Bob McDonnell scandal

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

Experts: 2-Year Sentence for McDonnell Good News for Wife

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell asked a judge for mercy for his wife, as well as himself, before being sentenced to two years in prison for public corruption.

01/07/2015

Gov. Bob McDonnell Virginia State Bar

Ex-Virginia Governor McDonnell Gets 2 Years in Prison

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, once a top Republican prospect for national office, faces sentencing Tuesday for selling the influence of his office to the CEO of a dietary supplements company.

01/06/2015

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

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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. (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

Gov. Bob McDonnell Virginia State Bar

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

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. (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

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