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John Edwards Jury Reaches Verdict On One Count But Sent Back To Deliberate Other 5

Thu, May 31, 2012 3:29pm EDT by Chloe Melas 6 Comments
John Edwards Verdict

On its ninth day of deliberations in Greensboro, NC., jurors could only make a decision on one out of the six counts — it sounds like the trial is in a state of confusion. Will they declare a mistrial?

John Edwards’ fate is still undecided! The former senator is facing six felony charges stemming from the 2008 presidential race in which he was accused of using $1 million in campaign funds to hide his extramarital affair with campaign videographer Rielle Hunter.

John has been on trial waiting to receive his verdict, while his eldest daughter Cate Edwards Upham and his parents Bobbie and Wallace Edwards have loyally shown up to court every day.

John was having his affair while married to his wife Elizabeth Edwards. Elizabeth died on Dec. 7 2010 after battling breast cancer.

We told you that John went off on an angry tirade during the trial, calling his mistress former mistress and mother to his now 4-year-old daughter Frances Quinn Hunter, “a crazy slut” when she revealed he got her pregnant during their 2007 affair, Edwards’ former aide testified April 24.

The former Democratic presidential candidate was “angry and concerned,” when he found out about the baby, his former aide Andrew Young said, calling Edwards a “master manipulator.”

— Chloe Melas

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