Fresh Out of Prison, Former Democratic Governor and Reality TV Star To Run For Congress

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Mar 18, 2014 8:44 AM
Democrat Edwin Edwards, who served 4 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, 4 terms in the Louisiana Governor’s Mansion, and 8 years in prison, isn’t allowed to run for statewide office – a federal felony conviction bars him from doing that. So, 3 years after leaving prison, he is running for federal office: U.S. Congress.