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McDonnell Defense Contrasts Governor, First Lady At Corruption Trial

Lawyers for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell questioned former aides on Monday, describing Maureen McDonnell as "diva-ish" in contrast to her husband.

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McDonnell Defense Begins This Week; Former Gov. Expected To Testify Last

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is expected to take the stand in his own defense at his corruption trial in Richmond, Virginia, but legal experts say his lawyers will likely save his testimony for the very end.

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Judge Rejects McDonnells' Motion To Dismiss

A judge has denied former Republican Governor Bob McDonnell's motion to dismiss the corruption charges against him.
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Measuring Metro's Performance: A Tight Squeeze Through The Rosslyn Bottleneck

Metro says that it tries to get 26 trains through the Rosslyn tunnel every hour, but a number of problems have seen that service drop — much to the chagrin of many commuters.
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Virginia Watermen Call For Changes In How Blue Crab Population Is Managed

A group of commercial watermen is calling on the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to radically change the way it manages the state's Blue Crab population.
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FBI Agent: Jonnie Williams Splurged On Lavish Getaway For McDonnells

Agent David Hulser says the weekend tab at Chatham Bars Inn included more than $9,000 for food and beverages, including 16 servings of Remy Louis cognac totaling $2,400.
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In McDonnell Trial, Prosecution Rests—After A Fashion Show

The government's attorneys in the McDonnell trial trotted out dozens of pieces of high-end items that the McDonnells returned to businessman Jonnie Williams after state and federal investigators started probing their relationship.
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The Politics Hour - August 15, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Elissa Silverman, an Independent candidate seeking an at-large seat on the D.C. Council.

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Born And Live In D.C.? You're In The Minority

According to Census data, in 2012 only 37 percent of D.C. residents were born in the city, the third-lowest proportion in the country.
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After Three Weeks, Prosecution To Rest Case Against McDonnells

Prosecutors are expected to wrap up their corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell today.