Jury selection was scheduled to start Thursday in the federal trial of John Edwards, the start of at least six weeks of courtroom sparring between the corruption unit of the Department of Justice and a high-powered criminal defense team representing a man who twice reached for the presidency.
Former Senator John Edwards’s fall from grace for an affair has been tabloid fodder for several years.
Mr. Edwards’s fall from grace for a hidden affair has long been tabloid fodder. A former Democratic senator from North Carolina, he is being tried on six felony charges, four involving whether he accepted illegal campaign contributions. He also faces charges of conspiracy and making false statements.
A conviction would send Mr. Edwards to prison for up to 30 years and could bring up to $1.5 million in fines.THIS PIECE OF CRAP WAS THE DEMOCRAT VEEP CANDIDATE IN 2004.
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