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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. (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

Gov. Bob McDonnell Virginia State Bar

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. (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. (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

Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Ex-Va. Governor: CEO’s Loans Not Inappropriate

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said Friday that there was nothing inappropriate about taking two loans totaling $70,000 from a wealthy vitamin entrepreneur who had asked nothing of him other than calling his father on his 80th birthday.

08/22/2014

Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell at his public corruption trial. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

McDonnell Testifies Extensively About Troubled Marriage

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell wrote a long, forlorn email to his wife three years ago trying to save his marriage.

08/21/2014

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