Republican Hopefuls Face Death by Prosecutor

Christie, Perry and Walker have all been plagued by prosecutors. Bob McDonnell was felled by one.

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Several Republicans with 2016 presidential ambitions have been plagued by prosecutors. Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, once touted as a potential contender, was sentenced to prison last month. Texas Governor Rick Perry is preparing for a possible trial. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who local prosecutors accused of engaging in a "criminal scheme," isn't quite out of reach. And, of course, Governor Chris Christie appears to be keeping half the lawyers in New Jersey occupied.

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