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  • Tracing links between a promoter's generosity and a governor's acts

     Tracing links between a promoter's generosity and a governor's acts
    For all the cringeworthy talk of crushes, conniptions and collapsing marriage, the key to the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, will be connecting dots — whether prosecutors can link gifts and loans from businessman Jonnie R. Williams Sr. to the former first couple's efforts to win state help for the free-spending executive's business.
  • Virginia meets the Chicago Way

    Virginia meets the Chicago Way
    When their farfetched marriage-gone-bad defense failed to save former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, from guilty verdicts in their corruption trial, I could not help but wonder: Why didn't they take a plea deal when they had the...

    Breaking down the charges against the McDonnells

    Breaking down the charges against the McDonnells
    RICHMOND — The jury deciding the federal corruption case against Virginia's former governor and his wife is expected to hand down a total of 26 findings when they render their verdict after a five-week trial. Bob and Maureen McDonnell each face 12...

    Williams and the McDonnells: A timeline

    March 2009: Star Scientific lets Bob McDonnell's gubernatorial campaign use its jet (leased to it by company chief executive Jonnie Williams) for two trips, together worth more than $10,800. October 2009: Star lets McDonnell use its plane two more times,...

    Jury's quick verdict in McDonnell case a message in itself

    Jury's quick verdict in McDonnell case a message in itself
    RICHMOND — The guilty verdicts for Bob and Maureen McDonnell came faster and more decisively than usual in public corruption cases, where juries routinely deadlock on least some counts — perhaps a sign that the law and the voters are taking...