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2nd guilty plea in voter fraud case

Christy Goodman reports on the Virginia Politics blog that Cheryl Simmons pleaded guilty to voter fraud Thursday in Arlington Circuit Court.

By Washington Post Editors  | February 24, 2011; 5:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Virginia, Politics  
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Guilty plea in Arlington voter fraud case

Christy Goodman reports in the Virginia Politics blog that William Cockerham pleaded guilty to voter fraud Wednesday in Arlington Circuit court.

By Washington Post Editors  | February 17, 2011; 5:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Arlington, Cons & Scams, Politics  
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Renewed push for castration in Va.

A Virginia legislator is renewing his push to allow castration of sex offenders as an alternative to the increasing costs of detaining and treating them after they've served their prison sentence. Sen. Emmett Hanger's bill would require the state to...

By The Associated Press  | January 26, 2011; 7:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Politics, Sex Crimes, Virginia  
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More death penalty talk in Md.

Within a month, a state panel will take up proposed rules on how lethal injections are administered in Maryland, a lawmaker who co-chairs the committee said Monday. State Sen. Paul Pinsky, D-Prince George's, said in an interview he believes the...

By The Associated Press  | January 18, 2011; 7:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Death Penalty, Maryland, Politics  
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Man pleads guilty in bundling case

A Connecticut wealth manager pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to making false statements to the Federal Election Commission about "bundling" $48,300 in contributions to the 2008 presidential campaign of Hillary Rodham Clinton, and $13,800 to the presidential and Senate campaigns of former Virginia governor Jim Gilmore.

By Spencer S. Hsu  | January 3, 2011; 4:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Around the Nation, Politics, Spencer S. Hsu, Virginia  
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Two indicted for voter fraud in Arlington

Two people working on the failed petition to change the form of Arlington County government this summer were indicted Monday for one count each of election fraud, said Andrew R. Parker, assistant commonwealth's attorney. Cheryl Simmons and William Cockerham...

By Christy Goodman  | December 21, 2010; 6:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Arlington, Politics, Virginia  
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