Jury set in McDonnell trial

Jury set in McDonnell trial

RICHMOND — The jury is set in the federal corruption trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell, and opening arguments are expected Tuesday.

The couple left the courthouse separately after a full day spent winnowing a field of 150 potential jurors to a panel of 12, plus four alternates. A throng of reporters, photographers and cameramen followed the governor and his legal team, but he had little to say.

"Glad we got the jury picked, and looking forward to starting the defense tomorrow," he said.

As the pack rounded a corner outside the federal courthouse here, Maureen McDonnell was able to leave to less attention.

Jury selection took nearly eight hours Monday....