John Edwards

Jury deliberations have stretched into a third day as observers began to speculate on the possibility of a divided jury never reaching a verdict. Past Presidential candidate John Edwards is accused of masterminding a scheme to use nearly $1 million in secret payments from Virginia heiress Rachel “Bunny” Mellon and Texas trial lawyer Fred Baron […]

  Yesterday Edwards defense team told the judge that there were only 3 possible witnesses left that they may call to the stand.  Those are Edwards daughter, Cate, his former mistress, Rielle Hunter and Edwards himself. Edwards has pleaded not guilty to six criminal counts including conspiracy to violate the Federal Election Campaign Act by […]

John Edwards, the former Democratic U.S. presidential candidate accused of flouting campaign finance laws to hide his mistress and her pregnancy from the public, added new attorneys to the team representing him in his federal criminal case. Two Greensboro lawyers who represented Rielle Hunter, the campaign videographer with whom Edwards had an extramarital affair and […]

Shortly before Christmas, Edwards’ defense team asked for a delay in his trial, which is set to begin with jury selection Jan. 30. In seeking the delay, the attorneys cited an undisclosed medical condition afflicting the former U.S. presidential candidate that was hampering his abilities to prepare for trial. The lawyers also cited the sheer […]

Elizabeth Edwards, the estranged wife of former North Carolina senator and presidential candidate John Edwards, died Tuesday after a lengthy battle with cancer, according to a family spokesperson. She was 61.

After a long battle with cancer and other trials, Elizabeth Edward succombs.

In a family statement today, Elizabeth Edwards' cancer has spread and her health had deteriorated.

Former presidential candidate John Edwards released a statement to NBC’s Today Show, admitting that he is the father of former campaign staffer Rielle Hunter’s baby.