1. Setback

    John Edwards Must Repay $2 Million

    Former U.S. senator and presidential candidate John Edwards arrives at federal court for an appearance in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, July 14, 2011. Lawyers are trying to reach an agreement on the release of thousands of pages of documents that prosecutors have. They also differ on potential trial dates. Edwards pleaded not guilty last month to six felony charges involving how money was spent during his unsuccessful campaign for the presidency.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Gerry Broome

    More trouble for John Edwards: The former senator and 2008 presidential candidate has been ordered to pay $2 million by the Federal Elections Commission, which said that Edwards failed to declare that amount of cash during his campaign. It’s an unwelcome ruling for the North Carolina Democrat, who is still in the middle of a court battle after being indicted on charges of violating federal campaign finance laws for using allegedly using secret contributions to pay off his mistress. Edwards’ campaign team will appeal the ruling.

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