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In this Tuesday, June 3, 2014, file photo, former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, center, walks past the media as he leaves the federal courthouse in Charlotte, N.C. Cannon is scheduled to be sentenced, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in a federal corruption case, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
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Former NC mayor to be sentenced in corruption case

Attorneys have opened their defense of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell
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Former Va. first lady seeks later sentencing

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Texas Gov. Perry ordered to be in court Oct. 31

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Documents show how White House defended Clinton

In this Sept. 16, 2014, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters following a Democratic policy lunch at the Capitol in Washington. Lawyers for a former lobbyist are going before a federal appeals court in San Francisco, on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, to try to overturn his conviction for carrying out a scheme to raise money illegally for Reid. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
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Court hears ex-lobbyist’s illegal fundraising case

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Perry asks to miss court date, cites overseas trip

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Deliberations begin in Rowland’s conspiracy trial

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Rowland declines to take stand in conspiracy trial

California state Sen. Rod Wright appears at a Los Angeles Courthouse on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 during a sentencing hearing. Wright has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for lying about residence. (AP Photo/Nick Ut,File)
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State Sen. Wright gets 90 days in jail for perjury

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Candidate’s husband: I hid Rowland campaign work

In this Sept. 2, 2014 file photo, former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell, right, arrives at Federal Court after the first day of jury deliberations in her corruption trial in Richmond, Va. Now that the guilty verdicts on public corruption are in, attention turns to the McDonnells' Jan. 6 sentencing and subsequent appeal. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
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Next for former Va. governor: sentencing, appeal

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Former Va. governor’s attorney vows to appeal

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Ex-Virginia gov, wife guilty of public corruption

Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell, puts his arm around his daughter Cailin Young as he leaves the federal courthouse Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 in Richmond, Va. Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell wrote a long, forlorn email to his wife three years ago trying to save his marriage, calling her his "soulmate," yet he also said he grew so weary of her yelling that he began taking refuge in his office late at night rather than go home. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)
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Jury returning to work in former Va governor trial

In this Aug. 19, 2014 file photo, Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks to the media and supporters after he was booked at the Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center, in Austin, Texas. Just when Perry was feeling like governor non grata, a felony indictment accusing him of abusing his power has energized Texas conservatives, who claim it’s a politically motivated attack in an important election year. It’s also put the spotlight back on Perry, who is trying to rehabilitate his political image before leaving office in January and convince would-be 2016 Republican primary voters across America he’s worth a second look following an embarrassing White House bid three years ago. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
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Texas’ Perry says disparaging tweet unauthorized

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell arrives at federal court in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. The prosecution in the McDonnell corruption case begins its rebuttal Thursday. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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Prosecutor: McDonnells had ‘corrupt understanding’

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, center, answers reporters' questions as he leaves the Federal Courthouse in Richmond with his daughter Rachel McDonnell, left, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. On the right is one of McDonnell's lawyers, Daniel Small. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen McDonnell, have been on trial under federal corruption charges. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, P. Kevin Morley)
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Testimony wraps up in former Va. governor trial

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell, left, and her daughter Cailin Young arrive at federal court, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Richmond, Va. The defense in her corruption case is expected to rest today. McDonnell and his husband Bob, the former Virginia Governor, are charged with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from former Star Scientific Inc. CEO Jonnie Williams in exchange for promoting his company's dietary supplements. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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McDonnell daughter testifies on parents’ marriage

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Former Va. governor wraps up his trial testimony

In this March 5, 2012, file photo, snow falls on West Liberty, Ky., as the town of 3,400 prepares to clean up from Friday's devastating tornado. Judge-Executive Tim Conley, who lead the reconstruction after the tornado, received $120,000 to $200,000 to steer work to a contractor in a scheme that started three years before the tornado and continued while the town struggled to rebuild, prosecutors said. Conley could spend years in prison. (AP Photo/John Flavell, File)
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Kentucky leader pleads guilty in kickbacks scheme

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McDonnell questioned about friendship with exec

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell arrives at Federal Court with his daughter Cailin Young, in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Prosecutors are expected to cross-examine the former governor during his corruption trial Monday. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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Ex-Va. governor: No favors implied for businessman

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