John Edwards addresses the media alongside his daughter Cate Edwards and his parents Wallace and Bobbie Edwards at federal court
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Ex presidential candidate John Edwards cleared by court

The former US presidential candidate, John Edwards, has been found not guilty of illegally using campaign money to hide details about his pregnant mistress.

The judge in North Carolina declared a mistrial when the jury could not reach a verdict on five other alleged offences.

Jonathan Blake reports from Washington.

  • 01 Jun 2012
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