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Suit challenges when candidates for statewide office can fundraise

An elections board ruling that allows a candidate for lieutenant governor to raise money during Maryland's legislative session is being challenged in court.

Thursday - 12/26/2013, 07:56pm EST

Tags: Ken Ulman, Anthony Brown, Doug Gansler, Maryland governors race, Maryland State Board of Education, Maryland State Board of Elections, General Assembly, kate Ryan,

Questions over Va. governor's relationship with donor goes national

Virginia's embattled governor is once again attracting national attention as details come out about the thousands of dollars in cash and gifts he received from a donor and businessman whose company the governor has helped promote.

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 02:15pm EDT

Tags: Bob McDonnell, Jonnie Williams, Star Scientific, campaign finance, MSNBC, Chap Peterson, Bob Marshall, Hank Silverberg

Va. entrepreneur caught in growing political drama

When Jonnie R. Williams believed he had discovered a way to make tobacco less harmful, the Virginia car salesman-turned-entrepreneur tried to sell his method to anyone who would listen.

Monday - 05/13/2013, 02:41pm EDT

Tags: Star Scientific, Jonnie R. Williams, Bob McDonnell, Ken Cuccinelli, Securities and Exchange Commission, tobacco