Washington, Aug. 20 : Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards has said that he will move the mother of his love child into his North Carolina neighborhood so he can help raise their 18-month-old baby.
According to the National Enquirer, which was the first to crack the story on Edwards affair with campaign aide Rielle Hunter, the former candidate's wife, Elizabeth Edwards, who is stricken with cancer, was furious when her husband told her of his parenting plans.
North Carolina (US), Aug. 14 : Former U. S. presidential candidate John Edwards will admit he is the father of his former campaign aide''s 18-month-old baby, a TV news station in North Carolina reports.
WRAL says sources told the station Edwards'' public admission could come before the end of the ongoing criminal investigation into whether his campaign illegally paid the woman, campaign videographer Rielle Hunter, to keep quiet about their affair.
Washington, Aug 13 : Former US presidential candidate John Edwards is the father of the baby born from an affair with campaign videographer Reille Hunter.
A secret DNA test that was conducted after Hunter tried to get financial help from Edwards for the 18-month-old girl named Frances has proved correct, the National Enquirer reports.
Hunter apparently agreed to testify before a federal grand jury on whether Edwards broke a campaign finance law by paying hush money to Hunter and a former aide who had claimed paternity in Edwards' stead.
Washington, June 30 : Andrew Young, a close aide of controversial former US senator John Edwards, is set to write a tell-all book and reveal how President Barack Obama's rival for the democratic candidature last year asked him to pretend to be the father of his love child.
New York, June 29 : Former US presidential candidate John Edwards and his former mistress, Rielle Hunter, once recorded a sex tape, according to someone who has seen his former aide Andrew Young’s book proposal.
Young was reported to have signed a deal with St. Martin’s Press for his proposal, which allegedly includes his claim that married Edwards was the father of Hunter’s infant and not him - contrary to his public statement last year.
Washington, May 6 : Despite Democrat politician and former presidential candidate John Edwards'' denials that he fathered a baby with his onetime mistress, Rielle Hunter, his betrayed wife Elizabeth said she has "no idea" whether he is a new dad.
In an exclusive interview set to air Thursday, Oprah Winfrey asks Elizabeth Edwards about rampant speculation that Edwards is the father of campaign videographer Rielle Hunter''s one-year-old daughter.
Washington, May. 4 : Former Senator John Edwards did not only act immorally when he cheated on his dying wife with a campaign staffer, but he also used campaign money to cover up his illicit affair.
According to the federal investigators, the 2008 Democratic presidential candidate may have paid off mistress Rielle Hunter by siphoning off cash from his campaign war chest or programs he set up to help the poor.
New York, Apr. 30 : After the former presidential hopeful John Edwards confessed to having an affair, his wife Elizabeth Edwards writes in her new book, "I cried and screamed, I went to the bathroom and threw up."
Elizabeth, 59, who is terminally ill with cancer, speaks in far more detail than before about her husband''s infidelity in her new memoir, "Resilience," due to be published May 12 by Broadway Books.
Chicago, Aug. 30 : Former presidential candidate John Edwards has reportedly not shied away from public speaking engagements, and according to his agent, his fee has gone up.
Edwards is due to speak at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on October 14.
Tickets are free, but the student group is paying him 65,000 dollars.
Kaler said the student group gave Edwards the opportunity to back out of the speech in light of his admission to having an extra-marital affair.
Denver, Aug 26: One time Democratic presidential contender John Edwards is begging former aides and backers to forgive him for lying about his affair.
As Democrats kick off their convention on Monday, Edwards is a man without a party or a political future, trying to rebuild bridges through dozens of remorseful phone calls.
It’s proving a hard sell with onetime true believers, the Daily News reported.
New York, Aug. 21 : One-time Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards is said to have promised his mistress Rielle Hunter that they would reunite and remain together for lifed once his cancer-stricken wife died.
According to the New York Daily News and the National Enquirer, Hunter also refused to make Edwards take a paternity test because she feared it would jeopardize their future.
According to both dailies, the North Carolina politician called Hunter after his August 8 confession on national television, and reportedly told her: "We''ll be together when Elizabeth is gone."
Washington, Aug. 12 : The lid on former Democrat vice-presidential nominee John Edwards affair with videographer Rielle Hunter hasn’t been shut, as according to Fox News, several apparent inconsistencies have surfaced that contradict his assertion that he was telling “99 percent” of the truth before coming clean Friday in a confessional interview.
Edwards admitted to the affair with Hunter, saying it began in 2006. He denied it for months it following reports by the National Enquirer last October.
But discrepancies between his story and the unraveling timeline of events raise more questions about whether Edwards'' attempts to come clean are in fact just more lies and half-truths.
Washington, Aug 12 : Supporters of US Senator Hillary Clinton have claimed that she could have won the Democratic presidential nomination had John Edwards not lied about his adulterous relationship with Rielle Hunter.
They said that Edwards’ lie over his extra-marital affair with Rielle had “lasting effects” because it enabled him to stay in the race at a crucial time, emerging second after Barack Obama in Iowa.
The Iowa caucuses, which kicked off the nomination process in January, saw Hillary finish third, just behind second-placed Edwards and the victorious Barack Obama. Although she staged a comeback a few days later in New Hampshire, her campaign never properly recovered its former poise and momentum.
Washington, Aug.11 : Former U.S. vice-presidential candidate John Edwards'' mistress, Rielle Hunter, made catty remarks about his cancer-stricken wife Elisabeth to a friend and also blamed her getting fired from a videography job on her lover''s presidential campaign, a new report claims.
"She does not give off good energy. She didn''t make eye contact with me," Rielle is reported to have said of Elizabeth during a late 2006 lunch with Newsweek reporter Jonathan Darman.
London, Aug 9 : Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards has admitted that he lied by denying an affair with a former aide while his chief fundraiser conceded that he had given money to the woman, who has remained silent.
The National Enquirer magazine recently caught Edwards, 55, secretly visiting Rielle Hunter, 44, and her six-month-old baby Frances Quinn Hunter at a Beverly Hills hotel. This week, photographs of him holding the baby girl were published.
New York, Aug. 8 : From being one of the Democrats'' strongest presidential candidates, John Edwards has virtually become a party pariah.
Dogged by stories in the National Enquirer about an alleged affair with a campaign videographer, Rielle Hunter, who gave birth in February to a daughter said to be Edwards'' "love child," he who won''t be allowed to speak at the national convention on August 26.
The handsome former North Carolina senator is considered a stirring orator, and still has 19 delegates pledged to him, which would make him a key speaker under normal circumstances.