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Federal prosecutors dropped the remaining charges against former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards on Wednesday, less than two weeks after his corruption trial ended in an acquittal and mistrial.

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Edwards: 'I did a lot that was wrong'updated: Fri Jun 01 2012 07:42:00

John Edwards said that while he did not violate campaign finance law, "I did an awful, awful lot that was wrong."

Edwards ponders his 'sins,' public service as prosecutors consider retrialupdated: Fri Jun 01 2012 07:42:00

Two-time Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards waited Friday to hear whether prosecutors intend to retry him, but he says his years of service aren't over, no matter what they decide.

John Edwards: Once a cheater, always a cheater?updated: Thu May 31 2012 23:42:00

John Edwards walked out of a courtroom Thursday a free man. How long will it take women attracted by the flame of celebrity -- even ill-gotten -- to date him? And believe they can convert him to monogamy?

Habla John Edwardsupdated: Thu May 31 2012 19:55:00

El ex senador demócrata dice que él es responsable por los errores cometidos.

Edwards charges: The rundownupdated: Thu May 31 2012 19:55:00

The jury in the trial of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards spent more than 50 hours deliberating six counts stemming from allegations that he accepted illegal campaign contributions, falsified documents and conspired to receive and conceal the contributions.

Odd behavior in Edwards trialupdated: Thu May 31 2012 17:37:00

Erin Burnett tackles the latest in the John Edwards Trial. Flirting by a juror, wardrobe mishap and a judge's warning.

Jury in John Edwards trial deliberates for sixth dayupdated: Fri May 25 2012 11:39:00

Jurors began their sixth day of deliberations Friday in the corruption trial of John Edwards, the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee and candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008.

The rise and fall of John Edwardsupdated: Fri May 25 2012 11:39:00

Once a rising star in the Democratic Party, John Edwards fell from grace after an extramarial affair. Joe Johns reports.

Edwards trial jury ends fifth day of deliberations without a verdictupdated: Thu May 24 2012 17:28:00

Jurors in John Edwards' corruption trial went home Thursday, after their fifth day of deliberations, without a verdict -- leaving the former Democratic presidential candidate in limbo for yet another day.

Jury finishes fourth day of Edwards trial deliberationsupdated: Wed May 23 2012 17:16:00

The jury in former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards' corruption trial finished its fourth day of deliberations Wednesday without reaching a verdict.

What are the charges against John Edwards? updated: Wed May 23 2012 16:15:00

The jury in the trial of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards is deliberating six counts stemming from allegations that he accepted illegal campaign contributions, falsified documents and conspired to receive and conceal the contributions. The maximum sentence if convicted on all six counts would be 30 years in prison and a $1.5 million fine.

Jurors break without verdict in Edwards trialupdated: Tue May 22 2012 17:50:00

The jury in former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards' corruption trial ended its third day of deliberations Tuesday, asking to take another look at two more exhibits in the case.

Jury to begin deliberations in John Edwards trialupdated: Fri May 18 2012 09:00:00

Jurors were set to begin deliberations Friday in the corruption trial of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards.

Defense rests in Edwards trialupdated: Wed May 16 2012 16:32:00

The defense team for John Edwards rested its case Wednesday without calling the former Democratic presidential candidate's ex-mistress to testify at his corruption trial.

John Edwards' daughter expected to testify in his corruption trialupdated: Tue May 15 2012 02:33:00

While John Edwards' lawyers have not yet made a decision whether to put the former presidential candidate on the stand in his corruption trial, Edwards' oldest daughter, Cate, is expected to testify this week, possibly as early as Tuesday.

Borger: Edwards' revelations 'stunning'updated: Tue May 15 2012 02:33:00

Political analyst Gloria Borger talks to Wolf Blitzer about John Edwards' parallel life, revealed in his criminal trial.

Edwards defense team set to make its caseupdated: Mon May 14 2012 00:01:00

The defense for John Edwards is scheduled to start Monday morning in the former presidential candidate's corruption trial.

Judge rejects motion to dismiss in Edwards caseupdated: Fri May 11 2012 16:31:00

The federal judge presiding in the John Edwards corruption trial on Friday turned down a motion to dismiss the charges, setting the stage for the former presidential candidate to defend his case.

Prosecutors wrap case in Edwards corruption trialupdated: Thu May 10 2012 18:53:00

Prosecutors wrapped up their case in the John Edwards corruption trial Thursday, detailing hundreds of thousands of dollars in expenses used by his former mistress, whose concealment during Edwards' failed presidential run remains at the heart of the scandal.

Edwards sex tape cleared for trialupdated: Thu May 10 2012 18:53:00

After a dramatic day in court, the content of John Edwards' sex tape is now fair game in his trial. Joe Johns explains.

John Edwards knew about attempt to cover up affair, speechwriter testifiesupdated: Tue May 08 2012 20:12:00

John Edwards knew that a wealthy benefactor was giving money to help cover up his affair with Rielle Hunter, a former speechwriter testified Tuesday during the corruption trial of the former presidential candidate.

Attorney: Donor knew money wasn't for Edwards' campaign updated: Mon May 07 2012 16:41:00

The attorney for a 101-year-old billionaire donor, whose money is at the center of John Edwards' corruption trial, told jurors Monday that his client knew the hundreds of thousands of dollars she gave the former U.S. presidential candidate was not a campaign contribution.

John Edwards trial: Wealthy donor $$updated: Mon May 07 2012 16:41:00

An attorney testifies that a wealthy donor knew her money wasn't for John Edwards' campaign. Joe Johns reports.

Ex-adviser: Edwards cursed him after being warned to stay away from mistressupdated: Fri May 04 2012 20:58:00

A former adviser recalled Friday how he urged John Edwards to steer clear of a campaign videographer, later revealed to be his mistress. But the then-presidential candidate refused, Peter Scher said in court.

Aide recalls bizarre conversation with Edwards mistressupdated: Fri May 04 2012 08:28:00

A former aide to John Edwards testified Thursday about an unexpected pronouncement from a campaign videographer: She and the presidential candidate were in love.

Aide recalls Elizabeth Edwards meltdownupdated: Fri May 04 2012 08:28:00

A former aide details a graphic confrontation between Elizabeth Edwards and husband John.

Edwards daughter tearfully leaves courtroom during testimonyupdated: Thu May 03 2012 05:45:00

The trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards took a dramatic turn Wednesday when his daughter abruptly left the courtroom during testimony about a fight between her mother and father over his affair with a campaign videographer.

Tiger Woods' ex-swing coach tells allupdated: Wed May 02 2012 09:20:00

Hank Haney, Tiger Woods' former swing coach, talks about his new book, where he discusses Tiger's sex scandal.

Wife of Edwards aide sought 'the truth'updated: Tue May 01 2012 18:41:00

The wife of a former top aide to former presidential candidate John Edwards defended in testimony Tuesday having shot video in September 2008 of the house and possessions of Edwards' pregnant mistress.

Ex-aide's wife: Edwards said donations for mistress's expenses were legalupdated: Mon Apr 30 2012 22:56:00

John Edwards sternly reassured the wife of his then-campaign aide that using money from his wealthy benefactor to pay his mistress's expenses was legal, she testified Monday.

Edwards' team goes on the offensiveupdated: Fri Apr 27 2012 16:27:00

John Edwards' legal team attacks former aide Andrew Young in an attempt to discredit the prosecution's star witness.

Former Edwards aide says he was intimidated by donorsupdated: Fri Apr 27 2012 16:27:00

A former campaign aide for John Edwards said in court Friday that he had been intimidated in his dealings with the former senator and two high-priced donors.

By the numbers: Politicians in troubleupdated: Fri Apr 27 2012 14:49:00

As the first week of the John Edwards federal criminal trial comes to an end, where the former Democratic senator and presidential candidate is accused of using hundreds of thousands of dollars of donations to conceal his affair with a campaign videographer without reporting the money to federal authorities, we wanted to take a look back at some statistics about other politicians in trouble.

Aide is asked if he made up some stories about John Edwardsupdated: Fri Apr 27 2012 07:04:00

John Edwards' defense team hammered away at a former campaign aide on Thursday after he was quizzed about his motives and asked whether he made up stories about how Edwards allegedly concealed contributions from campaign donors.

Bob Woodruff on Edwards' lies and trialupdated: Fri Apr 27 2012 07:04:00

ABC News' Bob Woodruff looks back at his 2008 interview with John Edwards and how the case is unfolding in court.

Former aide questioned at John Edwards trialupdated: Wed Apr 25 2012 19:53:00

A former campaign aide of John Edwards faced questions Wednesday about his motives for testifying against the former presidential candidate and whether he made up stories about how Edwards allegedly concealed contributions from campaign donors.

Ex-aide testifies he helped cover up Edwards affairupdated: Wed Apr 25 2012 10:06:00

A former aide to then-presidential candidate John Edwards testified Tuesday he helped cover up Edwards' affair with a campaign videographer.

Government's star witness leads off Edwards trialupdated: Mon Apr 23 2012 22:18:00

The wealthy backer whose money helped two-time presidential candidate John Edwards hide his pregnant mistress "felt like he was going to be the savior of America," the government's star witness against Edwards testified Monday.

Are men stupid?updated: Mon Apr 23 2012 17:40:00

Are men stupid? How else can we explain the endless parade of otherwise successful individuals, who by all appearances seem intelligent and competent, and yet risk destroying their careers and their personal lives over the chance to have a sexual escapade?

Jury selection begins in John Edwards' trialupdated: Sun Apr 22 2012 15:03:00

Jury selection begins Thursday in a Greensboro, North Carolina, federal courtroom in the trial of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards.

John Edwards' ex-mistress expected to be prosecution witness in his trialupdated: Thu Mar 15 2012 18:57:00

The former mistress of 2008 Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards is expected to be a prosecution witness in his federal criminal trial next month, a federal judge said in court Thursday.

John Edwards sex tape to be destroyed after settlement reachedupdated: Fri Feb 24 2012 05:31:00

A former aide and a former mistress of one-time presidential candidate John Edwards have settled a civil lawsuit between them that, among other measures, mandates the imminent destruction of sex tapes featuring Edwards and the woman.

Contempt hearing postponed for former John Edwards aideupdated: Mon Jan 30 2012 11:07:00

A judge postponed a hearing Monday in a case that pits a former aide to John Edwards against the one-time presidential candidate's former mistress.

John Edwards fighting mystery illnessupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 18:16:00

Former presidential candidate John Edwards attorney says he has an undisclosed medical issue. Erin Burnett has more.

Source: John Edwards has life-threatening heart conditionupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 18:16:00

A federal judge disclosed Friday that former presidential candidate John Edwards has a life-threatening heart condition, a court source confirmed to CNN.

Hearing scheduled in John Edwards' case after request for delayupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 05:32:00

Attorneys and a federal judge are expected to meet in a North Carolina courtroom Friday afternoon for a status hearing regarding the pending criminal trial of John Edwards, the former presidential candidate and U.S. senator.

John Edwards again asks for trial delay, cites medical issueupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 17:15:00

Attorneys for John Edwards asked again Thursday to delay his criminal trial, saying the former presidential candidate and U.S. senator has an unspecified medical issue.

Tiger Woods: Former caddy not racistupdated: Tue Nov 08 2011 08:41:00

Golfer Tiger Woods Tuesday addressed a racially-tinged remark made by his former caddy, telling reporters Steve Williams apologized and is not a racist.

John Edwards loses court bid to dismiss criminal caseupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 13:43:00

A federal judge in North Carolina rejected motions by former U.S. Sen. John Edwards to have his criminal indictment dismissed, spokeswoman Robin Zier with the U.S. attorney's office for the Eastern District of North Carolina said Thursday.

Back with a brand: Troubled Tiger Woods is still on topupdated: Wed Oct 05 2011 05:16:00

His golf career might be in a seemingly downward spiral, but Tiger Woods is still the world's most valuable sportsman according to a top business magazine.

Federal judge pushes back start of Edwards' trial to 2012updated: Thu Sep 08 2011 14:19:00

The criminal trial of former presidential candidate and U.S. senator John Edwards has been delayed until January, a federal judge ruled Thursday.

Lawyers for Edwards file motions to dismiss chargesupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 21:59:00

Lawyers for John Edwards said Tuesday they filed motions seeking the dismissal of charges against the former U.S. senator accused of conspiracy, issuing false statements and violating campaign contribution laws.

Tiger Woods and caddie fight ends as PGA Championship beginsupdated: Thu Aug 11 2011 03:31:00

Now that the soap opera between golfer Tiger Woods and his ex-caddie Steve Williams seems to be over, perhaps the golf world can concentrate on the drama at the last major of the year -- the PGA Championship that starts Thursday in Georgia.

Tiger Woods will return to professional golf next weekupdated: Thu Jul 28 2011 20:48:00

Golfer Tiger Woods returns to professional play next week, according to statements on his Twitter account and his website.

People.com: John Edwards Ordered to Pay Back $2.3 Millionupdated: Fri Jul 22 2011 09:52:00

The Federal Election Commission says the disgraced politician must pay the treasury

Tiger Woods' caddie responds to firingupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 13:06:00

Tiger Woods' former caddie Steve Williams discusses being fired after 12 years. TVNZ reports.

Tiger Woods' former caddie: Sex scandal made me lose respect for himupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 13:06:00

New Zealand caddie Steve Williams said Thursday he is disappointed and shocked that he was fired by Tiger Woods, especially after his loyalty to the golfer during his sex scandal.

Trial date for John Edwards tentatively set for Octoberupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 17:34:00

The criminal conspiracy trial of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards is tentatively scheduled to begin in October, U.S. District Judge Norwood Carlton Tilley Jr. said Thursday.

Rory McIlroy discusses Tiger's scandalupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 02:31:00

Rory McIlroy discusses the Tiger Woods scandal with CNN's Piers Morgan, and his own new superstardom.

Democrats frustrated with Weinerupdated: Thu Jun 16 2011 06:15:00

Democrats on the Hill returned to work on Tuesday, but remain frustrated over the Rep. Anthony Weiner scandal.

People.com: John Edwards's Mug Shot Revealedupdated: Wed Jun 15 2011 19:49:00

The former U.S. senator smiles for the camera in his mug shot, which was released Wednesday

U.S. attorney prosecuting John Edwards to step downupdated: Fri Jun 10 2011 10:51:00

George E.B. Holding, the U.S. attorney overseeing the prosecution of former Democratic vice presidential nominee John Edwards, announced Friday that he is stepping down from his current post.

People.com: John Edwards: I've Done Wrong - but Didn't Break the Lawupdated: Sat Jun 04 2011 16:50:00

The former presidential candidate pleads not guilty to charges in alleged mistress cover-up

People.com: John Edwards Indicted on Charges of Misusing Campaign Fundsupdated: Sat Jun 04 2011 13:50:00

The former presidential candidate is accused of using political donations to cover up his affair and love child

John Edwards indicted on six countsupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 16:24:00

Former Sen. John Edwards is indicted on felony charges for allegedly giving campaign funds to his mistress.

John Edwards pleads not guilty to conspiracy, campaign law violationsupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 16:24:00

Former Democratic vice presidential nominee and two-time presidential candidate John Edwards pleaded not guilty Friday to conspiracy and campaign law violations, acknowledging that he had "done wrong," but denying that he broke the law.

Edwards' fall: From golden boy to sleazy tabloid taleupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 09:23:00

John Edwards was once a political golden boy -- successful senator from the South, telegenic, rich trial lawyer, but a spokesman for the poor, elected to the U.S. Senate in his first run for public office.

May: The case against John Edwardsupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 09:23:00

CNN's Joe Johns explains the findings of a grand jury that investigated the John Edwards campaign sex scandal.

People.com: John Edwards May Face Indictmentupdated: Thu May 26 2011 07:11:00

He could be charged with breaking campaign finance laws, but Rielle Hunter "is focusing on [their] daughter"

Justice Department moving toward charges in Edwards caseupdated: Wed May 25 2011 17:59:00

The Justice Department has authorized prosecutors to bring criminal charges against former U.S. senator and presidential candidate John Edwards, sources with knowledge of the investigation confirm to CNN.

People.com: Tiger Woods Pulls Out of Players Championship - Again!updated: Fri May 13 2011 07:08:00

The golfer suffers a knee injury forcing him to withdraw from the event for the second year in a row

Judge rules John Edwards must be deposed again in sex-tape lawsuitupdated: Fri Apr 29 2011 21:46:00

A North Carolina judge ruled Friday that one-time presidential candidate John Edwards must testify more in a lawsuit pitting his former mistress against a top Edwards aide, lawyers said.

June 2010: Elizabeth Edwards on Johnupdated: Thu Mar 17 2011 06:56:00

In June 2010, Elizabeth Edwards talked about her feelings toward John Edwards with CNN's Larry King.

Judge asked to unseal documents in Edwards sex-tape lawsuitupdated: Thu Mar 17 2011 06:56:00

A group of media companies on Wednesday asked a North Carolina judge to unseal court documents in a lawsuit involving the John Edwards sex-tape case.

People.com: John Edwards Is Not Engaged, Says Sourceupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 19:48:00

An Edwards family friend shoots down rumors that the politician proposed to Rielle Hunter

Tiger front cover snub denied by gaming giants EA Sportsupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 14:08:00

Scandal-hit golfer Tiger Woods has been left off the front cover of the latest video game release bearing his name.

Elizabeth Edwards: In her own wordsupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 05:47:00

A look back at Elizabeth Edwards as she discussed the challenges in her life.

Elizabeth Edwards' will leaves everything to her childrenupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 05:47:00

Elizabeth Edwards left everything to her children, with no mention of her estranged husband, John Edwards, in her will.

Birthers, the story that won't go awayupdated: Fri Dec 31 2010 05:43:00

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie seeks to put to an end the presidential birth skeptic theories.

2010 Obsessions: Year of the mistressupdated: Thu Dec 30 2010 09:17:00

Who needs a scarlet letter when you've got tabloids?

How a mistress turns infamy into moneyupdated: Thu Dec 30 2010 09:17:00

2010 was a big year for celebrity mistresses, who cashed in on their infamy and became celebrities.

SI.com: Joe Posnanski: The 10 most fascinating people in sports for 2011updated: Wed Dec 29 2010 13:39:00

In many ways, 2010 felt like a setup year. There were a lot of questions. We didn't get too many answers. Is Tiger Woods done as the dominant force in golf? Don't know. Is Derek Jeter declining rapidly? We'll find out. Will LeBron James' Decision (powered by ESPN) lead to a shift of power in the NBA? Let you know next year.

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards Laid to Restupdated: Sun Dec 12 2010 23:49:00

Family and friends honor the late political wife and author

More than 1,200 at Edwards funeral; protest fizzlesupdated: Sat Dec 11 2010 21:10:00

More than 1,200 mourners, including hundreds who loved and admired Elizabeth Edwards from a distance, packed a Raleigh church Saturday to pay respects to the activist and estranged wife of a failed aspirant to the presidency.

Elizabeth Edwards' daughter says goodbyeupdated: Sat Dec 11 2010 21:10:00

Cate Edwards honors the life and legacy of her mother Elizabeth by giving a eulogy at her funeral.

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards Was 'My Second Mother,' Says Nannyupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 13:48:00

Heather North, who lived with the family for five years, remembers an "amazing" woman

Westboro Baptist Church says it will picket Elizabeth Edwards' funeralupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 09:37:00

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church, known for its radical stance against a myriad of issues including homosexuality and the war in Iraq, said Thursday it will picket Elizabeth Edwards' funeral in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Edwards a woman of grit and fightupdated: Wed Dec 08 2010 11:22:00

The loss of Elizabeth Edwards shouldn't be shocking. We knew she had breast cancer. We knew it spread to her bones. It's remarkable she survived for so many years. But people who never met Elizabeth Edwards tell me they're taking the news hard. It seems that's because for years Elizabeth Edwards has been one of the nation's most public survivors.

Elizabeth Edwards ends treatmentupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 17:39:00

The wife of former presidential candidate John Edwards is told by doctors that further treatment would be unproductive.

Elizabeth Edwards dies after battle with cancerupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 17:39:00

Update: Elizabeth Edwards died at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday in her North Carolina. See full coverage here.

2 ex-Edwards aides testify in probe of payments to mistressupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 11:08:00

Two of former presidential hopeful John Edwards' top aides testified Thursday to a federal grand jury looking into payments from the North Carolina Democrat's campaign to his one-time mistress.

People.com: Tiger Woods Is 'Very Excited About the Future'updated: Thu Dec 02 2010 06:12:00

One year after his Thanksgiving car crash, the golfer is living "day by day"

Tiger hunts first win in 2010 and No.1 spotupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 10:44:00

Tiger Woods has one last chance to salvage a victory from a sorry 2010 and claim back his World No.1 spot from England's Lee Westwood.

People.com: Rielle Hunter Denies Chasing After John Cusack, Matt LeBlancupdated: Thu Nov 11 2010 08:28:00

John Edwards's former mistress says she "has not been to Los Angeles in two years"

Subpoenas issued in John Edwards' investigationupdated: Thu Oct 07 2010 02:13:00

A "sizable" number of subpoenas have been issued in the investigation of former Sen. John Edwards, his attorney said.

New subpoenas in John Edwards probeupdated: Thu Oct 07 2010 02:13:00

A North Carolina federal jury has issued new subpoenas in the probe of former VP candidate John Edwards.

People.com: Tiger Woods's Brother Says Dad Would Be 'Disappointed'updated: Sun Oct 03 2010 10:08:00

The golfer star's estranged brother, Earl Jr., opens up about life inside the Woods home

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