Edwards Denies Using Illegal Campaign Cash To Hide Affair

Law360, New York (June 3, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT) -- John Edwards denied charges of conspiracy and campaign finance law violations Friday after a federal grand jury in North Carolina indicted him for directing $925,000 in campaign money toward film producer Rielle Hunter, who was pregnant with his child.

"I will regret for the rest of my life the pain and the harm that I’ve caused to others. But I did not break the law,” Edwards said in a brief announcement after making an initial appearance in Winston-Salem federal court. He did not answer questions....
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