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Edwards' Daughter: Dad's Affair 'Devastated' Me
 Cate Edwards: Dad's 
 Affair 'Devastated' Me 

Cate Edwards: Dad's Affair 'Devastated' Me

First interview since father's trial

(Newser) - In her first interview since her father's campaign finance trial, John Edwards' eldest daughter doesn't mince words about his affair. When he told her about it, "I was devastated. And I was disappointed. I mean, these are my parents," Cate Edwards tells Savannah Guthrie. "I...

Rielle: Edwards and I Are Kaput

That fairytale romance apparently broke up last week

(Newser) - If Rielle Hunter's endless saga actually elicited our emotions, she would now just be toying with them: Despite the fact that just last week she revealed she and John Edwards were still together , today on Good Morning America she says they've actually broken up. "We are a...

Rielle Hunter: I Am With John
 Rielle Hunter: I Am With John 

Rielle Hunter: I Am With John

And she still finds Edwards hot, you'll be happy to hear

(Newser) - If all the teases of Rielle Hunter's soon-to-be-released memoir had you just salivating to know whether she and John Edwards are still an item, here's your answer: yes. "We're still together as a couple," she tells People , although she's vague on where the relationship...

Rielle Hunter: Edwards Had Other Affairs

Reveals Edwards' former mistresses in memoir

(Newser) - More tidbits from Rielle Hunter's memoir are dribbling out, and ABC News has one particularly juicy revelation: Hunter claims she was not John Edwards' first mistress. The two-time presidential candidate actually had at least two other affairs dating back two decades, Hunter writes in What Really Happened, out a...

Inside Rielle Hunter's Tell-All
 Inside Rielle Hunter's Tell-All 

Inside Rielle Hunter's Tell-All

John Edwards 'a great dad' ... when he's around, mistress writes

(Newser) - Rielle Hunter still has feelings for John Edwards, she reveals in her soon-to-be-released memoir , and if his campaign finance trial ended with him in prison, she planned to move to be near him. "So if you went to jail, what kind of jail would it be? One of those...

Edwards' Mistress Writes Tell-All

Rielle Hunter's book comes out this month

(Newser) - If you just couldn't read enough about the John Edwards trial, you're in luck: Former mistress Rielle Hunter has a tell-all memoir coming out later this month, reports People . What Really Happened: John Edwards, Our Daughter, and Me is due out June 26, but don't expect it...

Edwards Chokes Up, Calls Quinn 'Precious'

Also thanks daughter Cate for attending trial daily

(Newser) - The final day of the John Edwards trial was a confusing one, but the aftermath was surprisingly crystal clear: Edwards made some pretty revealing statements following the news that he had been acquitted on one charge of campaign finance fraud; a mistrial was declared on five other counts. Highlights from...

John Edwards Defense Team Quickly Rests Its Case
John Edwards Defense Team Quickly Rests Its Case

John Edwards Defense Team Quickly Rests Its Case

Neither he nor Reille Hunter will testify

(Newser) - The John Edwards trial will wrap up relatively short on drama: His defense team rested its case today after a little more than two days, opting not to call Edwards himself, daughter Cate, or former mistress Rielle Hunter to the stand, reports CNN . Closing arguments are tomorrow, and jury deliberations...

Edwards Aimed for Supreme Court Seat

He also pushed to be Obama's VP or attorney general

(Newser) - The prosecution rested its case today in the John Edwards trial, with testimony providing a glimpse at just how sky-high his political ambitions were just a few years ago, notes Politico :
  • Vice president: As soon as he lost the Iowa caucuses in 2008, he reached out to Barack Obama's

Aide: Edwards' Wife Believed Lies About Paternity

Prosecution to rest without calling Rielle Hunter

(Newser) - Until he finally came clean, John Edwards' dying wife desperately continued to believe his claims that he hadn't fathered a child with mistress Rielle Hunter, a former aide said at his trial yesterday. Jennifer Palmieri testified that she told her close friend Elizabeth Edwards that she believed John was...

Edwards Donor: I Warned Obama Camp About Affair

Tim Toben didn't want Edwards to get an important post

(Newser) - After rumors of an affair had already started to swirl and John Edwards’ presidential campaign unraveled, Edwards revealed to onetime donor Tim Toben that he still had his eye on a prestigious position in Barack Obama’s administration, should he be elected. Toben was shocked—so he warned the Obama...

101-Year-Old Donor Had Crush on Edwards
101-Year-Old Donor Had Crush on Edwards
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101-Year-Old Donor Had Crush on Edwards

Interior designer testifies about how 'Bunny' Mellon funneled cash to Edwards

(Newser) - Rachel "Bunny" Mellon didn't just throw money at John Edwards because she liked his liberal platform. A close friend of the 101-year-old testified yesterday that the millionaire heiress had something of a crush on the senator, the New York Post reports. "She liked how he looked, what...

Edwards' Betrayed Wife Tore Off Shirt, Collapsed: Aide

Ex-aide testifies about confrontation over Rielle Hunter affair

(Newser) - After learning that John Edwards had lied about breaking off his affair with Rielle Hunter, wife Elizabeth had a meltdown at an airport in North Carolina, a former aide testified at his trial yesterday. Edwards, who was dying of breast cancer, "stormed off and collapsed into a ball in...

Edwards Sex Tape Testimony to Be Allowed

But tape itself won't be played, judge decides

(Newser) - The sex tape John Edwards recorded with mistress Rielle Hunter while he was running for president will not be played at his trial, but the judge has cleared the way for jurors to hear about it. Both sides have agreed that testimony about the tape can be introduced, and Edwards'...

Aide: Edwards Called Hunter 'Crazy Slut'

Andrew Young testifies in campaign finance trial

(Newser) - Andrew Young, who also once pretended to be the father of Rielle Hunter's baby to cover for former boss John Edwards, took the stand at Edwards' campaign finance trial yesterday—and he was a mess. He got flustered, gave conflicting (and at least once, wrong) answers, and constantly asked...

Former Aide Grabs Spotlight in Edwards Trial

Former aide improperly spoke to other witnesses

(Newser) - A former campaign aide took center stage in the first day of John Edwards' campaign finance trial today, Reuters reports. During opening statements in Greensboro, North Carolina, Edwards' attorneys said the nearly $1 million Edwards is accused of accepting in illegal funds actually went toward a $1.5 million house...

John Edwards Trial Begins: What to Watch

Plus, how many Americans like him? Not many: poll

(Newser) - It's not a great day for John Edwards: As his trial begins, a CBS News poll finds that just 3% have a favorable view of the former politician, and the New York Post reports that even his romance with Rielle Hunter—who will likely be called to testify—has...

Is John Edwards a Criminal?
 Is John Edwards a Criminal? 
trial starts today

Is John Edwards a Criminal?

As his trial begins today, legal experts question government's case

(Newser) - Jury selection begins today in the trial of John Edwards, and if it were a crime to be a sleazeball, he'd be going away for life. But what he's actually charged with—failing to report gifts of almost $1 million, hiding them as campaign contributions, and using them...

FEC to John Edwards: You Owe $2.1M

Former candidate has to pay Treasury for matching funds

(Newser) - John Edwards owes the US Treasury a couple million dollars, and he has just 30 days to pay it. The Federal Election Commission announced yesterday that Edwards received $2.1 million too much in matching funds from the Treasury during his 2008 Democratic nomination campaign, MSNBC reports. The commission dismissed...

John Edwards Sex Tape Will Be Destroyed

Rielle Hunter settles suit over ownership

(Newser) - One sordid little detail from the John Edwards-Rielle Hunter mess has been ironed out: An infamous sex tape they made will be destroyed within 30 days, reports ABC News . Hunter and former Edwards aide Andrew Young settled their suit over ownership of the tape, which Young says he found discarded...

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