(CNN) – Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, a high-profile financial backer of former presidential candidate John Edwards, died Monday morning in Upperville, Virginia, according to her attorney, Alexander Forger. She was 103.
Along with her ties to Edwards, Mellon was known for being a major arts patron and donating hundreds of art pieces to the National Gallery of Art.
(CNN) - After two bids for the Oval Office, a sex scandal and a fraud trial, John Edwards is back where he started from.
The former senator will be practicing personal injury law in his home state of North Carolina, CNN affiliate WRAL reported Monday.FULL STORY
(CNN) – Former Sen. John Edwards is looking to open a new law firm this September, a source told CNN’s Chris Cuomo.
The firm will be based in Raleigh, North Carolina, and will focus on plaintiff work, the source said. Before entering politics, Edwards was a nationally known attorney who specialized in representing plaintiffs in medical malpractice, personal injury and product liability lawsuits, earning millions.
(CNN) - In her first public remarks since the trial of John Edwards last year, daughter Cate Edwards recalls feeling angry and disappointed upon hearing of his extramarital affair.
"I was devastated," Edwards said Wednesday on NBC's "Today" show. "And I was disappointed. I mean, these are my parents. I had grown up with a lot of love in my family. And it was hard to see them go through this."
(CNN)– Andrew Young, the former aide to one-time presidential candidate John Edwards, will not face contempt charges, a special prosecutor appointed to the investigation confirmed to CNN on Monday.
Orange County District Attorney Jim Woodall, appointed in June by Superior Court Judge Michael Morgan to investigate allegations made in a lawsuit filed by Edwards' former mistress Rielle Hunter, has decided not to pursue the contempt charges.
(CNN) - Rielle Hunters tells CNN's Piers Morgan that John Edwards was "temporarily insane" when his affair with her was exposed.
(CNN) - Rielle Hunter said Tuesday that she and John Edwards, the former presidential candidate who fathered her child in an extramarital affair, have gone their separate ways.
"We are a family, but as of the end of last week, John Edwards and I are no longer a couple," Hunter said on ABC's "Good Morning America."
(CNN) – The woman at the center of one of the 21st century's most salacious political sex scandals said in an interview airing Friday she has no regrets about falling in love with a married presidential candidate.
Rielle Hunter, who carried out an affair with former Democratic Sen. John Edwards while acting as a campaign videographer, made the comments in an interview with ABC News.
Washington (CNN) - Federal prosecutors dropped the remaining charges against former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards on Wednesday, less than two weeks after his corruption trial ended in an acquittal and mistrial.
The Justice Department had accused Edwards of using nearly $1 million in illegal campaign contributions to keep his pregnant mistress under wraps as he mounted a second presidential bid in 2008. But after more than 50 hours of deliberation, a North Carolina jury acquitted him on one of the six counts against him and deadlocked on the other five.FULL STORY
(CNN) - CNN Chief National Correspondent John King said that despite a meteoric rise, John Edwards' legal woes quickly grounded him.