Published November 22, 2013
The outgoing governor of the mid-Atlantic state of Virginia, Republican Robert McDonnell, is widely reported to be under federal investigation for allegedly accepting gifts and gratuities. The governor has defended his actions as not violating his own sate's ethic laws. While there have been scandals involving U.S. state governors over the years, less than a dozen have been removed from office. More from VOA's Jeffrey Young.