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Ex-W.Va. Supreme Court justice gets 2 years for corruption

Feb. 13, 2019 5:57 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia Supreme Court justice who had a $32,000 blue suede couch in his office and was at the center of an impeachment and corruption scandal was sentenced to two years in federal prison Wednesday. "I have not seen evidence of remorse," U.S. District Judge John T....

The Latest: Ex-West Virginia Supreme Court justice sentenced

Feb. 13, 2019 4:26 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on former West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry's sentencing (all times local): 4:25 p.m. A former West Virginia Supreme Court justice at the center of an impeachment scandal has been sentenced to two years behind bars. A federal judge in Charleston, West...

House Democrats gear up for showdown over Mueller report

Feb. 12, 2019 6:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are stepping up their efforts to investigate President Donald Trump and his associates, hiring new lawyers and staff as they take on oversight responsibility and prepare for a showdown over access to special counsel Robert Mueller's final Russia report. House Judiciary...

Virginia sex allegations are latest against state officials

Feb. 12, 2019 1:13 PM EST

Virginia's lieutenant governor has denied newly publicized allegations that he sexually assaulted two women years ago and has vowed to continue serving in office. It's a scenario that already has played out in several other states, with differing conclusions. At least six other statewide elected officials have...

Watergate in full: Epic documentary shows at Berlin fest

Feb. 12, 2019 11:11 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Charles Ferguson thought Watergate had never "properly been done." The result was a documentary that explores the American presidential scandal in its full epic span, clocking in at more than four hours. The director of financial crisis documentary "Inside Job," which won an Oscar in 2011, is...

The Latest: Fairfax accuser's lawyer urges public hearing

Feb. 12, 2019 2:26 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on scandals involving Virginia's Democratic leaders (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The lawyer representing one of the women who has accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault is urging state lawmakers not to delay a public hearing on the matter. Attorney Nancy...

Clamor for ouster of top Democrats slows in Virginia

Feb. 11, 2019 6:27 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The clamor for the resignation of Virginia's top two politicians seemed to die down Monday, with some black community leaders forgiving Gov. Ralph Northam over the blackface furor and calling for a fair hearing for Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax on the sexual assault allegations against him....

10 Things to Know for Today

Feb. 11, 2019 7:22 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP TRIES TO TURN BORDER DEBATE WITH EL PASO RALLY In his first rally since November's midterm elections, the president is aiming to deliver on his elusive signature pledge to American voters. 2. SPONSOR...

Virginia lawmaker backs off plans to introduce impeachment bill on Monday seeking ouster of Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax

Feb. 11, 2019 7:02 AM EST
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmaker backs off plans to introduce impeachment bill on Monday seeking ouster of Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax.

The Latest: Virginia congresswoman: Northam should resign

Feb. 10, 2019 8:18 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the blackface and sexual assault allegations involving Virginia's top three Democrats (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Virginia lawmakers on Monday will reluctantly face the unprecedented prospect of impeaching the state's second-most powerful leader as they struggle to...