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The FBI is asking associates of the McDonnells about gifts provided to the family by Star Scientific chief executive Jonnie R. Williams Sr. and actions the governor has taken that may have boosted the company.
(Marvin Joseph / The Washington Post)
Had the former Va. governor taken an early plea deal, he could have faced up to a 3-year term or just probation.
It thought that Louis DeNitto Jr. was on its side and worried about a replacement’s drowsy behavior.
It weighed post-scandal reforms, including accelerating plans to study nonpartisan redistricting.
Former Virginia first lady will now be sentenced on Feb. 20. Former governor will be sentenced on Jan. 6.
(Mark Wilson / Getty Images)
Contributions during the former governor’s trial were less than during the two quarters before it.
The ex-Va. governor is arguing that the circumstances around it provide grounds for a new trial.
(Steve Helber / AP)
Proceedings against ex-Va. governor appropriate, prosecutors say; dismissed juror part of new trial bid.
A judge released the questionnaire and will likely release the answers once personal details are scrubbed.
Matt Zapotosky and Rosalind S. Helderman
Man excused from panel on trial’s 12th day said he would have likely argued against conviction.
(Steve Helber / Associated Press)
Rosalind S. Helderman and Matt Zapotosky
The federal case against the couple took months to build and could have ended with a plea agreement.
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