(Alexa Welch Edlund / AP)
Matt Zapotosky, Rosalind S. Helderman and Laura Vozzella
Jonnie Williams testified that the former Va. first lady offered to help his company, with then Gov. McDonnell’s blessing, for $65,000.
(Joe Mahoney / AP)
The corruption of trial of the former governor got underway in Richmond on Tuesday morning.
Carol D. Leonnig and Rosalind S. Helderman
But convincing a jury that Maureen McDonnell had romantic motives could prove difficult, some predict.
Matt Zapotosky and Rosalind S. Helderman
There are four women and eight men on the jury that will decide the fate of the former governor of Virginia.
(Steve Helber / AP)
Rosalind S. Helderman, Matt Zapotosky and Laura Vozzella
Even Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton could get a mention as ex-governor’s federal corruption trial starts Monday.
(Steve Earley / AP)
His attorneys say that character will be “centerpiece” of McDonnell’s defense in corruption case.
Ex-Va. governor can call an expert on finances, but the judge sides with prosecutors on most other disputes.
(Steve Earley / The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
Defense attorney says prosecutors questioned witnesses on couple’s alleged “desperate” money situation.
Former first couple seeking to have high-priced attorney testify as expert witness.
(Bob Brown / AP)
Indictment on sex charge the latest episode in Va. politician’s colorful career.