Edwin Washington Edwards is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as the U.S. Representative for Louisiana's 7th congressional district from 1965 to 1972 and as the 50th Governor of Louisiana for four terms (1972–1980, 1984–1988 and 1992–1996), twice as many elected terms as any other Louisiana chief executive. He served a total of 16 years in office, the sixth-longest serving gubernatorial tenure in post-Constitutional U.S. history at 5,784 days.
|... is so slow he takes an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes.||Compliments, Insults & Rebukes|
|I could not lose [his gubernatorial race] unless I was caught in bed with a dead girl or a live boy.||Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising|
|I don’t have any skeletons in my closet. They’re all out front.||Scandals|
|I’m going to change this frivolous attitude I’ve had towards womanizing.||Scandals|
|In the next 20 years every major metropolitan area in America with a population of a million or more will have some form of a casino.||Miscellaneous|
|People say I've had brushes with the law . That's not true. I've had brushes with overzealous prosecutors.||Morality, Ethics & Conflict of Interest|