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Posted: August 21, 2014 at 4:21 a.m.

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, right, arrives at federal court with his attorney, Henry Asbill, left, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Richmond, Va. The defense continues to present it's case in the McDonnell's corruption case.

McDonnell testifies in corruption trial RICHMOND, Va. -- Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand Wednesday in his own defense, testifying at his public corruption trial about his sometimes volatile relationship with his wife, Maureen.

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