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Edwards gets acquittal, mistrial
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May 31st, 2012
05:36 PM ET

Edwards gets acquittal, mistrial

Tune in TONIGHT to John King, USA as we bring you the latest on the results of the John Edwards trial at 6pm ET.

Greensboro, North Carolina (CNN) - A federal jury in North Carolina acquitted former Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards on one count of violating campaign finance law Thursday and deadlocked on the five other counts against him.

U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles declared a mistrial on the remaining counts, leaving prosecutors to decide whether to refile the charges against the onetime North Carolina senator.

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