McDonnell to be sentenced today; judge must consider future deterrent on elected leaders

Bob and Maureen McDonnell (Associated Press photo)

Bob and Maureen McDonnell
(Associated Press photo)

Former Governor Bob McDonnell will be sentenced today, with prosecutors asking for more than a decade in jail and defense attorneys requesting community service time. WLNI’s Evan Jones looks ahead to today’s sentencing hearing.

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McDonnell is the first Virginia governor ever convicted of a crime. His wife Maureen is scheduled for sentencing next month.