Edwards 2008 Campaign Still Exists And Spending Money

John Edwards’ political career ended a long time ago, but it turns out that his 2008 campaign is still in existence. It is even spending money, despite owing taxpayers more than $2.1 million in matching funds:

Federal election officials say John Edwards owes taxpayers more than $2.1 million in public matching funds received after he dropped his 2008 run for the White House, yet disclosure reports show his failed campaign is still spending freely.

Edwards’ hopes for the Democratic presidential nomination imploded in a sex scandal four years ago that left him facing criminal charges. But reports filed last week show his 2008 primary campaign spent $836,712 in 2011 on airfare, hotel rooms, cell phones and other expenses…

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