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This Aug. 8, 2014, file photo shows Governor Rick Perry as he speaks at the 2014 Red State Gathering, in Fort Worth, Texas. Perry has been indicted for abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors. The Republican governor is accused of abusing his official powers by publicly promising to veto $7.5 million for the state public integrity unit at the Travis County District Attorney's office. He was indicted by an Austin grand jury Friday, Aug. 15. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
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Judge refuses to toss Perry case on constitutional grounds

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CIA leak trial continues after Condoleezza Rice testimony

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Experts: 2-year sentence for ex-Va gov good news for wife

In this Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 file photo, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, center, arrives at Federal Court with his daughter Jeanine McDonnell Zubowsky, left and son Bobby, McDonnell, right, in Richmond, Va. The judge in the case will sentence McDonnell Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, and has received over 400 letters of support for the former governor. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
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Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell bids to avoid prison

In this Dec. 4, 2014 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republican senators poised to lead major committees when the GOP takes charge are intent on pushing back many of President Barack Obama's policies, setting up potential showdowns over environmental rules, financial regulations and national security. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
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New GOP Senate chairmen aim to undo Obama policies

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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Defense: Ex-gov should volunteer, not go to prison

In this Dec. 3, 2014 file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at Georgetown University in Washington. The State Department is withholding documents covering Clinton's tenure as secretary of state ahead of her presumptive presidential campaign. The Associated Press asked for files under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, including one request it made four years ago. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
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Delays plague Hillary Clinton’s State Dept. files

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

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