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The McDonnells’ defense teams argue their marriage was too broken for them to conspire.
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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.
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Rosalind S. Helderman and Matt Zapotosky
The defense rests in the corruption trial of Virginia’s former first couple with an intimate view from inside.
Steve Hendrix and Laura Vozzella
Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, come and go separately — reinforcing through visuals the testimony about their crumbling marriage.
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Matt Zapotosky and Rosalind S. Helderman
The former Va. governor concluded his testimony after nearly 24 hours on the witness stand.
Rosalind S. Helderman, Matt Zapotosky and Justin Jouvenal
The corruption trial of the former governor was expected to turn on his cross-examination.
The former Virginia governor tries to sway the jury in his public corruption trial.
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Mary Pat Flaherty
Judge James R. Spencer keeps questioning moving in the former Virginia governor’s corruption trial
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Laura Vozzella, Matt Zapotosky and Rosalind S. Helderman
Former Virginia governor’s strategy of showcasing his marital strife carries significant risk, legal observers say.