20 notable politicians convicted of crimes since 2000 (20 items)
On Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell was indicted along with his wife on charges of accepting illegal gifts. It is a 14 count indictment, following a lengthy investigation that alleges fraud, false statements, and obstruction.
In light of these recent allegations, we have compiled a list of 20 other notable politicians who have been arrested, indicted or convicted since 2000.
1 of 20. Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, Republican
Rowland was allegedly using public funds to pay for vacations and other extravagences. He served 10 months in a federal prison.