Rachel Weiner covers national politics for Post Politics and The Fix. She came to the Washington Post in 2010 as a political web editor and anchored the Post's 2012 election blog. She was previously a web editor at The Huffington Post.
The ex-Maryland governor plans instead to launch a political action committee so he can be heard “not just in Maryland, but in the country.“
Given his age and years of government service, McDonnell was likely getting about $3,700 a month.
The Planned Parenthood furor has brought back an issue that GOP had been avoiding in recent years.
Mark Herring points to a law relating to felony convictions, which the former governor himself signed.