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Johnny Reid "John" Edwards (born June 10, 1953) is an American politician, who served as a U.S. Senator from North Carolina. He was the Democratic ... More »Johnny Reid "John" Edwards (born June 10, 1953) is an American politician, who served as a U.S. Senator from North Carolina. He was the Democratic nominee for Vice President in 2004, and was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004 and 2008. He defeated incumbent Republican Lauch Faircloth in North Carolina's 1998 Senate election. Towards the end of his single six-year term, he sought the Democratic Party's nomination in the 2004 presidential election. He eventually became the 2004 Democratic candidate for vice-president, the running mate of presidential nominee Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts. Following Kerry's loss to incumbent President George W. Bush, Edwards began working full-time at the One America Committee, a political action committee he established in 2001, and was appointed director of the Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law. He was also a consultant for Fortress Investment Group... [ Wikipedia ]

John Edwards looking to open new law firm – CNN Political Ticker

(CNN) - Former Sen. John Edwards is looking to open a new law firm this September, a source told CNN’s Chris Cuomo. The firm will be based in Raleigh, North Carolina, and will focus on plaintiff work, the source said. Before entering politics, Edwards was a nationally known ...

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John Edwards Still in the Red

Disgraced former presidential candidate John Edwards still owes more than $332,000 in campaign debt, according to filings released today. The former North Carolina senator is perhaps best known for cheating on his dying wife and fathering a child with his mistress. The debt includes ...

Cate Edwards Remembers Mom Elizabeth: Her Voice Is Always in My Head

The oldest daughter of former senator John Edwards, Cate has followed in her late mother's footsteps as an advocate for women with cancer and recently joined the "Count Us, Know Us" campaign, which recognizes those living with advanced breast cancer, their caregivers, supporters, friends ...

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John Edwards to speak at retreat a year after his trial

RALEIGH, NC — Former presidential contender John Edwards is setting out on the speaking circuit. The former US senator and 2004 Democratic vice-presidential nominee from North Carolina is scheduled to appear June 6 at a private retreat in Orlando, Fla., for lawyer clients of the ...

Notes On A Sex Scandal: Rebounding From Disgrace : It's All Politics : NPR

One likely recent example is former Sen. John Edwards, the North Carolina Democrat who fathered a child out of wedlock, misleading his wife, his staff and the voting public in the process. "With John Edwards, he had a sick wife who was battling cancer," Johnson says. "Something ...

How long can Hillary Clinton wait?

So the question is how long can she wait," said Chris Kofinis, a Democratic strategist and a veteran of the Wesley Clark 2004 and John Edwards 2008 presidential campaigns. "If she gets in early, she sucks up the oxygen, the money, and the grassroots. She could basically kill the field. " ...

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Strip Club Sues Oracle Over Alleged $33,540 Unpaid Tab (VIDEO)

During the 2008 presidential election, candidate John Edwards charmed the American public with his intelligence and good looks. But behind closed doors, the former North Carolina Senator and Vice Presidential candidate was hiding a lurid extramarital affair. While Edwards’ wife...

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Celebrities With Secret Love Children

And while some -- like former Democratic vice presidential candidate John Edwards-- have had the information painfully extracted, others have long made amends, like Steven Tyler and daughter Liv Tyler. Launch the gallery below to see more examples of celebrities with secret love ...

Deception in Counting the Unemployed

After this, HIndery joined the worker-concerned presidential campaign of John Edwards as senior economic adviser to the failed and now legally beleaguered former candidate. When Edwards' campaign sputtered Hindery was assigned the task of proposing that the ascendant Obama take ...

John Kerry's Wife Teresa Heinz Kerry in Critical, But Stable Condition

Heinz Kerry joined Kerry on his 2004 presidential campaign, where he ran alongside vice presidential candidate John Edwards on the Democratic ticker. The pair ultimately lost to incumbents George W. Bush and Dick Cheney...

CNN: Edwards looking to open law office in Raleigh :: WRAL.com

Raleigh, N.C. — Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards is looking to get back into the business that made his fortune by opening a new law firm in Raleigh this September, CNN reported Wednesday. Edwards, who retained his license to practice law in North Carolina ...

Report: John Edwards to open law firm in Raleigh

Former U.S. Sen. John Edwards plans to start up a new law firm in Raleigh, where he represented plaintiffs in lawsuits over personal injuries and medical malpractice before launching his political career, CNN is reporting. Edwards and David Kirby in 1993 founded the Raleigh ...

Susanne Atanus, GOP Candidate: Autism, Dementia Are God's Punishments For Gays, Abortions

" The right wing commentator raised eyebrows from both U.S. political parties in 2007 when she stated: "I was going to have a few comments on the other Democratic presidential candidate, John Edwards, but it turns out that you have to go into rehab if you use the word 'faggot,' so I'm - ...

Homeless man's good deed leads to big payout

John Edwards daughter Cate Edwards talks family, advanced breast cancer campaign Cate Edwards, the eldest daughter of former presidential candidate John Edwards and the late Elizabeth Edwards, joined "CBS This Morning" to discuss advanced breast cancer awareness and the Count Us...

TheDC Morning John Edwards is back ... but this time his name is Anthony Weiner

By: Jamie Weinstein John Edwards is back ... but this time his name is Anthony Weiner -- Tea party cover -- Boehner blast -- Bob's sob -- Tweet of Yesterday -- Today in North Korean News 1) John Edwards is back ... but this time his name is Anthony Weiner -- It's ...

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Burt's Eye View: Anthony Weiner

Arnold apparently inspired presidential candidate John Edwards, who also had a child out of wedlock, but in Edwards’ case, his wife was fighting cancer at the time, which made his conduct even more despicable, if that is possible. I think we might have reached the bottom of the ...

Report: John Edwards to open N.C. law firm

Report: John Edwards to open N.C. law firm Former Democratic vice presidential candidate John Edwards will open a new law firm in Raleigh, North Carolina this fall, according to a report by CNN. The firm will specialize in plaintiff work, a continuation of Edwards's ...

Hondo goes Lee-ward

In the event he does run in the ‘Crats’ crowded primary, Hondo suggests you bet on Weinie to show ... Disgraced former presidential hopeful John Edwards will crawl out of his hole to give a speech to lawyers June 6 at a retreat in Orlando. Along with Weiner, Mark Sanford, Eliot ...

Chuck Todd: NBC should make a movie about John Edwards, not Hillary Clinton

Chuck Todd: NBC should make a movie about John Edwards, not Hillary Clinton NBC News Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd tweeted some advice for his network after he criticized a planned Hillary Clinton movie, saying that disgraced former Democratic vice presidential candidate ...

Sen. John Edwards reportedly looking to open Raleigh law firm

RALEIGH Former Sen. John Edwards is looking to open up a new law firm in Raleigh in September, CNN is reporting. Quoting an unnamed source, CNN said Edwards wants to resume practicing a practice specializing in plaintiff’s attorney. Edwards was a highly successful trial ...

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