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TODAY   |  January 24, 2014

Ex-Virginia governor to appear in court

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are due in court today after being indicted on federal corruption charges. The Washington Post reports that McDonnell declined to plead guilty to a single fraud count to avoid a trial. They have denied any wrongdoing.

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>> a first court appearance today for former virginia governor bob mcdonnell and his wife maureen. they were accused of accepting illegal gifts from a businessman while mcdonnell was in office. the " washington post " reports that mcdonnell rejected an offer to plead guilty to a single fraud count to avoid a trial and leave his wife out of the case. the mcdonnells have denied any wrong doing.