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Edwin Edwards through the years
Photos of the controversial former governer of Louisiana.  Edwards was released from federal prison on Thursday.
 
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Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards, standing with his wife, Candy, left, and daughter, Anna Edwards, listens to a question from the media Monday, Jan. 8, 2001, on the steps of the federal courthouse in Baton Rouge, La. Edwards, was sentenced to 10 yearsin prison and fined $250,000 Monday for extorting payoffs from businessmen applying for riverboat casino licenses. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
 
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