Rosalind S. Helderman and Matt Zapotosky
Jurors weighed 11 charges against the former Va. governor and several against his wife.
(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)
Justin Jouvenal, Rachel Weiner and Keith L. Alexander
Jurors say their verdict was based on the accumulated weight of a case built by prosecutors day after day.
Mary Pat Flaherty and Laura Vozzella
But the high-profile humiliation isn’t over amid appeals, scrutiny of couple’s troubled marriage.
The ex-Va. first lady was demeaned and defamed by her husband. And it didn’t save either of them.
(Steve Helber / Associated Press)
Todd Schneider, the former chef at the governor’s mansion, turned over the documents that led to the probe.
(Steve Helber / AP)
The jury will decide whether former Va. governor Robert F. McDonnell is guilty of federal corruption charges.
No verdict is reached after more than five hours of discussion, so the panel will return Wednesday morning.
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The McDonnells’ defense teams argue their marriage was too broken for them to conspire.
Laura Vozzella and Rachel Weiner
Some legislators expect the closely watched case to inspire even tougher standards than recent reforms.
Matt Zapotosky, Rosalind S. Helderman and Steve Hendrix
In closing arguments, Robert F. McDonnell’s attorneys say that the government’s star witness lied.