Edwards Donor Claims She Knew Money Wasn’t For Campaign

John Edwards got a big break in the campaign finance fraud trial that could put him away for years if convicted. Attorneys for Rachel “Bunny” Mellon, the 101-year-old billionaire who gave Edwards $750,000 that was used to hide his pregnant mistress Rielle Hunter, claim Mellon knew the money was not intended for the then-presidential candidate’s campaign.