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Edwards Trial

Edwards' Mistress Payments Revealed

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Attorneys for John Edwards on Tuesday indicated that their defense in his criminal trial for alleged campaign finance violati...

Edwards Trial Enters New Phase

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The federal judge overseeing the criminal trial of John Edwards will sharply curtail the testimony of a key defense witness w...

Bold Edwards Move Rejected

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A federal judge refused to throw out campaign corruption charges against John Edwards on Friday, meaning the former president...

Edwards Team Making Bold Move

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

By MICHAEL BIESECKER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RALEIGH, N.C. -- Defense lawyers for John Edwards will ask a judge Friday to dismiss corruption charges ...

Emotional Testimony Reportedly Brings Edwards To Tears

Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

Emotional testimony provided in the John Edwards trial on Wednesday appeared to strike a chord with the former senator and two-time presidential candi...

Edwards Trial Nears Milestone

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Prosecutors rested their campaign fraud case against John Edwards on Thursday after 14 days of dramatic and often unflatterin...

Natasha Burton

Will John Edwards' Daughter Ever Forgive Him?

HuffingtonPost.com | Natasha Burton | Posted 05.09.2012 | Divorce

A particularly painful anecdote from John Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards’ marriage was made public last Wednesday during the former senator’s embez...

White House Staffer Testifying About Heated Edwards Argument

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Elizabeth Edwards angrily confronted a key presidential campaign donor who provided financial help to her husband's pregnant ...

Edwards Donor Says He Gave Strong Warning To Obama Camp

Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics

By MICHAEL BIESECKER, The Associated Press GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A onetime donor to John Edwards has testified that he warned the campaign of Preside...

Key Figure Faces Cross-Examination In Edwards Trial

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Shortly before his 2011 indictment on corruption charges, John Edwards called the elderly heiress whose money helped hide his...

'He Told Me To Go F*** Myself'

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2012 | Politics

(Note obscenity in paragraph 6) * Scher says he told Edwards affair would destroy career * Pair reportedly clashed over ...

'Was This A Scam?'

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The lawyer for a wealthy heiress who provided secret payments intended to help John Edwards testified Friday that the former presi...

Key Edwards Aide Back For Another Round

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. — An interior designer testified Thursday about his role in funneling secret money from a reclusive millionaire to an aide of J...

Edwards Daughter Leaves Courtroom In Tears

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- John Edwards' daughter left the courtroom crying during testimony on Wednesday about a confrontation between her father and decea...

Wife Of Ex-Edwards Aide Facing Tough Questions

Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

By MICHAEL BIESECKER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GREENSBORO, N.C. -- An aide who traveled with John Edwards testified Wednesday about the former presiden...

Wife Of Ex-Edwards Aide Taking Stand For Another Round

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The wife of a former aide to John Edwards rebuffed questions Tuesday about whether she had any incentive to lie to hurt the f...

Edwards Aide's Account Picked At By Defense

Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

By Colleen Jenkins GREENSBORO, North Carolina--Former U.S. Senator John Edwards' defense suggested on Thursday that an aide may have exaggerate...

Key Aide Faces Grilling In Edwards Trial

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. — John Edwards' former aide acknowledged Thursday that much of nearly $1 million in campaign supporters' cash went to build his...

John Edwards Allegedly Called Rielle Hunter A 'Crazy Slut'

Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

Andrew Young, former aide to John Edwards, alleged on Tuesday that the former presidential candidate called Rielle Hunter a "crazy slut" when he learn...

Edwards Lawyers Getting Their Shot At Key Witness

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. — John Edwards drove erratically in a borrowed black SUV down rural North Carolina roads, as his once-trusted aide tried to kee...

Edwards Trial Continues With Key Witness

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. — John Edwards' first reaction when he learned his mistress may be pregnant was to downplay the chances he was the father, call...

Trial Hones In On Edwards' Manipulations

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics

(Adds details) By Colleen Jenkins GREENSBORO, N.C., April 23 (Reuters) - Prosecutors in the criminal campaign finance c...

Things Cool Down Between Rielle Hunter & John Edwards

Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

Things have cooled down between John Edwards and Rielle Hunter, the New York Post reports. A server at a restaurant in Charlotte told the Post that...

Ex-Edwards Aide Pulled Into The Fray

AP | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The judge overseeing John Edwards' criminal trial has ordered a former speech writer for the two-time presidential candidate ...

Edwards Trial Enters New Phase

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Andrew Young was once much more than an aide to John Edwards. The linchpin of the government's criminal case against the ex-...