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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?

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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

McDonnell testified extensively about his troubled marriage Thursday at his public corruption trial. (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 testified extensively about his troubled marriage Thursday 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

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 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.

08/21/2014

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

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell stands with his wife Maureen McDonnell. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Witness: McDonnell Struggled to Rein in His Wife

Former 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.

08/18/2014

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