“Regular folks vs. John Edwards; A jury is likely to weigh what Edwards did in the Rielle Hunter affair much more harshly than the Federal Election Commission”

Great Stephen Weissman oped in the LA Times. It concludes: “Whatever the verdict, the Edwards trial will highlight the need to remedy weak FEC campaign law enforcement, which now only encourages campaigns to push the envelope. There are long-standing proposals … Continue reading

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“Prosecutors try to keep former FEC chairmen from testifying in Edwards case”

News-Observer:“Federal prosecutors in the John Edwards case are trying to prevent two former Federal Elections Commission chairmen from testifying as expert witnesses in the criminal case against the former presidential candidate. In a document filed in federal court Monday, prosecutors … Continue reading

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