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John Edwards Found Not Guilty

Not guilty on one count, deadlocked on the five others.

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John Edwards: I Didn’t Break The Law

Edwards pleaded not guilty today to charges that he diverted campaign funds to cover up his affair.

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John Edwards Faces Federal Charges

Former presidential candidate John Edwards is facing federal prosecution for diverting campaign donations to support his mistress (and mother of his love child.) Edwards has been the focus of a lengthy federal investigation focusing on hundreds of thousands of dollars allegedly provided by two wealthy supporters. The government will contend those were illegal donations that ultimately went to support and ...

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Elizabeth Edwards Leaves Nothing To John

The late Elizabeth Edwards completely cut her philandering husband John out of her will. The will Elizabeth Edwards signed days before her death last month makes no mention of her estranged husband and two-time presidential candidate John Edwards. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported Thursday that Elizabeth Edwards left all her possessions to her three surviving children. Her last ...

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Report: John Edwards To Be Indicted Over Campaign Funds Misuse

Disgraced 2008 Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards is about to be indicted for campaign funds misuse, according to the National Enquirer. Via Huffington Post: A federal grand jury is about to indict John Edwards, sources tell the National Enquirer. The grand jury has been investigating the former presidential candidate since April 2009 for possible misuse of campaign funds — Edwards ...

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There’s A John Edwards Sex Tape

Gawker reports today that John “Baby Daddy” Edwards made a sex tape with his German filmmaker mistress. According to those that have seen the video, Edwards is rocking a monster. Sources have told us that, in the throes of their affair, John Edwards and Rielle Hunter made a sex tape that contains “several sex acts.” And that his aide, Andrew ...

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Edwards Admits Affair, Denies Love Child

Former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Edwards (D-NC) has admitted to ABC News that he did have an affair with film documentarian Reille Hunter and that he repeatedly lied to the national press about the story. Edwards continues to say that he is not the father of Hunter’s infant son. John Edwards repeatedly lied during his Presidential campaign about an ...

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Scandal For John Edwards?

The National Enquirer is sticking to a story it posted last night which claims that NC Sen. John Edwards has been cheating on his ailing-from-cancer wife and has fathered a “love child” with documentarian Reille Hunter. According to the story, on Monday night Enquirer reporters caught Edwards sneaking in and out of Hunter’s hotel room in Los Angeles, causing the ...

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Edwards Endorses Obama

According to the NY Times, Edwards has told his aides that he would consider being Obama’s veep, but would rather be his Attorney General.

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NC Gov Endorses Hillary

A week before that state’s primary, North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley has endorsed Hillary Clinton. At a joint appearance in Raleigh Tuesday morning, the two-term Democrat said Clinton “gets it.” “It’s time for somebody to be in the White House who understands the challenges we face in this country,” Easley said. Easley’s endorsement comes a week before the state’s May ...

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John Edwards Ends Presidential Bid

This is a bit of a shocker, especially with less than a week before Super Tuesday: DENVER (AP) – Democrat John Edwards is exiting the presidential race Wednesday, ending a scrappy underdog bid in which he steered his rivals toward progressive ideals while grappling with family hardship that roused voter’s sympathies but never diverted his campaign, The Associated Press has ...

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Edwards On Letterman

John Edwards was really funny on Letterman last night. Wait for the end where Letterman reaches out to mess up Edwards’ hair.

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Snap Queens

Well, you can’t say last night’s Democratic debate was boring. Hillary and Obama both got off some good lines. “You worked for a SLUMLORD!” “Oh, yeah? Well, youuuuu sat on the board of Wallllll-mart!” My favorite moment was when Obama told Hillary that sometimes he didn’t know if he was running against her or her husband. Ooh, suh-NAP! Hillary was ...

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As Done A Deal As
A Deal Done In Donetown

According to poll results released today, Hillary Clinton is now 33 points ahead of Barack Obama. WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton has jumped to an astounding 33-point lead over Barack Obama, topping her main rival among every major slice of the electorate and widening a dominating advantage she has held all summer. Clinton got support from a full majority for ...

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Edwards Plans To Dismantle Bush AIDS Programs

John Edwards has unveiled a far-reaching $50B HIV plan that would dismantle many of the Bush administration initiatives. Edwards’ plan would end the disastrous abstinence-only programs and would provide for age-appropriate sex education in public schools. The plan would also make HIV-positive people eligible for Medicaid before they reached the late states of the disease and would encourage needle-exchange programs ...

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Newt: It’ll be Clinton-Obama

Newt Gingrich is predicting a Clinton-Obama ticket for the Dems, saying, “I think that either Mayor Giuliani or Governor Romney or Senator Thompson would be a very formidable opponent for what I expect will be a Clinton-Obama ticket, and I think that there’s a possibility that will work.” Right now, I’d prefer Gore-Clinton. Or Clinton-Edwards. Or Clinton-Bloomberg. And after Obama’s ...

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John Edwards Tours LA’s Gay Center

(ABOVE: Curt Shepard, L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Director of Government Relations; Lorri L. Jean, L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Chief Executive Officer; Sen. John Edwards. PHOTO CREDIT: Gil Caan.) John Edwards toured LA’s gay community center today, interesting timing in light of his wife’s pro-gay marriage comments yesterday. Edwards visited the facility’s pharmacy, HIV clinic, and 24-bed shelter for ...

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John Edwards Wants You

Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards has begun aggressively courting the gay vote, releasing the names of 25 prominent LGBT Americans who are supporting his campaign. Edwards: “I am honored to have the support of so many well-respected LGBT leaders. They work hard every day to make our country a better place and I am proud to join with them to ...

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