(Marvin Joseph / The Washington Post)
His corruption convictions have withstood “exhaustive review” and he no longer deserves bail, they say.
The former governor argues that his case still raises “substantial” questions.
Supreme Court is former governor’s last shot to have his public corruption convictions tossed.
The former Virginia governor’s latest bid to overturn his public corruption conviction is a long shot, experts say.
(Mark Gormus / AP)
Even though former Va. governor Robert McDonnell lost his appeal, his wife’s case is moving forward.
The federal court’s decision could put public officials on notice about any actions on behalf of benefactors.
(Steve Helber / AP)
Oral arguments in the ex-governor’s appeal suggest that jury instructions and pretrial questioning of jurors will be critical issues.
Surveys reveal details about the men and women who convicted the former governor and his wife.
Matt Zapotosky and Laura Vozzella
Group of former state attorneys general say “No lunch with a lobbyist if safe” if his conviction is allowed to stand.
(Steve Helber / Associated Press)
Matt Zapotosky, Rosalind S. Helderman and Rachel Weiner
In delivering the sentence, the judge said he struggled to understand the true nature of Maureen McDonnell, who told him, “I blame no one but myself.”