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Virginia ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell details marital woes at corruption trial
Virginia ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell details marital woes at corruption trial

The troubled marriage of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, has become the centerpiece of the couple's corruption trial in federal court here. But it's not prosecutors who are exposing the embarrassing and highly personal details. It's Bob McDonnell. In defending against federal charges that he and his wife conspired to take up to $177,000 in gifts and loans from a millionaire in exchange for political favors, McDonnell took the stand last week, insisting that his marriage is in such bad shape that he and his wife are hardly speaking, much less capable of conspiring in a plot to extort money. Once considered a rising Republican star and possible vice...

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