It's official: John Edwards indicted

John Edwards has been indicted by a federal grand jury for illegal campaign activities. This is one of the most sordid political tales to come along in a while. ABC News: The case against Edwards, which called on more than 100 witnesses, will seek to prove that hundreds of thousands of dollars were allegedly used illegally to seclude and support his mistress Rielle Hunter, so Edwards could continue his campaign for the presidency in 2008. Edwards' attorney Greg Craig arrived in North Carolina last night to consult with the former senator. The federal investigation of Edwards began a few months after the National Enquirer had cornered him at a Beverly Hills hotel in October 2007. The supermarket tabloid began to run a series of stories alleging that an adulterous affair occurred between Edwards and Hunter, his former campaign worker. A few weeks later, in an exclusive interview with ABC's "Nightline," Edwards finally admitted to the affair -- but denied paternity of Hunter's child. In...(Read Full Post)