John Edwards

Roofies, Assaults, and Resignations (Oh My!)

Democratic politicians have experience waging war on women

The Democratic Party has repeatedly claimed that the GOP is waging a “war on women”—but given their party’s own troubles with the fairer sex, it’s fair to ask whether they are engaged in a battle of their own.

Common Hypocrisy

Campaign finance reform group says it is centrist but takes money from the left to attack the right

Common Cause—a nonprofit campaign finance and government reform organization whose stated goal is to “curb the excessive influence” of money and lobbying on government—is one of several organizations participating in a Wednesday protest against the conservative super PAC American Crossroads.

Uncommon donors

‘Citizens Lobbying Organization’ Common Cause draws funds from super rich

The self-described nonpartisan “citizens lobbying organization” Common Cause is a major opponent of the culture of corporate influence and lobbying in American politics, but some of its donors are culled from the very ranks of those it rails against.

From VP nominee to Jail Bird?

Voir Dire for Edwards Case Begins Tomorrow

A jury that will judge the disgraced former Democratic presidential candidate, John Edwards, is to be selected on Thursday in Greensboro, N.C., bringing Edwards closer to a possible stint in prison.