Former presidential contender John Edwards has reactivated his license to practice law and is setting out on the speaking circuit.
Rielle Hunter says she and former presidential candidate John Edwards are no longer a couple.
Now that he has survived his campaign corruption trial, John Edwards may face an even tougher fight to regain the public’s respect.
A jury’s refusal to convict John Edwards was less a redemption of the former White House hopeful than a rejection of the Justice Department’s boldest attempt to make an example of someone in the name of enforcing campaign finance laws.
John Edwards’ campaign finance fraud case ended in a mistrial Thursday when jurors acquitted him on one of six charges but were unable to decide whether he misused money from two wealthy donors to hide his pregnant mistress while he ran for president.
The jury in the John Edwards campaign finance corruption trial is set to begin deliberations for a seventh day Tuesday.
With the jury at the John Edwards trial set to begin deliberations for a seventh day on Tuesday, speculation grows that the 12 people charged with deciding the fate of the former presidential candidate may be deadlocked.
Attorneys for John Edwards say they will not call the former presidential candidate or his mistress Rielle Hunter to testify at his campaign corruption trial.
A federal judge’s refusal to throw out campaign corruption charges against John Edwards on Friday means that the former presidential hopeful will have to present his case to a jury. Edwards’ lawyers are expected to begin calling witnesses on Monday.
Defense lawyers for John Edwards will ask a judge Friday to dismiss corruption charges against their client, arguing prosecutors failed to prove the former presidential candidate intentionally violated the law.