Newspaper Editorial Boards Call for McDonnell's Resignation

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He apologized, and says he's returned unreported gifts - but a prominent Virginia editorial board says, despite those efforts, Governor Bob McDonnell should step down.

In an editorial Tuesday, the Virginian-Pilot said the governor's recent efforts to repay loans and return gifts given to him by wealthy campaign donor Jonnie Williams aren't enough to correct his missteps.

The Charlottesville Daily Progress Editorial Board issued another call for McDonnell's resignation earlier this month.


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