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Posted: January 25, 2014 at 4:57 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “It’s not guilty, your honor.” Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who, along with his wife, pleaded innocent to federal charges that they traded their influence for gifts and loans

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