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Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell (2nd R) comes out from U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia after his sentencing was announced by a federal judge on Jan. 6, 2015. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty)

SCOTUS to hear former VA gov's bribery appeal

Robert McDonnell, the disgraced former Virginia governor sentenced to prison for bribery, hopes to persuade the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday that his conviction should be overturned.His case presents two starkly different views of how the outcome could affect the government's approach to political corruption.Former Virginia Gov. Bob...

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