A gallery of winners (and losers) from the vice presidential vetting process through the years.
[Updated below, 11:25 am] As expected, federal prosecutors have lowered the boom on the former North Carolina Senator and 2004 Democratic vice presidential nominee for allegedly using political money to cover up an affair that led to a secret love child. The Associated Press reports:
The case of USA v. Johnny Reid Edwards contains six
According to reports out Wednesday, the Justice Department may be close to bringing criminal charges against John Edwards regarding campaign funds they allege he used to cover up his affair with Rielle Hunter, and to hide both …
This is a tale of two Barack Obamas.
The first Barack Obama appears in December of 2007. It’s just a few days until the Iowa caucuses, and a shadowy third-party group with ties to John Edwards is about to start running ads, …
As part of her long awaited scorned-mistress-finally-speaks moment, Rielle Hunter takes off her pants for GQ. Then she poses–pantless, mind you–with stuffed animals in an article describing the total legitimacy of her love for John Edwards.
Not. A. Joke.
Now we get to guess what will happen next in this public farce of a political story:
John Edwards arrives in Haiti. Seriously. Today of all days.
Just in case anyone was starting to believe the rumors, it seems John Edwards has no intention of dropping out this Saturday. From a press release this afternoon:
EDWARDS TO VISIT FEBRUARY FIFTH STATES AND DISCUSS HIS PLANS TO MAKE SURE OUR GOVERNMENT WORKS FOR WORKING FAMILIES AND THE MIDDLE CLASS
There is no question Edwards has become Obama’s wingman, often defending Obama and attacking Hillary for him. A few cases to date:
1) When Clinton attacked Obama in the New Hampshire debate, Edwards was the one who shot back:
“The one thing I do not argue with (Obama) about is he believes deeply in change and I believe deeply in