Bob McDonnell scandal

Experts: 2-Year Sentence for McDonnell Good News for WifeFormer 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.
Ex-Virginia Governor McDonnell Gets 2 Years in PrisonFormer 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.
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.
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.
Jury Ends Day 2 of Talks In Ex-Va. Governor TrialJurors 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.
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.
Witness: McDonnell Struggled to Rein in His WifeFormer 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.
Spielberg Encounter Described at Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell TrialThe 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.
Aide to Ex-Va. 1st Lady: No Signs of Marital WoesThe 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.
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.
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.
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.
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