Astorino

Jul 28, 2014

Bob McDonnell’s Corruption Trial in Virginia Symbolizes Growing Political Partisanship

A state government long known for a go-along, get-along culture is now a place where compromise is seen as collaborating with the enemy... #U.S. Republican Party #Rob Astorino

Jul 28, 2014

Is Big Philanthropy A Western 'Tyranny Of Experts' - Or Measure Of Imperfect Democracy?

Years ago, quite early in my development career (which itself is a second career to journalism), I was sitting comfortably in the board room of a white shoe law firm with panoramic views of midtown Manhattan. The occasion was the board meeting of non... #U.S. Republican Party #Rob Astorino

Jul 24, 2014

Cuomo takes heat from challengers on Moreland Commission subpoenas

ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo faced a firestorm of criticism from across the political spectrum Wednesday over allegations that his office interfered with an “independent” commission he formed to investigate corruption... #U.S. Republican Party #Rob Astorino

Jul 28, 2014

Bob McDonnell’s Corruption Trial in Virginia Symbolizes Growing Political Partisanship

A state government long known for a go-along, get-along culture is now a place where compromise is seen as collaborating with the enemy... #U.S. Republican Party #Rob Astorino

Aug 21, 2014

Turkey's Davutoglu named new premier

(AP) -- Recep Tayyip Erdogan named Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as his successor as prime minister on Thursday, with expectations high that the man who has dominated Turkish politics for more than a decade will stay in charge once he is president... #U.S. Republican Party #Rob Astorino