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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Abbe Lowell
Jill Kelley wants the world to know that she didn't do anything wrong when she befriended top military brass.
Attorneys hammered at the credibility of John Edwards and his once-trusted aide as arguments in his campaign corruption trial ended Thursday, leaving jurors to decide whether the presidential candidate's sex scandal cover-up amounted to a crime or a litany of lies.
Attorneys for John Edwards indicated Tuesday their case was winding down, but they were not yet saying whether they will call to the witness stand the former presidential candidate or his mistress.
A federal judge refused to throw out campaign corruption charges against John Edwards on Friday, meaning the former presidential hopeful will have to present his case to a jury.
From the District's lawsuit against him to his plea to stealing public funds, former D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. has made few comments in public without a barrage of attorneys to insulate him from the heavy scrutiny of the media.
Mr. Lowell has said in court that the government's case relies on flawed legal reasoning, that the grand jury process was tainted and that the Republican federal prosecutor who led the investigation, now-congressional candidate George Holding, was motivated by partisanship.
Abbe Lowell, Mr. Edwards' lead lawyer, contends that even had Mr. Edwards known about the secret payments, his actions wouldn't amount to a crime under federal law because his motivation was keeping his wife from learning of the affair, not influencing the outcome of an election.