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  • Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell found guilty in corruption trial

    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell found guilty in corruption trial
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were convicted Thursday on multiple counts of public corruption after jurors brushed aside defense protestations that their broken marriage prevented them from conspiring to use political power for...
  • Virginia ex-governor, wife found guilty in corruption trial

    Virginia ex-governor, wife found guilty in corruption trial
    RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - A federal jury on Thursday found former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife guilty of accepting sweetheart loans and lavish gifts from a businessman in exchange for promoting his company. McDonnell, a Republican...
  • Politics could be issue in McDonnell jury deliberations

    Politics could be issue in McDonnell jury deliberations
    RICHMOND — When word leaked of a federal investigation into then Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, in the midst of hot election year, there was plenty of grumbling about playing politics — and politics could still pay a role as 12...
  • Breaking down the charges against the McDonnells

    Breaking down the charges against the McDonnells
    RICHMOND — The jury deciding the federal corruption case against Virginia's former governor and his wife is expected to hand down a total of 26 findings when they render their verdict after a five-week trial. Bob and Maureen McDonnell each face 12...
  • Williams and the McDonnells: A timeline

    March 2009: Star Scientific lets Bob McDonnell's gubernatorial campaign use its jet (leased to it by company chief executive Jonnie Williams) for two trips, together worth more than $10,800. October 2009: Star lets McDonnell use its plane two more times,...
  • Christie spending on outside lawyers tops $50 million in 2 years

    Christie spending on outside lawyers tops $50 million in 2 years
    TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has spent more than $50 million since the start of 2013 on lawyers outside his administration — largely because of costs related to the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal. The...
  • McDonnell trial: Jury ends second day of deliberations without a verdict

    McDonnell trial: Jury ends second day of deliberations without a verdict
    There's no verdict yet in the case against Bob and Maureen McDonnell. The former governor and his wife entered and left the federal courthouse here twice Wednesday, and each visit was perfunctory: to watch U.S. District Court Judge James R. Spencer...
  • Waiting for the jury ...

    Those snarky hints that familiarity breeds speed when Illinois juries consider political corruption -- ha! Killing time on day 2 of jury deliberations in the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, not completely idle hands thought...
  • McDonnell trial highlights from week 4

    RICHMOND – A little bit extra from the trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell, week four: The jury lost another member last week, moving the third of only four available alternates into the regular, 12-member jury. It was a family emergency this time,...
  • McDonnell: "I got my life out of balance"

    RICHMOND — Bob McDonnell closed the fourth week of his federal corruption trial Friday by telling the jury, over and again, that he never did anything illegal for Jonnie¬†¬† R. Williams Sr. He said he doesn’t blame his wife for landing the...
  • McDonnell trial: Jury instructions can affect the outcome

    In a way, what Judge James Spencer is going to ask jurors in the trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell to do will be to read the minds of the former governor and first lady of Virginia. And the way he asks them to figure out the McDonnells' intent when...
  • McDonnell trial: The arguments are over, case likely to go to jury on Tuesday

    McDonnell trial: The arguments are over, case likely to go to jury on Tuesday
    RICHMOND – Attorneys made their final arguments Friday in the case against Bob and Maureen McDonnell, leaving it to a federal jury to decide the former first couple’s fate. Deliberations should begin Tuesday morning, after the holiday...