John Edwards

Johnny Reid Edwards is an American lawyer and former politician who served as a U.S. senator from North Carolina. He was the Democratic nominee for Vice President in 2004, and was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004 and 2008. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
John Edwards has 352 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1998 Video Magazine as a U.S. Senate Candidate. The year with the most videos was 2004 with 67 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 874 views per program. Most appearances with Dennis Kucinich (47), John F. Kerry (45), Howard Dean M.D. (31). Most common tags: Edwards, Democratic Party, Kerry.

Appearances by Title:c. February 14, 2005 - Present Founding Director, Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Videos: 4


U.S. Senator, D-NC January 3, 1999 - January 3, 2005 Videos: 343 Presidential Candidate,
D-United States
c. January 1, 2008 - c. November 4, 2008 Videos: 1 U.S. Senate Candidate,
c. October 12, 1998 - c. December 1, 1998 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • John Edwards Trial Verdict

    John Edwards Trial Verdict

    Former Senator and presidential candidate John Edwards (D-NC) spoke to reporters following the announcement that jurors…

  • Campaign 2008 and the Progressive Agenda

    Campaign 2008 and the Progressive Agenda

    Former Senator John Edwards delivered the keynote address at the opening plenary session of the 2008 Campus Progress National Conference. He spoke…

  • Campaign 2008 and Technology

    Campaign 2008 and Technology

    Elizabeth Edwards talked with Andrew Rasiej about the use of the Internet in the 2008 election campaigns. She participated…

  • John Edwards Endorsement of Barack Obama

    John Edwards Endorsement of Barack Obama

    Senator Barack Obama held a campaign event at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where former Senator John Edwards gave…

  • Edwards Withdrawal Announcement

    Edwards Withdrawal Announcement

    At a New Orleans event Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards announced that he is suspending his campaign. He spoke…

  • Edwards South Carolina Primary

    Edwards South Carolina Primary

    Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards talked with supporters about the results of the South Carolina primary and…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

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Former Ideology Rankings
Past Elections

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