• How McDonnells will go after an appeal

    In the run-up to and during the nearly six-week trial, defense attorneys signaled several times through objections or arguments to the judge what the lawyers saw as potential grounds for appeal.

  • Defense rests in corruption trial of ex-governor

    MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Attorneys for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife wrapped up their case Wednesday in the couple’s corruption trial, their defense featuring McDonnell’s testimony and the…

  • Ex-governor’s corruption trial focuses on marriage

    LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The corruption trial for ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife plunged Tuesday into the sordid details of the couple’s marriage and the former first lady’s “crush”…