Ex-aide: Donor thought John Edwards would be America's 'savior'

Hampton Dellinger, an election law expert reporting for msnbc.com, and Melanie Sloan, executive director of Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington, go over the details of the John Edwards trial. By Hampton Dellinger, Special to msnbc.com

John Edwards trial begins. by Walter Olson on April 23, 2012. Josh Gerstein at Politico has a playbook; my Cato colleague Gene Healy explains why you should consider the prosecution troubling even if, like close to 100% of the American

By Colleen Jenkins GREENSBORO, N.C., April 23 (Reuters) – Prosecutors in the criminal campaign finance case against former U.S. Senator John Edwards described him on Monday as a manipulative politician who refused

John Edwards (D-NC) addresses supporters at a campaign stop in Des Moines, Iowa on January 2, 2008. Iowa holds their presidential caucus on January 3. (UPI Photo/John Sommers II) GREENSBORO, NC, April 23 (UPI) — Prosecutors say John Edwards knowingly

In opening statements, a prosecutor said Balfour had made deadly threats against his wife's family after Former presidential candidate John Edwards arrives at federal court in Greensboro, NC, with his daughter Cate. (Chuck Burton/AP Photo) he moved out