Former Virginia Governor McDonnell Sentenced to Two Years in Prison (National Public Radio)

npr All Things Considered, January 6, 2015

"The truth is that Bob McDonnell has been a very committed public figure across his career, said Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington. "It's clear that the man's political career has been ruined. His reputation has been ruined. His financial status - as bad as it was before the case started - it's even more precarious now. I think that it - two years in jail is a very powerful message."

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