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Edwards Case Ends in Mistrial: What a Waste of Time and Money

Mari Fagel | Posted 08.04.2012 | Crime
Mari Fagel

It seems like from their interviews jurors were split on the other counts, some leaning towards finding him guilty, others leaning towards acquittal, but the one thing they all agreed on: the evidence was just not there.

Forget the Sex Scandal, Love Child and Rielle Hunter: John Edwards' Reliance on Big Donors All Too Common

The Sunlight Foundation | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics
The Sunlight Foundation

The strange case of John Edwards sheds some light on the relationship between politicians and donors and serves as a reminder of how close the bond between those who raise money and those who donate it can be.

Railroading John Edwards: Welcome to the Starship Enterprise

Lonna Saunders | Posted 07.22.2012 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Wouldn't it be better if Edwards were providing free legal backup to those who need it than in prison at a cost of thirty thousand dollars per year to us taxpayers?

Edwards Braces For Start Of Trial

Reuters | Colleen Jenkins | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 22 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Senator John Edwards goes on trial Monday on charges he used illegal campaign contributions to...

It's Not Just the Sex: Why John Edwards Matters

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Here's a question that arises from the John Edwards case: How many other politicians have owed the kind of secret political debt that he did? It wasn't inevitable that Edwards' secret would come out. Other secrets haven't.

The Politician: An Explosive and Sordid Insider's Account

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michealene Cristini Risley

The Politician reveals more than almost any political book of recent memory. It's frightening to imagine that this ego driven man was a heartbeat away from being President of the United States of America.

Elizabeth Edwards: Please Don't Advocate Health Reform Until You Stop Lying About John

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

John and Elizabeth Edwards could have been advocates for progressive causes. Maybe someday they will be. But not now. They have shown nothing but contempt for their supporters, the press and the truth.

Fred Baron: The Mystery Man Of The Edwards Affair

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Elizabeth Edwards continues to share and overshare about her marriage and her husband's affair (this week's stop: The View), one key aspect of the ...

Edwards' Cover-Up Man Gets VIP Treatment In Denver

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Senator John Edwards has stayed away from the Democratic convention in Denver, but the close friend who helped hide his one-time mistress is re...

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...

Hunter & Young Financial Backer Fred Baron: Another Edwards Victim

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

Sunday, I spoke with Fred Baron, the Dallas attorney and Democratic fund raiser who moved Rielle Hunter and her baby daddy Andrew Young from North Carolina to Santa