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Analysis: Edwards prosecutors zero in on intent

As prosecutors head into the final week of their case, the issue of John Edwards’ mindset looms large. During week two of the trial, Cheri Young, wife of former Edwards’ aide Andrew Young, along with former Edwards staffers, described a reckless, feckless Edwards who -- thanks to his extramarital affair with campaign videographer Rielle Hunter -- imperiled his campaign, destroyed his marriage and nearly ruined another, that of the Youngs. Time and again, the testimony brought to mind one phrase: What was he thinking?!

Senh: Yeah, exactly. What the hell was John Edwards thinking. Stuff like this only happens in the movies, not in real life.


Ex-aide's wife: Edwards said donations for mistress's expenses were legal

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The wife of a former campaign aide for John Edwards takes the stand Monday in a federal court in North Carolina where she is expected to detail her role in helping conceal the one-time Democratic presidential hopeful's affair with a videographer.


Aide: We 'fell in love with' John Edwards

A former campaign aide of John Edwards will face more questions Thursday, a day after he was quizzed about his motives and asked whether he made up stories about how Edwards allegedly concealed contributions from campaign donors.


Aide Tells of the Demise of His Friendship With Edwards

Under questioning by prosecutors, Andrew Young painted a vivid portrait of the frantic final months of a cover-up that ended John Edwards’s political career.


Former Edwards aide take stand against former boss

Andrew Young was once much more than an aide to John Edwards.

FILE - In an Oct. 27, 2011 file photo, former U.S. Sen. and presidential candidate John Edwards, left, speaks to the media with attorney Abbe Lowell, right, as he leaves the federal court in Greensboro, N.C.


Aaron Sorkin to direct John Edwards project

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has acquired the rights to the Andrew Young book about former presidential candidate John Edwards, "The Politician."

Senh: Just the other day I told my wife that the perfect actor to play John Edwards in a biopic is Tom Cruise - the hair and the smile. Her reply was, "They're making a movie about him?" I told her no, but if they did ...


Judge considers sending ex-Edwards aide to jail

Judge considers sending ex-Edwards aide to jail

A judge said Tuesday he is considering whether to send a former John Edwards aide to jail for contempt over his handling of a purported sex tape showing the former presidential candidate....


Judge Orders Officers to Retrieve Edwards Sex Tape

Judge Orders Officers to Retrieve Edwards Sex Tape

A North Carolina judge wants security officers to accompany a former John Edwards aide as he goes to retrieve a sex tape of his former boss.


Former Edwards aide Young found in contempt over sex tape

A judge has found former John Edwards aide Andrew Young and his wife, Cheri, in contempt of court for not turning over a sex tape featuring the former senator and his mistress, Rielle Hunter.


Edwards' ex-aide says he rejected big offers for tape

A former aide to two-time presidential candidate John Edwards said he's received and rejected offers of "gigantic amounts of money" to sell what he says is a sex tape showing Edwards with his former mistress.


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