Edwards Found Not Guilty On One Count; Mistrial On Others

John Edwards

GREENSBORO, North Carolina (Reuters) - Jurors acquitted former U.S. Senator John Edwards on one count of taking illegal campaign contributions on Thursday and the judge declared a mistrial on five other counts because the jury was deadlocked.

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