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John Edwards

Johnny Reid "John" Edwards (born June 10, 1953) is an American politician, who served as a U.S. Senator from North Carolina. He was the Democratic nominee for Vice President in 2004, and was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004 and 2008. He defeated incumbent Republican Lauch Faircloth in North Carolina's 1998 Senate election. Towards the end of his single six-year term, he sought the Democratic Party's nomination in the 2004 presidential election. He eventually became the 2004 Democratic candidate for vice president, the running mate of presidential nominee Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts. Following Kerry's loss to incumbent President George W. Bush, Edwards began working full-time at the One America Committee, a political action committee he established in 2001, and was appointed director of the Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law. He was also a consultant for Fortress Investment Group LLC. Edwards launched a second bid for the Democratic nomination during the 2008 presidential campaign. On June 3, 2011, Edwards was indicted by a North Carolina grand jury on six felony charges of

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John Edwards -- NO PRISON In Campaign Fraud Case

John Edwards
NO PRISON In Campaign Fraud Case

A huge victory for John Edwards -- prosecutors will NOT be retrying the former Presidential candidate after the judge declared a mistrial in his campaign fraud case ... meaning he's officially in… READ MORE >

John Edwards -- NOT GUILTY

John Edwards
NOT GUILTY!!!

John Edwards has just been found NOT GUILTY on one of six campaign fraud charges stemming from his 2008 run for President -- the judge declared a mistrial on the remaining counts after jurors… READ MORE >

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Anthony Weiner Is Worse Than ... ???

Anthony Weiner Is Worse Than ... ???

Anthony Weiner was drummed out of office for his salacious online antics during his off time. But plenty of politicians have arguably survived worse misdeeds. So ... whaddya think? Whaddya think… READ MORE >

- 1201 days ago
John Edwards' Mug Shot -- SAY CHEESE!

John Edwards' Mug Shot -- SAY CHEESE!

Former Presidential hopeful John Edwards flashed a big, toothy smile during his mug shot earlier this month -- after he was indicted for allegedly soliciting nearly $1 mil in campaign funds to… READ MORE >

- 1205 days ago
John Edwards Denies Engagement Rumors

John Edwards Denies Engagement Rumors

A spokesperson for John Edwards is denying a report that claims the former senator recently proposed to baby mama Rielle Hunter. According to the National Enquirer, Edwards proposed to Hunter over… READ MORE >

- 1364 days ago
Elizabeth Edwards Laid to Rest

Elizabeth Edwards Laid to Rest

Former North Carolina Senator John Edwards -- along with his children, Emma Claire and Jack -- attended the funeral today for his late wife, Elizabeth Edwards, at Edenton Street United… READ MORE >

- 1391 days ago
John Edwards 'Sad' about Separation with Wife

John Edwards 'Sad' about Separation with Wife

John Edwards has confirmed ... he's separated from his wife, Elizabeth Edwards, calling it an "extraordinarily sad moment."News of the separation comes only one week after John admitted to… READ MORE >

- 1708 days ago
Edwards' Mistress & Kid Strolling Along

Edwards' Mistress & Kid Strolling Along

Rielle Hunter -- who had a child that John Edwards has denied is his -- was out this weekend with daughter Frances. According to a book proposal submitted by an Edwards' aide, John allegedly… READ MORE >

- 1837 days ago
Edwards: Secret Wedding, Dave Matthews?

Edwards: Secret Wedding, Dave Matthews?

No, it's not a storyline on "Guiding Light" (RIP) -- but rather the latest chapter in the John Edwards mistress scandal.The guy who once claimed he was the father of the child born to Edwards'… READ MORE >

- 1838 days ago
John Edwards and the Baby -- Resemblance?

John Edwards and the Baby -- Resemblance?

On the left -- the daughter of Rielle Hunter, former mistress of John Edwards. On the right -- Edwards himself, who has denied being the father of the child.She's got his eyes, don't ya think? See… READ MORE >

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