John Edwards indicted by grand jury

Two-time presidential candidate accused on six counts

On Friday, a federal grand jury indicted John Edwards on counts of conspiracy, illegal campaign contributions, and false statements. The former presidential candidate is accused of using party funds to hide his mistress, Rielle Hunter, during his presidential campaign in 2008. The federal investigation leading to Edwards’ indictment spanned over two years. A spokeswoman on his behalf denied existence of the charges and refused further comments.

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