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National Enquirer: GRAND JURY TO INDICT (John) EDWARDS
National Enquirer ^ | March 3, 2010

Posted on 03/03/2010 7:37:10 AM PST by maggief

The ultimate fall from grace, a Federal grand jury is about to indict John Edwards, The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively.

In another shocker, close sources say Edwards' estranged wife Elizabeth could help send the former presidential candidate to jail!

Edwards, the disgraced two-time Presidential loser, is being investigated by the feds, including the FBI and IRS, for possible campaign violations related to paying his mistress Rielle Hunter.

The grand jury has been meeting since April 2009, and insiders say an indictment is imminent.

"John is terrified that he's going to be indicted," a friend told The ENQUIRER.

"While he believes he's done nothing illegal in trying to hide his extramarital affair with Rielle and their daughter, he thinks the Feds are going to make an example of him."

For the FULL STORY with ALL the details you won't find anywhere else - RUN - don't walk - to get the new issue of The ENQUIRER before it sells out - on sale NOW!

PLUS: Just WHO is the insider that may have hacked e-mails crucial to the investigation?!


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: 2004election; 2008election; 2008electionbias; coverup; cultureofcorruption; democratscandals; edwards; edwards2008; electionfunds; fbi; irs; kerryedwards; payoff

1 posted on 03/03/2010 7:37:10 AM PST by maggief
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To: maggief

May God help this loser... and put his ass in jail.


2 posted on 03/03/2010 7:38:41 AM PST by Porterville ( I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum)
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To: maggief

There are two America’s—rich and famous don’t go to jail!


3 posted on 03/03/2010 7:39:40 AM PST by notaliberal
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To: maggief

“Edwards, the disgraced two-time Presidential loser, is being investigated by the feds, including the FBI and IRS, for possible campaign violations related to paying his mistress Rielle Hunter.”

Wouldn’t that make her his prostitute?


4 posted on 03/03/2010 7:39:47 AM PST by Grunthor (Does The Name "Obama" Appear In any Hawaii Birth Database?)
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To: maggief
"John is terrified that he's going to be indicted," a friend told The ENQUIRER.

I'll bet a dollar he wet himself.

5 posted on 03/03/2010 7:40:05 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Grunthor

“Wouldn’t that make her his prostitute?”

You pay prostitutes for sex. He was paying her to shut up about sex.

Similiar, but different.


6 posted on 03/03/2010 7:41:50 AM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: maggief

7 posted on 03/03/2010 7:42:35 AM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN 1969. St. Michael the Archangel defend us in battle!)
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To: Jewbacca

“You pay prostitutes for sex.”

I thought you paid them to leave afterward?


8 posted on 03/03/2010 7:42:48 AM PST by Grunthor (Does The Name "Obama" Appear In any Hawaii Birth Database?)
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To: dead; a fool in paradise

Goodness, what will happen to his hair?


9 posted on 03/03/2010 7:43:28 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Grunthor

It’s clear that they aren’t being paid “not to talk”. Too many of them are keeping records of clients and taping phone calls for later blackmail.


10 posted on 03/03/2010 7:44:16 AM PST by a fool in paradise
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To: maggief

I wonder what the maximum penalty is?


11 posted on 03/03/2010 7:45:08 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Grunthor

Jesse Jackson paid off the mother of his bastard child with charitable money and it didn’t get nearly this much press.


12 posted on 03/03/2010 7:45:13 AM PST by a fool in paradise
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To: maggief

Need to prosecute him to the fullest extent of the law. GOP needs to add strict law enforcement to their platform and truly MEAN IT, no exceptions. Send some of those killers like the sex offender and now murderer in CA of the young Chelsea King down to Guantanomo OR the death penalty, preferably the latter.


13 posted on 03/03/2010 7:46:17 AM PST by Qwackertoo (I'm really thrilled that Scott Brown WON Big Time Last Night)
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To: trisham

Someone pointed out that if he marries her, they cannot be compelled to testify against one another.


14 posted on 03/03/2010 7:47:04 AM PST by a fool in paradise
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To: maggief

Spitzer didn’t go to jail....Dems don’t go to jail...


15 posted on 03/03/2010 7:47:38 AM PST by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: maggief

Over the years, the National Enquirer has printed many things that never happened.
Whoda thought they would become a source for Freepers?


16 posted on 03/03/2010 7:48:29 AM PST by philetus (Keep doing what you always do and you'll keep getting what you always get.)
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To: a fool in paradise

“Jesse Jackson paid off the mother of his bastard child with charitable money and it didn’t get nearly this much press.”

Wonder why. /sarc.


17 posted on 03/03/2010 7:48:42 AM PST by maggief
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To: maggief
"While he believes he's done nothing illegal in trying to hide his extramarital affair with Rielle and their daughter, he thinks the Feds are going to make an example of him."

Why? Does Obama see him as a continued political threat?

18 posted on 03/03/2010 7:49:30 AM PST by Moonman62 (The issue of whether cheap labor makes America great should have been settled by the Civil War.)
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To: Grunthor

Hey everyone, Charlie Sheen is a Freeper!


19 posted on 03/03/2010 7:50:51 AM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: Revolting cat!

His hair will be donated to “The Other America”.


20 posted on 03/03/2010 7:51:24 AM PST by ontap
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To: a fool in paradise

Only applies to what happens after the marriage.


21 posted on 03/03/2010 7:52:35 AM PST by ontap
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To: philetus

I posted the story in “Chat” and should be taken with a grain of salt, (same goes for MSM these days).

The NE was the source to break the John Edwards scandal so in my opinion it is at least a topic for general discussion. Where would Edwards be today had it not been for the NE?


22 posted on 03/03/2010 7:52:38 AM PST by maggief
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To: dead


"Boy, you got a pretty mouth on you." (Cue banjoes)
23 posted on 03/03/2010 7:52:52 AM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: a fool in paradise

That won’t stop Elizabeth.


24 posted on 03/03/2010 7:52:58 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Jewbacca

“Hey everyone, Charlie Sheen is a Freeper!”

Now now, I am way different than Charlie. I am not a raving nutcase truther AND....he’s married.


25 posted on 03/03/2010 7:53:31 AM PST by Grunthor (Does The Name "Obama" Appear In any Hawaii Birth Database?)
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To: a fool in paradise

it’s differnt wif black people, and gay people like Bwawney and that governor of NJ that hired his bathhouse boy for state homeland security chief

Two Americas- don’cha know


26 posted on 03/03/2010 7:53:35 AM PST by silverleaf
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To: Sacajaweau

Did he pay her with campaign money?


27 posted on 03/03/2010 7:53:39 AM PST by ontap
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To: maggief

I trust them more than I trust the NYT or the LAT.


28 posted on 03/03/2010 7:54:17 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: maggief

Marie Osmond is suicidal?????


29 posted on 03/03/2010 7:55:26 AM PST by petercooper (GOP: Big Tent Party??? Not if you are a CONSERVATIVE.)
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To: a fool in paradise

“Jesse Jackson paid off the mother of his bastard child with charitable money and it didn’t get nearly this much press.”

Gee! I wonder how come???


30 posted on 03/03/2010 7:57:44 AM PST by Oldpuppymax
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To: Jewbacca; dead
"Boy, you got a pretty mouth on you." (Cue banjoes)

I'm afraid he's going to end up with a few new things on his lips.

31 posted on 03/03/2010 7:57:56 AM PST by maggief
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To: Sacajaweau

I’m with you. I find this very difficult to believe.


32 posted on 03/03/2010 8:00:25 AM PST by freespirited (We're not the Party of No. We're the Party of HELL NO!!!)
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To: maggief

Two Americas: One where people obey the law, and one where they don’t.


33 posted on 03/03/2010 8:01:57 AM PST by bigbob
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To: maggief

Edwards won’t go to prison. At worst he would be sentenced to so many hours of community service. Perhaps hair care for the poor.


34 posted on 03/03/2010 8:03:15 AM PST by tlb
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To: Revolting cat!

35 posted on 03/03/2010 8:03:19 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: a fool in paradise

“Jesse Jackson paid off the mother of his bastard child...”

Indict this evil racist too.


36 posted on 03/03/2010 8:06:57 AM PST by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a tea party descendant - steeped in the Constitutional legacy handed down by the Founders)
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To: philetus

Over the years, the National Enquirer has printed many things that never happened.
Whoda thought they would become a source for Freepers?

Lately, the National Enquirer has been pretty reliable as a news source. Don’t forget though, it is in the employ of the Clintons. My guess is the pretty pony pissed off Clinton Inc somehow.


37 posted on 03/03/2010 8:08:05 AM PST by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: tlb

“Edwards won’t go to prison. At worst he would be sentenced to so many hours of community service. Perhaps hair care for the poor.”

LOL! Probably won’t go to prison, though Elizabeth seems extremely bitter and vengeful, IMO.

More popcorn ...


38 posted on 03/03/2010 8:13:06 AM PST by maggief
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To: maggief

The low quality of the candidates put forth by the Democrats is disheartening.

The difficulty Republicans have in beating those candidates at the polls is more so.


39 posted on 03/03/2010 8:16:14 AM PST by KrisKrinkle (Blessed be those who know the depth and breadth of their ignorance. Cursed be those who don't.)
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To: KrisKrinkle

Look at it this way, what sane person would want to be a politician today, unless they saw it as a path to power.


40 posted on 03/03/2010 8:19:05 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: a fool in paradise
Jesse Jackson paid off the mother of his bastard child with charitable money and it didn’t get nearly this much press.
 
It would if JJ ever deigned to mount a serious challenge to The One.
 
Edwards was a challenger to both The One and to the PIAPS, ergo he had to be destroyed.
41 posted on 03/03/2010 8:30:24 AM PST by Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo (SCORE!!! And in Paris, no less. MOO HA HA HA HA HA HA!!!!!)
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To: tlb
Perhaps hair care for the poor.
 
Cue images of John Edwards braiding his husband's corn rows in the penitentiary...
42 posted on 03/03/2010 8:32:13 AM PST by Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo (SCORE!!! And in Paris, no less. MOO HA HA HA HA HA HA!!!!!)
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To: maggief

I hope he is indicted, convicted and imprisoned, but I have to take this story with a grain of salt.

Generally, when the Enquirer makes very firm statements of fact, (where misreporting could lead to a libel suit) its stories are quite accurate.

When it uses fuzzier language like “about to be indicted” it is often wildly inaccurate.


43 posted on 03/03/2010 9:00:05 AM PST by Above My Pay Grade
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To: Revolting cat!
Goodness, what will happen to his hair?

Hey, he's a lawyer, he'll get a plea bargain which puts his hair on parole...

the infowarrior

44 posted on 03/03/2010 9:53:48 AM PST by infowarrior
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

*ping*


45 posted on 03/03/2010 12:26:36 PM PST by hennie pennie
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To: maggief

So sorry to see Marie Osmond lose her son,, and now Edwards.. what a sleezeball..

will he get conjugal visits?


46 posted on 03/03/2010 12:45:50 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Chuck DeVore - CA Senator. Believe.)
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To: maggief

Fox News is also reporting -

Federal Grand Jury Set to Indict John Edwards, Report Claims

FOXNews.com

A federal grand jury is set to indict two-time presidential candidate John Edwards, the National Enquirer reported Wednesday.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/03/03/federal-grand-jury-set-indict-john-edwards-report-claims/


47 posted on 03/03/2010 12:48:15 PM PST by Brytani (Support Allen West For Congress - www.allenwestforcongress.com)
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To: Brytani

Thanks for the heads up.


48 posted on 03/03/2010 12:59:06 PM PST by maggief
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