Federal charges dropped against John Edwards

Former Democratic presidential hopeful and North Carolina Sen. John Edwards at a news conference in Waukon, Iowa, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

June 14, 2012 7:00:02 AM PDT
A relieved John Edwards said after his mistrial on campaign corruption charges that he believed good things were still in store for him, though image makers and his friends agree that does not include politics.