John Edwards's trial: a cad, or a cad and a felon?

The once-promising candidate could face 30 years in prison and a million dollars in fines and penalties.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The aide who helped John Edwards hide his pregnant mistress testified Tuesday that the former presidential candidate directed him to seek money from rich friends to provide the woman a monthly

AP Video John Edwards' former aide, Andrew Young was the first witness called by federal prosecutors in Edwards' criminal trial. He is accused of conspiring to use nearly $1 million in secret payments to help hide his pregnant mistress in 2008.

As the John Edwards criminal trial entered its second day, Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer weighed in on the drama during a conference call about his new Current TV show. Spitzer, who resigned from office in 2008 after he was caught buying

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