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Edwards Admits Infidelity. Claims The Kid Isn’t His.

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bad Decisions, Edwards

I don’t even want to think about what this would mean if he had been the candidate. From ABC: In an interview for broadcast tonight on Nightline, Edwards told ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff he did have an affair with 44-year old Rielle Hunter, but said that he did not love her. Edwards also denied […]

August 8th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

What Was John Edwards Doing At That Hotel?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Edwards

A criminal complaint has been filed by the Enquirer and so there’s a very good chance that Edwards will be contacted about the following incident… The Beverly Hilton Hotel guard said he encountered a shaken and ashen-faced Edwards — whom he did not immediately recognize — in a hotel men’s room early Tuesday morning in […]

July 25th, 2008 | Permalink| 15 Comments »

Hillary Still Claims Popular Vote Lead

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Edwards, Hillary, Michigan

It’s all about Florida and Michigan for her, and MSNBC has the details about how she’s using this narrative to spin, spin, spin… “There were some folks who didn’t want Kentucky to vote,” she said. “There are some folks, you can see them on TV every night, who wanted it to be over for me […]

May 18th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Edwards: I Will Not Be VP

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Edwards, Hillary, Law, Video

I think that was basically assumed, but the media definitely used his endorsement to suggest he could be in the running. Today, on TODAY, he puts those rumors to rest… But Attorney General? Well, that’s another story… Tweet

May 16th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

7 More Pledged Delegates Switch To Obama

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Edwards, Iowa, Pledged Delegates, South Carolina

I talked about one of Edwards’ switchers earlier, and now 6 out of the 8 from South Carolina and 1 from Iowa have announced they’re backing Obama. They are… Daniel Boan, South Carolina Christine Brennan-Bond, South Carolina Robert Groce, South Carolina Susan Smith, South Carolina Mike Evatt, South Carolina Lauren Bilton, South Carolina Machelle Crum, […]

May 15th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Pledged Delegate Switches From Edwards To Obama

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Edwards, New Hampshire, Pledged Delegates

I missed this earlier… PORTSMOUTH, N.H.—A New Hampshire Democratic Party delegate who had supported John Edwards says he will support Barack Obama, now that Edwards has endorsed his former political rival for the party’s presidential nominee. Joshua Denton of Portsmouth, 26, an Iraq war veteran, says he thinks that both Obama and Hillary Clinton would […]

May 15th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Video: Edwards Endorses Obama

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Edwards, Hillary, Video

Here’s a clip. Hopefully we’ll have the whole endorsement later. Tweet

May 14th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

John Edwards To Endorse Obama

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Edwards, Hillary, Video

I called this a couple days ago after a very strong hint by the former North Carolina senator. From ABC: ABC News’ Kate Snow, Raelyn Johnson, Sunlen Miller, and Rick Klein Report: Former Sen. John Edwards is endorsing Sen. Barack Obama’s presidential candidacy Wednesday evening, in a dramatic attempt by the Obama campaign to answer […]

May 14th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

John Edwards Voted For Obama

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Edwards, Hillary, North Carolina, Video

It’s at about :30 seconds in. Edwards was asked if he’ll be able to endorse the person he voted for in North Carolina. Edwards said, with a big grin on this face, “I’d say highly likely, yes.” I think that’s pretty obvious. Tweet

May 12th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

John Edwards On Today Show

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Edwards, Hillary, Video

Just in case you missed it. No big revelations here, but he does talk about how Hillary has a big math problem. Of note, this is the first I’ve heard of HalfInTen.org, a new organization Edwards is backing with the goal of cutting the poverty rate in half in ten years. Definitely a noble goal. […]

May 10th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »