Nightly News | May 11, 2012
>>> in north carolina today, john edwards ' defense team asked the judge to dismiss all of the charges against him in this corruption trial. arguing that the prosecution has not shown that edwards knew about the money going to his mistress, rielle hunter. the judge, however, has turned down the request. this comes after nearly three weeks of the prosecution's case including dramatic testimony about elizabeth edwards ' final days and her anguish over her husband's affair with hunter.