There's a familiar name on the ballot in Louisiana this fall. Edwin Edwards — octogenarian, felon and former four-term governor of the state — is trying to make a political comeback. With his roguish Cajun charm, and a new 30-something wife and 1-year old son by his side, the Democrat is running for Congress in a heavily Republican district.
Can he still woo voters, or is it a foolish campaign dredging up bad memories of the ethical swamp of Louisiana politics?
Turning The Charm Up — Again