John Edwards might not be in the U.S. Senate anymore, but he's still a politician. Edwards, the one-term Democratic senator from North Carolina, and 2004 Democratic nominee for vice president, spoke yesterday at the National Press Club about his signature issue - poverty.
...a recent poll by the Des Moines Register ranked Edwards as the favorite in Iowa, even ahead of Clinton. Cook said that this puts Edwards in a good place to compete against Clinton and was probably the best possible news Edwards could have hoped for.
The official Democratic Party sales pitch: The lesser of two evils, perhaps? 'Anybody But Hillary'? Go, John! Go!