Bob McDonnell scandal

Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell leaves U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia with family members, including his son Bobby (R), after he found guilty in his corruption trial September 4, 2014, in Richmond, Virginia. The jury found McDonnell guilty of 11 corruption-related counts, and his wife Maureen McDonnell of eight counts. They were on trial for accepting gifts, vacations and loans from a Virginia businessman in exchange for helping his company.   (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Former Va. Governor’s Attorney Vows to Appeal

Kathleen L. Carmody said she voted for Bob McDonnell and thought he was “terrific for Virginia” as governor — but as a juror in McDonnell’s corruption trial, she was compelled to convict him.

09/05/2014

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, Wife Guilty of Public Corruption

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, have been convicted in a public corruption case that accused them of conspiring to use his office to promote a businessman’s product in exchange for gifts.

09/04/2014

File photo of  jury box. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Jury Ends Day 2 of Talks In Ex-Va. Governor Trial

Jurors put in a full day of deliberations Wednesday without reaching a verdict in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

09/03/2014

Former Va. Governor Bob McDonnell walks to his corruption trial at U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, August 18, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Former Va. Governor to Address Marriage at Trial

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will answer questions about the state of his marriage when his public corruption trial resumes in federal court in Richmond.

08/21/2014

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell stands with his wife Maureen McDonnell. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Witness: McDonnell Struggled to Rein in His Wife

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell struggled to rein in his wife’s erratic behavior, causing turmoil throughout the executive staff and nearly prompting a mass resignation among workers in the governor’s mansion, a defense witness testified Monday.

08/18/2014

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Spielberg Encounter Described at Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell Trial

The wealthy businessman who showered former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife with thousands of dollars in gifts and loans tried to impress a cardiologist by having the then-first lady introduce him to movie director Steven Spielberg, the doctor testified Tuesday.

08/12/2014

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Aide to Ex-Va. 1st Lady: No Signs of Marital Woes

The onetime chief of staff to Virginia’s former first lady said Wednesday that she never saw any hint of a romantic relationship between her boss and a wealthy businessman.

08/06/2014

RICHMOND, VA - JANUARY 24: Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen leave the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, on January 24, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. McDonnell and his wife Maureen pleaded not guilty to a 14 count criminal indictment from federal grand jury charging that the couple violated federal corruption laws by using their positions to benefit a wealthy businessman who gave them gifts and loans. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Ex-Va. Governor Seeks Delay of Wife’s Evidence

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking a court to delay introduction of evidence about his wife’s actions or statements in their corruption case.

06/20/2014

RICHMOND, VA - JANUARY 24: Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen leave the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, on January 24, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. McDonnell and his wife Maureen pleaded not guilty to a 14 count criminal indictment from federal grand jury charging that the couple violated federal corruption laws by using their positions to benefit a wealthy businessman who gave them gifts and loans. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Former Va. Governor Seeks Dismissal of Charges

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking a federal judge to dismiss most of the charges he and his wife face in a public corruption case.

03/25/2014

RICHMOND, VA - JANUARY 24: Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen leave the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, on January 24, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. McDonnell and his wife Maureen pleaded not guilty to a 14 count criminal indictment from federal grand jury charging that the couple violated federal corruption laws by using their positions to benefit a wealthy businessman who gave them gifts and loans. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Judge Denies Ex-Virginia Governor’s Motion

A federal judge denied a request Tuesday by the defense team of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, to limit prosecutors’ involvement in a civil case against the government’s key witness, the latest in a string of failed motions by the defense team.

03/18/2014

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