Corruption charges for former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen

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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen arrive at the U.S. District Court in Richmond on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, for his and his wife Maureen's bond hearing and arraignment on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 on federal corruption charges. Federal prosecutors allege that the McDonnells accepted more than $165,000 worth of loans and gifts from Jonnie Williams, the former head of Star Scientific Inc. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Steve Earley) MAGS OUT

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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were released on their own recognizance Friday to await trial on federal corruption charges.

U.S. Magistrate Judge David Novak also ordered the McDonnells not to leave the country. The former governor's lawyer told Novak the defendants already have surrendered their passports. (AP)

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