STATE OF CONFUSION: Former state Treasurer Martha Shoffner's legal team had a plea deal worked out with federal prosecutors concering her use of campaign money for personal expenses; when Shoffner bungled the deal, Judge Leon Holmes ordered the case to trial. Brian Chilson

Former state Treasurer Martha Shoffner’s legal team had a plea deal worked out with federal prosecutors concering her use of campaign money for personal expenses; when Shoffner bungled the deal, Judge Leon Holmes ordered the case to trial.