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John Edwards Plea Deal To Avoid Jail Time In The Works, National Enquirer Reports

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Disgraced politician John Edwards is seeking a plea deal with federal authorities in order to avoid serving any time in prison, the National Enquirer ...

John Edwards PROPOSES, Asks Rielle Hunter To Marry Him, National Enquirer Reports

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 3:31 PM -- CNN reports that Edwards' spokeswoman has denied that he proposed to Hunter. In an email to CNN she wrote that the Enquirer's stor...

My Story of John Edwards' Mess

Wendy Button | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wendy Button

Like any story, the John Edwards mess was a slow boil: one lie built upon another, another action causing a reaction, fear taking over the impulse to do what is right.

Sex, Lies, and (a Subpoenaed) Videotape

Michelle Schweiger Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Schweiger Schecter

Appears Edwards's former fall guy turned out not to be so meek At long last, he's grown a set and won't turn the other cheek

Andrew Young: John Edwards Still Seeing Rielle Hunter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though most of the country now considers John Edwards persona non grata, the former North Carolina Senator may still have one devotee -- his mistress ...

Joy Behar Asks Andrew Young: What's Rielle Hunter's Vagina Like? (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Andrew Young visited HLN's "Joy Behar Show" in the latest stop on his media tour to promote his book about John Edwards, The Politcian. After a discu...

An American Tragedy

Darryle Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Darryle Pollack

The John Edwards scandal is just another story in a list as long as Tiger's list of mistresses. The only surprise is that anyone is surprised anymore.

John Edwards Sex Tape With Rielle Hunter Alleged In Andrew Young Book

Politics Daily | Emily Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Edwards' former staffer Andrew Young supposedly has a sex tape made by Edwards and Rielle Hunter, according to Gawker....

John Edwards Kicked Rielle Hunter Out Over Payoff: National Enquirer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Edwards reportedly refused to let former mistress Rielle Hunter move into a house he bought for her because he was enraged by her demands for mon...

Edwards Scandal Pays Dividends For National Enquirer

WWD | Stephanie D. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The National Enquirer scoop on John Edwards' affair with Rielle Hunter is driving more -- and some much-needed -- attention to the American Media Inc....

23/6: If John Edwards And His (Alleged) Love Child IM'd

236.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Poor John Edwards. He made his big statement last Friday, finally admitting to America his affair with Rielle Hunter, a woman who has on more than one...

Former Edwards Finance Chair Says He Was Unaware Of Affair

McClatchy Newspapers | Lorenzo Perez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The former campaign finance chairman for John Edwards said this morning he was unaware of Edwards' affair with campaign videographer Rielle Hunter whe...

National Enquirer Vindicated — And Validated — By MSM Embrace Of Edwards Scoop

Wall Street Journal | Russell Adams and Shira Ovide | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

For most of the 10 months since allegations of former Sen. John Edwards's extramarital affair appeared in the National Enquirer, the story was margina...

Sexus Perplexus: Prurience, Politics and Piety

Linda Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Linda Hansen

Illicit sex is the ultimate American no-no, the "black act" we love to hate. But we have the power to change the definition of obscenity. Extra-marital sex? That's the least of John Edwards' problems.

John Edwards' Affair With Rielle Hunter: Admits Infidelity (VIDEO)

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATE*** 8/9 ABC is reporting that Rielle Hunter's family has asked John Edwards to take a paternity test: The family of John Edwards' former mis...

Tabloid Claims Threaten Edwards' Role At Convention

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Sen. John Edwards has a deadline to save his spot on the national stage. With two weeks to go before their national convention, a number of De...

Why Won't The Media Cover Edwards? Because They Don't Have To Yet.

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Usually a story like this moves as media outlets swarm in to investigate, but today -- over a week after the Enquirer revived the story -- the mainstream media is still mum. Why?

National Enquirer's John Edwards Love Child Piece Reportedly Prompts Criminal Complaint

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The National Enquirer reports that it has brought a criminal complaint against the Beverly Hilton hotel in response to the actions of the hotel's secu...

North Carolina Press Investigating Edwards National Enquirer Story

Portfolio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

How often do you see the media getting kicked around for being too respectful of personal privacy? That's what's happening at the moment, as various c...