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Prosecutors say McDonnells can talk to relatives, but not about the case

(Steve Earley / AP)

Ex-Va. governor and his wife should not be able to discuss the case with potential witnesses, prosecutors say.

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State to drop investigation of McDonnell without charges

(Steve Helber / AP)

No conclusion on disclosure filings was made, but prosecutor says federal inquiry supersedes his probe.

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Bob and Maureen McDonnell, businessman bonded over financial needs, prosecutors say

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Debate centers on whether gifts flowed to advance Williams’s firm or to ease first couple’s money stress.

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Who had the worst week in Washington? Maureen McDonnell.

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An indictment alleges she lived the high life on someone else’s dime.

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McDonnell rejected plea offer to face one felony, spare wife any charges, avoid trial

(Steve Helber / AP)

Ex-governor’s wife had told prosecutors she felt responsible for link to wealthy businessman.

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In Virginia, not politics as usual

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The McDonnells’ indictment is not about the criminalization of ordinary business.

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It took two to tango

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The Dragon Lady Thesis doesn’t hold water.

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Bob McDonnell was a man in denial about legal risks of taking gifts

(Steve Helber / AP)

Indictment shows Virginia governor succumbed to mix of family debt, assertive wife, taste for luxury.

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Sympathy for Robert McDonnell not showing up in former Va. governor’s defense fund

(Steve Helber / AP)

Bipartisan support expressed for former Va. governor, but defense fund shows balance of less than $2,000.

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Former Va. Gov. McDonnell and wife charged in gifts case

(Steve Helber / AP)

McDonnell and his wife were charged with illegally accepting gifts, luxury vacations and large loans.