Edwards' Mistress Appears Before Grand Jury

Proceedings are secret, but likely have to do with campaign funds
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 6, 2009 9:02 AM CDT
In this Dec. 27, 2006 photo provided by the National Enquirer, former US Sen. John Edwards, D-NC, is shown with videographer Rielle Hunter in the 9th Ward of New Orleans, La.   (AP Photo/The National Enquirer)
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(Newser) – Rielle Hunter, former galpal and rumored babymama of John Edwards, arrived at the Raleigh federal courthouse with her daughter this morning to appear in front of a grand jury, the News & Observer reports. Hunter’s video production firm was paid $100,000 for work on Edwards’ presidential campaign, and Edwards announced in May there is an investigation into how he used campaign funds.