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  • "Book 'em Danno!" ... John Edwards' Mug Shot Released

    06/15/2011 11:36:36 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 35 replies
    CNN ^ | June 15, 2011 | CNN Political Unit
    John Edwards' mug shot released By: CNN Political Unit (CNN)–Former U.S. Senator John Edwards, pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and campaign law violations in early June. His mug shot was obtained by CNN following a Freedom of Information Act request. The plea came after a federal grand jury indicted him on six counts, including conspiracy, issuing false statements and violating campaign contribution laws. A grand jury has been investigating whether money given to support Edwards' mistress, Rielle Hunter, by benefactors of Edwards should have been considered campaign donations, a contention Edwards' team has disputed. A plea deal between the two-time...
  • John and Elizabeth Edwards Legally Separated (Breck Girl Kicked To The Curb)

    01/27/2010 7:00:47 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 21 replies · 1,352+ views
    John and Elizabeth Edwards Legally Separated In Tell-All-Book, Ex-Edwards Aide Says Couple Discussed How Cancer Would Help in the Polls By JAMES HILL, NADINE SHUBAILAT and LAUREN SHER Jan. 27, 2010 With John Edwards' electrifying U.S. Senate win in 1998, it was his wife Elizabeth Edwards who captivated the nation. A strong, smart, resilient woman, she became one of her husband's greatest political strengths. "He was young and good looking and charming [and] his wife did not fit Hollywood's central casting of what a political wife should look like. She was a little bit heavy-set. She was an attorney in...
  • Edwards Calls for Quick Pullout of Troops Training Iraqi Forces

    01/01/2008 7:04:31 PM PST · by TornadoAlley3 · 34 replies · 199+ views
    nytimes ^ | 01/02/08 | MICHAEL R. GORDON
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa — John Edwards says that if elected president he would withdraw the American troops who are training the Iraqi army and police as part of a broader plan to remove virtually all American forces within 10 months.
  • Elizabeth Edwards on campaign's troubles: 'We can't make John black, we can't make him a woman'...

    08/07/2007 1:03:21 PM PDT · by kik5150 · 111 replies · 4,545+ views
    Drudgereport ^ | 08/07/07 | kik5150
    Web video and social networks are two of the hottest technologies for Campaign '08. Video is ready for prime time, social networking is a relative unknown. Video arrived in 2006, when George Allen, then a Republican Virginia senator, called a rival staffer the crypto-racist slur "macaca." The clip of the incident helped tip the Senate to the Democrats. The Web can be liberating. "It's about bypassing the sieve of the mainstream media," says Elizabeth Edwards, wife and confidant of Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards. "The idea that you have people standing between you and the voter is diminished, and the...
  • Edwards Returns to 2004 Campaign Theme

    06/21/2007 12:48:29 PM PDT · by SmithL · 35 replies · 513+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 6/21/7 | NEDRA PICKLER
    WASHINGTON, (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards is bemoaning the growing divide between rich and poor as he returns to the signature theme of "Two Americas" from his unsuccessful 2004 White House bid. Looking to break out from under two leading rivals, Edwards planned to focus on the economic gap that he argues has widened since his last run. "Our tax system has been rewritten by George Bush to favor the wealthy and shift the burden to working families. That is simply wrong," Edwards said, according to text provided by his campaign. "There are still Two Americas." He planned...
  • Edwards Angry With Howard Dean

    06/05/2005 12:40:33 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 50 replies · 2,046+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 6/5/05 | AP
    Former Democratic vice presidential candidate John Edwards said Saturday that he has not decided whether he will run for president in 2008. The former U.S. senator from North Carolina said his family is focused on the recovery of his wife, who was diagnosed with breast cancer the day after the 2004 general election. "Our first priority right now is making sure Elizabeth gets well," Edwards said at an annual state Democratic fundraising dinner. "There's a lot of work left to be done." Edwards also disagreed with Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean's controversial comment in a speech to liberal activists...
  • Edwards Discusses Party's Future In New Hampshire (Flaming Breck Girl Scorns "NASCAR Dads")

    02/06/2005 2:47:08 PM PST · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 20 replies · 945+ views ^ | 2/5/05 | Mark Johnson/The Charlotte Observer
    MANCHESTER, N.H. - (KRT) - Three months after losing the last national election, former U.S. Sen. John Edwards effectively began his campaign for the next one Saturday night. Edwards, the Democratic vice presidential nominee last year, rolled out a new stump speech at a state Democratic Party dinner, acknowledging the critics who say the party doesn't stand for anything. The party's future, he declared, is in asserting bedrock moral principles, such as lifting Americans out of poverty, a message he will take be taking across the country in the coming months. "What the country is looking for in its leaders,...