John Edwards unlikely to be retried after jury deadlocks


By Richard Simon WASHINGTON — Having failed to convict John Edwards of campaign finance violations, theU.S. Justice Departmentmust now decide whether to retry the former Democratic presidential candidate on the five charges for which the judge

By MICHAEL BIESECKER, ASSOCIATED PRESS GREENSBORO, N.C. — John Edwards was acquitted on one charge of campaign finance fraud and a mistrial was declared on five other counts Thursday when jurors said

CNN's Jeffrey Toobin was characteristically candid about the latest shambolic developments in the John Edwards corruption trial. After days of protracted deliberation, the jury revealed on Thursday that they had reached a unanimous verdict on just one

By MICHAEL BIESECKER AP GREENSBORO, NC — Former presidential candidate John Edwards was found not guilty on one of six campaign fraud charges Thursday, and the jury could not reach a verdict on the other counts, leading the judge to declare a mistrial

On Thursday, John Edwards' campaign finance fraud case ended in a mistrial. According the Associated Press, jurors acquitted the former Democratic presidential candidate on one charge and remained uncertain on the

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