Jurors in Edwards trial will resume talks Monday

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By MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Jurors in the John Edwards' campaign corruption trial are taking a break for the weekend before taking up the case again on Monday.

Jurors began talking about case Friday. It came after they heard 17 days of testimony about money from wealthy donors that was used to hide Edwards' pregnant mistress during his 2008 White House bid.

Much of the testimony focused on the details of the lurid sex scandal among the Democratic candidate, his mistress Rielle Hunter and his once-trusted aide Andrew Young, who initially claimed he was the father of his boss's baby.

Edwards is charged with six criminal counts including conspiracy to violate the Federal Election Campaign Act,. He faces up to 30 years in prison and $1.5 million in fines if convicted of all charges.

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