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Former CIA Director David Petraeus spoke for the first time since his resignation at  an ROTC dinner at USC last night. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Petraeus: Sorry For Affair That Led To Resignation

In his first public speech since resigning as head of the CIA, David Petraeus apologized for the extramarital affair that “caused such pain for my family, friends and supporters.”


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Federal Prosecutors Drop Case Against John Edwards

Federal prosecutors dropped all charges Wednesday against John Edwards after his corruption trial ended last month in a deadlocked jury.


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AP Source: Justice Dept. Unlikely To Retry John Edwards

A knowledgeable law enforcement official said Thursday it is unlikely that the Justice Department will retry former presidential candidate John Edwards.


Mitt Romney and his fellow Republican contenders vying for the presidential nomination have gotten ugly in their Iowa campaigns. (credit: Getty Images)

Watch Out: Political Attacks Turn Nasty In Iowa

In a state whose Midwestern civility usually extends to politics, the Republican presidential campaign has become an acerbic affair.