Edwin Edwards http://wwno.org en Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards Is Running For Congress http://wwno.org/post/former-louisiana-gov-edwin-edwards-running-congress Edwin Edwards, the 86-year-old ex-con and former Louisiana governor, is seeking public office again.<p>Today, Edwards announced he was running for the state's 6th Congressional District.<p><a href="http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2014/03/edwin_edwards_congress_announc.html"><em>The Times Picayune</em> reports</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"The 86-year-old Silver Fox, <a href="http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2014/03/edwin_edwards_congress_electio.html">known for his memorable, often shocking quotes</a> and the nearly nine years spent behind bars on extortion, fraud and racketeering charge Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:43:14 +0000 Eyder Peralta 56262 at http://wwno.org Edwin Edwards Running For Congress http://wwno.org/post/edwin-edwards-running-congress <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Edwin Edwards, the former governor of Louisiana who served eight years in federal prison for corruption is now running for Congress. The 86-year-old Edwards wants to represent the Louisiana&nbsp;6th District in the House of Representatives.</span></p><p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 56179 at http://wwno.org Edwin Edwards: Governor, Convict, Reality TV Star — Congressman? http://wwno.org/post/edwin-edwards-governor-convict-reality-tv-star-congressman Rascally former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards was once so confident about re-election that he declared "the only way I can lose is if I'm caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy."<p>That was 30 years ago, when Edwards, 86, was a much younger man. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:43:16 +0000 Liz Halloran 55755 at http://wwno.org Discussing The Legacy of Former Gov. Edwin Edwards http://wwno.org/post/discussing-legacy-former-gov-edwin-edwards <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/09/090613_EdwinEdwards_AWFeature.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Former governor <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwin_Edwards">Edwin Edwards</a> and his biographer <a href="http://www.leohoneycutt.com/">Leo Honeycutt</a> will be on stage at <a href="http://unionweb.lsu.edu/Theater/item35391.html">LSU’s Union Theater</a> Sunday with renowned talk show host <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_King">Larry King</a>.<p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 11:03:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 43368 at http://wwno.org Marion Edwards, Brother of Ex-Governor, Dead at 84 http://wwno.org/post/marion-edwards-brother-ex-governor-dead-84 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Marion Edwards, an amiable, wisecracking political operative and businessman who shared numerous political campaigns and also a courtroom defense table with his older brother, four-time Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards, has died.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">He was 84.</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 14:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26998 at http://wwno.org Edwin and Trina Edwards to Star in Reality Show http://wwno.org/post/edwin-and-trina-edwards-star-reality-show <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards and his wife, Trina, are getting their own reality show starting in February on the A&amp;E cable network.</p> Sun, 06 Jan 2013 02:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26324 at http://wwno.org Edwin Edwards Getting Reality TV Show http://wwno.org/post/edwin-edwards-getting-reality-tv-show <p>Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards will be sharing his life after prison in a new cable-TV reality show. It will feature his extended family.</p><p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 23:01:19 +0000 Eileen Fleming 26344 at http://wwno.org