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RICHMOND, Va. — Jury deliberations continue Wednesday in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

The McDonnells are charged in a 14-count federal indictment with accepting more than $165,000 in luxury travel, designer clothes and loans with favorable rates from Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams in exchange for promoting his company's products.

On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge James Spencer spent two hours giving instructions to the jury. They deliberated about five hours before breaking for the night. The jury has been deliberating a total of about 10 hours without reaching a verdict.

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Jurors must decide whether the couple sold the influence of the office to Williams, a wealthy vitamin executive seeking legitimacy for his company's signature product.

The jurors must review five weeks of testimony and scores of exhibits

As McDonnell left court Tuesday, he said he was looking forward to spending time with family as he awaits the verdict.

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"I'm just gonna thank God for his forgiveness and spend some time with my son and wait upon the Lord. That's all I can do," he said.

McDonnell testified that he didn't do anything special for Williams in exchange for the gifts and loans.

Williams testified under immunity that he spent money on the McDonnells solely to get their help promoting Anatabloc.

Contributing: The Associated Press

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