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A Campaign That Will Go Down In History

It will be many years before the definitive book about the 2008 Presidential campaign is written, probably long after most of the participants are dead. After all, it took over eighty years for a truly definitive look at the Election of 1920, and more than forty for a similar volume to be written about the [...]

Report: John Edwards About To Be Indicted

by @ Thursday, March 4th, 2010. Filed under Dumbasses, In The News, John Edwards, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

Things are about to get a lot worse for John Edwards:
The ultimate fall from grace, a Federal grand jury is about to indict John Edwards, The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively.
In another shocker, close sources say Edwards’ estranged wife Elizabeth could help send the former presidential candidate to jail!
Edwards, the disgraced two-time Presidential loser, is being [...]

John Edwards Is Probably Sweating Bullets Today

by @ Thursday, August 6th, 2009. Filed under John Edwards, Politics

Rielle Hunter is talking to the grand jury:
RALEIGH, N.C. — The former mistress of John Edwards has arrived at a federal courthouse in Raleigh where a grand jury is meeting — an appearance that comes as federal investigators examine the two-time presidential candidate’s finances.
Rielle Hunter walked into the building Thursday morning.
Edwards said last year that [...]

More Trouble For John Edwards

by @ Monday, June 29th, 2009. Filed under Dumbasses, John Edwards, Politics

It looks like things are about to go from bad to worse for the former Senator and Vice-Presidential candidate:
Former presidential candidate John Edwards is out of luck if he hoped that the extramarital affairs of Gov. Mark Sanford and Sen. John Ensign would take people’s minds off his own cheating scandal.
Former Edwards aide Andrew Young [...]

We’ve Come A Long Way, Baby

NBC looks back at the 2008 campaign:

John Edwards: The Man Without A Future

by @ Monday, August 25th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, John Edwards, Politics

As Democrats gather in Denver, there’s one man who is basically being ignored:
DENVER – John Edwards is burning up the phone lines, begging former aides and backers to forgive him for lying about his affair – but hearing their rage instead.
As Democrats kick off their convention Monday, the onetime presidential contender is a man [...]

A Picture Worth 1,000 Words: Why Hillary Lost

The national poll averages from October forward:

What it means:
According to the chart, Clinton’s national poll average was basically unchanged between the beginning of October and the middle of May, starting at about 41 percent and ending at about 42 percent. Although Clinton verged on 50 percent of the average poll and dipped to just below [...]

From Our Big Fat File Of Really Bad Ideas

by @ Wednesday, June 4th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Al Gore, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Politics

Andrew Sullivan takes his “team of rivals” idea to truly horrifying extremes:
Fantasy Team Of Rivals time: Clinton gets healthcare; Edwards gets poverty; Gore gets the environment; the other Clinton is made secretary of state.
Let’s just start with Clinton, the first one. If there’s any idea worse than making her Vice-President — where she can at [...]

The Edwards Endorsement

by @ Thursday, May 15th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, John Edwards, Politics

On You-Tube

Looks like a General Election rally to me.

John Edwards Endorses Obama, Steals Hillary’s Thunder

by @ Thursday, May 15th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Politics

Former Presidential candidate John Edwards, who has sat on the sidelines of the Presidential race since dropping out, has finally endorsed a candidate:
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 14 — Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards gave his long-sought endorsement to Sen. Barack Obama on Wednesday night, calling on Democrats to unite behind him and turn their [...]

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