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Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell (2nd R) 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. 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.   (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Va. Lawmakers Report Fewer Gifts in Wake of McDonnell Trial

Virginia lawmakers are receiving fewer gifts in the wake of former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s prosecution on corruption charges.

01/19/2015

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)

Feds Oppose Freedom of Former Va. Gov. on Appeal

The government wants a federal judge to deny former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s request that he remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions.

01/09/2015

Navy commander bribes guilty

Navy Commander Pleads Guilty In Massive Bribery Case

Jose Luis Sanchez admitted to accepting cash bribes and sexual favors in exchange for confidential information.

01/06/2015

File photo of courtroom.(Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

‘This Is My Jail': Baltimore Corruption Case Goes To Trial

Gang leaders ruled the Baltimore City Detention Center, using smuggled cellphones to direct crimes on the streets outside, dealing drugs and getting four guards pregnant, a prosecutor said Wednesday at the opening of a major corruption trial involving dozens of officers and inmates.

11/19/2014

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

Defense: Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell’s Wife Took Credit for Loans

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s wife sent text messages claiming exclusive credit for securing loans from a Virginia businessman whose largesse toward the couple is at the heart of their public corruption trial, according to evidence presented Tuesday.

08/19/2014

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