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Testimony wraps up in McDonnell trial

(AP) An FBI agent testified Thursday that former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife spent many nights together in the governor’s mansion, a final effort to undercut the defense argument that the couple’s failing marriage made a conspiracy implausible. The ...

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Defense rests in McDonnell corruption trial

(AP) Attorneys for former 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 idea that the marriage was so chilly they could not have conspired together. ...

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McDonnell denies corruption charges

(AP) Former Gov. Bob McDonnell wrapped up a grueling four-plus days on the witness stand Tuesday by emphatically denying that he did special favors for a wealthy businessman in exchange for more than $165,000 in gifts, trips and loans. McDonnell ...

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McDonnell faces questions from prosecutors

(AP) Former Gov. Bob McDonnell faced sharp questions Monday from prosecutors about his personal finances, his interactions with a wealthy businessman and what the government claims were his attempts to conceal those details. Prosecutors began their cross-examination of McDonnell as ...

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GOP regains control of state Senate

(AP) GOP candidate Ben Chafin, a Lebanon lawyer, won the special election for the 38th Senate District on Tuesday, solidifying Republican control of the entire General Assembly. With 99 percent of the votes counted, Chafin beat Democrat Mike Hymes 59 ...

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