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Appeals court hears arguments in McDonnell case

(AP) Three federal appeals court judges focused Tuesday on whether favors then-Gov. Bob McDonnell did for a wealthy benefactor amounted to "official acts" that led to his convictions on 11 public corruption counts. McDonnell's attorney urged a 4th U.S. Circuit of Appeals panel to overturn the convictions, arguing that the former governor only provided routine "ingratiation and ...

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