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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption convictions are spurring calls for changes to the commonwealth's gift rules from members of McDonnell's own party.
Each day of the McDonnell trial brought a varied cast of characters into the gallery on top of the several stand-out witnesses who testified.
Virginia voters might not know the first lady's name but they do expect her not to embarrass the governor or the state. And in the wake of the McDonnells' conviction for public corruption, Voters should ask more about candidates' spouses and the role they would play.
Here is a breakdown of what the jury has to consider as they try to reach a unanimous verdicts on the federal corruption charges against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen.
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