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Washington-Based Group Names McDonnell One of the Worst Governors

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A left-leaning, watchdog group called Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington has named Governor Bob McDonnell one of the worst governors in America.

McDonnell is under investigation by federal and state authorities for promoting the business interests of a wealthy donor in exchange for thousands of dollars in gifts. He's also accused of using the governorship to enrich himself and his family.

The watchdog group based the rankings on a number of factors including corruption, transparency, partisan politics and more.

Of the 18 governors named in the report, only two of them were Democrats.

To read the full list, click here. 


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