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John Edwards Investigation

Edwards' Lawyers Seek To Limit Testimony Of Key Witness

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — Lawyers for John Edwards have asked a judge to limit the testimony of longtime aide Andrew Young at the former presidential cand...

New Developments In John Edwards Trial Revealed

AP | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The federal judge set to preside over the upcoming trial of John Edwards met behind closed doors Friday with a federal prosec...

John Edwards Asks To Delay Trial, Citing Illness

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — Former presidential candidate John Edwards says he has been diagnosed with a medical condition that would make it difficult for ...

John Edwards Case Heads To Federal Court Hearing

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Lawyers for John Edwards worked Wednesday to undercut the federal government's criminal case against the former presidential ...

John Edwards' Attorneys Attack Criminal Case

AP | TOM BREEN | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — Lawyers representing former presidential candidate John Edwards are intensifying their efforts to have the criminal case against...

John Edwards In $2 Million Dispute

AP | EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Federal Election Commission is considering whether former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards's 2008 presidential campaign shou...

John Edwards Reportedly Knew About Payments To Rielle Hunter

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Prosecutors have obtained emails between John Edwards and a former aide to use as evidence at trial that he knew about payments to ...

I Was Never a John Edwards Fan, But I'm Rooting for Him Now

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics
Jonathan_Miller

No matter how much we dislike someone -- whether it is due to our high school-inspired jealousies, or our adult sense of right and wrong -- no one deserves to go to jail simply for being a jerk.

With Pitfalls Abound For Prosecutors, Could Edwards Case Get Thrown Out?

AP | MIKE BAKER and NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 08.04.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — Two crucial witnesses are dead. Another is 100 years old. A fourth was recently held in contempt of court. The daring indictment...

How The Edwards Scandal May Have Begun With A $400 Haircut

AP | TOM BREEN and NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 08.04.2011 | Politics

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — In May 2007, as John Edwards endured ridicule for his $400 haircut, a wealthy supporter fired off a note to a campaign aid...

John Edwards: 'I've Done Wrong... But I Did Not Break The Law'

AP | TOM BREEN and NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Former presidential hopeful John Edwards pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges that he solicited and secretly spent more...

Did John Edwards Break The Law While Driving To Court?

AP | By TOM BREEN and NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

John Edwards appeared in court Friday to face grand jury charges that he solicited and secretly spent more than $925,000 to hide his mistress and thei...

John Edwards To Plead Not Guilty

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

John Edwards will plead not guilty, his defense attorney Greg Craig said Friday in a written statement. Edwards "will tell the court he is innocent of...

John Edwards Indicted

AP/The Huffington Post | MIKE BAKER and NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) -- A federal grand jury indicted two-time presidential candidate John Edwards on Friday over $925,000 spent to keep his m...

John Edwards Criminal Charges Could Come Friday

AP | MIKE BAKER and NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — Criminal charges are likely to be filed Friday against John Edwards, the culmination of a two-year federal investigation into mo...

Whats At The Heart Of The Edwards Case, Secret Arguments

AP | NEDRA PICKLER and MIKE BAKER | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former presidential candidate John Edwards and federal prosecutors are arguing over whether funds used to cover up his extramarital...

John Edwards Meets 'Bunny'

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former presidential candidate John Edwards met Thursday with a leading figure in the investigation into funds used to cover up his ...

Edwards Meets With 'Bunny' As Possible Indictment Looms

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former presidential candidate John Edwards met Thursday with a leading figure in the investigation into funds used to cover up his ...

John Edwards Plea Deal Possible?

Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

John Edwards is considering a plea deal that would allow him to avert a looming indictment in a more than two year investigation into alleged campaign...

John Edwards Denies Breaking The Law

Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former presidential candidate John Edwards, under criminal investigation for alleged campaign finance law violations to hid...

John Edwards Could Be Indicted Within Days

AP | MIKE BAKER and GARY D. ROBERTSON | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Justice Department plans to bring criminal charges against John Edwards after a two-year investigation into whether the form...

Justice Department Gives Go Ahead On John Edwards Prosecution

Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Justice has indicated that it will allow John Edwards to be prosecuted in an investigation into alleged campaign finance violat...

Alleged John Edwards Voicemails Surface

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The latest development in the ongoing investigation into former U.S. Senator John Edwards' affair with Rielle Hunter comes in the form of a series of ...

John Edwards Indictment Could Reportedly Be Days Away

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A week after John Edwards was called to testify on a sex tape supposedly depicting him involved in a sexual act with former campaign videographer and ...

John Edwards Investigation Continues In North Carolina

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — The widow of the finance chairman of John Edwards' two presidential bids appeared Wednesday before a federal grand jury that has...