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Va. Governor Putting Together Ethics Commission

Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is putting together a new ethics commission and asking it to come up with concrete proposals on how to improve Virginia’s image in the wake of the former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s corruption conviction.

09/25/2014

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 Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell (center) leaves U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia with his son Bobby (right) after jury began their deliberations on his corruption trial September 2, 2014, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell’s Corruption Case Goes to Jury

The jury began deliberations Tuesday in the corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to federal prison if jurors conclude that the couple sold the influence of his office to a wealthy vitamin executive seeking legitimacy for his company’s signature product.

09/02/2014

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell leaves his trial at U.S. District Court August 28, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Final Arguments Unfold at McDonnell Trial, Jurors To Begin Deliberations Tuesday

The corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife has boiled down to this: Did they knowingly trade special favors for the $165,000 in loans and gifts they admit they took from a dietary supplements promoter?

08/29/2014

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

Testimony Wraps Up in Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell Trial

Testimony has wrapped up in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. Closing arguments are set for Friday morning.

08/28/2014

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

McDonnell Daughter Testifies on Parents’ Marriage

The eldest daughter of former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that her parents’ marriage had been troubled for many years and her mom developed “a mild obsession” with the Virginia businessman whose gifts to the family are at the heart of the McDonnells’ corruption trial.

08/27/2014

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 Virginia Governor Denies Corruption Charges

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell wrapped up a grueling four-plus days on the witness stand Tuesday by emphatically denying that he did special favors for a wealthy businessman in exchange for more than $165,000 in gifts, trips and loans.

08/26/2014

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)

Ex-Va. Governor Faces Questions From Prosecutors

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faced sharp questions Monday from prosecutors about details of his personal finances at his public corruption trial.

08/25/2014

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