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.
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.
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.
Ex-Va. Governor: CEO's Loans Not InappropriateFormer 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.
McDonnell Testifies Extensively About Troubled MarriageFormer Gov. Bob McDonnell wrote a long, forlorn email to his wife three years ago trying to save his marriage.
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.
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.
Ex-Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell's Confidante Testifies at Corruption Trial The key prosecution witness in former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's trial testified Monday that he never saw any signs the governor's marriage was crumbling, and that he never had any intimate physical contact with the first lady.
Key Witness in Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell Trial: Gifts, But No AffairThe key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife said his association with the couple was fraught with bad decisions — but an affair with the first lady was not one of them.
Vacations, Trips Detailed at Ex-Governor's Trial When former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were indicted on corruption charges in January, the couple stood together at a hastily called news conference to denounce the charges.