Brief background on the corruption trial of the former Republican governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell, and his wife Maureen:

Bob and Maureen McDonnell are charged in a 14-count federal indictment with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts, trips and loan from Jonnie Williams, former CEO of dietary supplements maker Star Scientific Inc., in exchange for special favors.

The seven-man, five-woman jury heard from dozens of witnesses and reviewed a mountain of exhibits over the past five weeks.

The verdicts have been reached:

Sentencing is scheduled for early January:

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