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Former Virginia governor cross-examined in corruption trial
Former Virginia governor cross-examined in corruption trial

Government prosecutors got their first chance Monday to cross-examine former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, suggesting that his dire need for cash was the driving force behind his questionable relationship with a local millionaire. McDonnell has insisted that his financial problems have been overstated, testifying last week that he did not need the $50,000 loan that health supplement manufacturer Jonnie Williams made to McDonnell's wife in 2011, and that he was upset when he learned about it. But Assistant U.S. Atty. Michael Dry painted a picture of the McDonnells' increasingly strained finances, quizzing the onetime rising Republican star about a series of credit card...

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