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John Edwards walked out of a courtroom Thursday a free man. How long will it take women attracted by the flame of celebrity -- even ill-gotten -- to date him? And believe they can convert him to monogamy?

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Aide recalls Elizabeth Edwards meltdownupdated: Fri May 04 2012 08:28:00

A former aide details a graphic confrontation between Elizabeth Edwards and husband John.

People.com: John Edwards Ordered to Pay Back $2.3 Millionupdated: Fri Jul 22 2011 09:52:00

The Federal Election Commission says the disgraced politician must pay the treasury

People.com: John Edwards Indicted on Charges of Misusing Campaign Fundsupdated: Sat Jun 04 2011 13:50:00

The former presidential candidate is accused of using political donations to cover up his affair and love child

John Edwards indicted on six countsupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 16:24:00

Former Sen. John Edwards is indicted on felony charges for allegedly giving campaign funds to his mistress.

John Edwards pleads not guilty to conspiracy, campaign law violationsupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 16:24:00

Former Democratic vice presidential nominee and two-time presidential candidate John Edwards pleaded not guilty Friday to conspiracy and campaign law violations, acknowledging that he had "done wrong," but denying that he broke the law.

June 2010: Elizabeth Edwards on Johnupdated: Thu Mar 17 2011 06:56:00

In June 2010, Elizabeth Edwards talked about her feelings toward John Edwards with CNN's Larry King.

Judge asked to unseal documents in Edwards sex-tape lawsuitupdated: Thu Mar 17 2011 06:56:00

A group of media companies on Wednesday asked a North Carolina judge to unseal court documents in a lawsuit involving the John Edwards sex-tape case.

People.com: John Edwards Is Not Engaged, Says Sourceupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 19:48:00

An Edwards family friend shoots down rumors that the politician proposed to Rielle Hunter

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards Leaves John Out of Her Willupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 08:47:00

Elizabeth Edwards divides her belongings among her three children; John Edwards isn't mentioned

Elizabeth Edwards: In her own wordsupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 05:47:00

A look back at Elizabeth Edwards as she discussed the challenges in her life.

Elizabeth Edwards' will leaves everything to her childrenupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 05:47:00

Elizabeth Edwards left everything to her children, with no mention of her estranged husband, John Edwards, in her will.

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards Laid to Restupdated: Sun Dec 12 2010 23:49:00

Family and friends honor the late political wife and author

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards's Final Joy: Daughter Cate's Engagementupdated: Sat Dec 11 2010 23:49:00

She is set to marry longtime sweetheart Trevor Upham

More than 1,200 at Edwards funeral; protest fizzlesupdated: Sat Dec 11 2010 21:10:00

More than 1,200 mourners, including hundreds who loved and admired Elizabeth Edwards from a distance, packed a Raleigh church Saturday to pay respects to the activist and estranged wife of a failed aspirant to the presidency.

Elizabeth Edwards' daughter says goodbyeupdated: Sat Dec 11 2010 21:10:00

Cate Edwards honors the life and legacy of her mother Elizabeth by giving a eulogy at her funeral.

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards Was 'My Second Mother,' Says Nannyupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 13:48:00

Heather North, who lived with the family for five years, remembers an "amazing" woman

Kansas church targets Edwards funeralupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 09:37:00

Tensions rise between veterans and a Kansas church that claims troop deaths are punishment by God.

Westboro Baptist Church says it will picket Elizabeth Edwards' funeralupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 09:37:00

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church, known for its radical stance against a myriad of issues including homosexuality and the war in Iraq, said Thursday it will picket Elizabeth Edwards' funeral in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Elizabeth Edwards diesupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 14:28:00

Author and political wife Elizabeth Edwards dies of cancer at age 61.

Elizabeth Edwards made wise choice to go homeupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 14:28:00

Elizabeth Edwards died at her home after opting to stop all aggressive treatment for breast cancer that had spread to her bones and liver. The accolades for her hopeful, but realistic, fight against cancer are piling up, and they are well-deserved.

Remembering Elizabeth Edwardsupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 12:02:00

CNN's Jessca Yellin looks back on the life, achievements and career of Elizabeth Edwards.

My last day with Elizabeth Edwardsupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 12:02:00

A few months ago I had the opportunity to say goodbye to Elizabeth.

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards's Funeral to Be Held Saturday in Raleighupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 09:52:00

The service for Edwards, who died of breast cancer, will be open to the public

People.com: Inside Elizabeth Edwards's Last Daysupdated: Wed Dec 08 2010 13:08:00

"After so much pain the past several years, it was an easy passing," says a close friend

Elizabeth Edwards dies at 61updated: Wed Dec 08 2010 12:43:00

After a hard-fought battle with breast cancer, Elizabeth Edwards passed away on Tuesday. CNN's Anderson Cooper reports.

Dying at home, surrounded by familyupdated: Wed Dec 08 2010 12:43:00

Elizabeth Edwards died Tuesday, after doctors had told her further cancer treatment would be "unproductive." She was at home, surrounded by people who loved her.

Edwards a woman of grit and fightupdated: Wed Dec 08 2010 11:22:00

The loss of Elizabeth Edwards shouldn't be shocking. We knew she had breast cancer. We knew it spread to her bones. It's remarkable she survived for so many years. But people who never met Elizabeth Edwards tell me they're taking the news hard. It seems that's because for years Elizabeth Edwards has been one of the nation's most public survivors.

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards Diesupdated: Wed Dec 08 2010 10:07:00

The political wife, who was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004, was 61

Elizabeth Edwards ends treatmentupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 17:39:00

The wife of former presidential candidate John Edwards is told by doctors that further treatment would be unproductive.

Elizabeth Edwards dies after battle with cancerupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 17:39:00

Update: Elizabeth Edwards died at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday in her North Carolina. See full coverage here.

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards's Cancer Spreadsupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 07:28:00

Doctors call additional treatments "unproductive"; she's resting at home with family at her side

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards Finds Inspiration in Sandra Bullockupdated: Wed Jun 30 2010 14:48:00

Edwards says she identifies with the actress as someone who should be known for more than a failed marriage

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards Calls John's Behavior 'Terrible'updated: Wed Jun 30 2010 10:52:00

"It makes people want him to pay for it," she tells PEOPLE in a far-reaching interview. "He's paid a lot"

People.com: John Edwards's Mistress Says She's No Home-Wreckerupdated: Thu Apr 29 2010 16:49:00

Rielle Hunter claims there were problems between the politician and his wife, Elizabeth, for years

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards 'Disgusted' by Rielle Hunter's Photos but Has Moved Onupdated: Thu Mar 18 2010 14:47:00

Ex-mistress living in "fantasy" world, says friend of John Edwards

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards's Sister Speaks out on Sex Tapeupdated: Wed Mar 10 2010 17:32:00

Nancy Anania believes author and ex-Edwards aide Andrew Young is lying

People.com: John Edwards Denies Proposing to Rielle Hunterupdated: Thu Feb 11 2010 07:28:00

"It's absolutely not true," says his rep of reports that Edwards asked his former mistress to marry him

John Edwards, wife separate, source saysupdated: Fri Jan 29 2010 13:08:00

Former 2004 Democratic vice presidential nominee John Edwards, who admitted last week that he fathered a child with a videographer who worked on his campaign, has legally separated from his wife, Elizabeth, a source close to her said Wednesday.

Edwards' troubles continueupdated: Fri Jan 29 2010 13:08:00

HLN's Joy Behar and panel discuss John Edwards' woes, including reports of an Edwards sex tape.

Intriguing people for January 28, 2010updated: Thu Jan 28 2010 09:19:00

Rep. Carol Shea-Porter Want to get health care legislation passed in Congress? Send the elected men home, one congresswoman reportedly suggests. Shea-Porter, a New Hampshire Democrat, said as much at a Manchester town hall meeting last weekend, according to The Hill.com. It reports someone released 55 seconds of her remarks, which went viral and made national headlines.

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards's Breaking Pointupdated: Wed Jan 27 2010 19:30:00

She tells her sister she's had it and sends John packing

People.com: John Edwards Admits He Fathered Ex-Mistress's Childupdated: Thu Jan 21 2010 11:28:00

"It was wrong for me ever to deny she was my daughter," the former senator says

Medical bills bankrupt familyupdated: Thu Dec 17 2009 12:49:00

Kerry Burns, financially wiped out after her late son was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, talks about bankruptcy reform.

Rx for those bankrupted by medical crisisupdated: Thu Dec 17 2009 12:49:00

When 3-year-old Finnegan Burns fell ill with complications from cystic fibrosis, his parents did what any loving parents would do. Kerry and Patrick Burns put their lives on hold to see their son through his medical travails.

Politicians and sex scandalsupdated: Wed Sep 23 2009 12:54:00

How do politicians fare after admitting sex scandals? CNN's Jessica Yellin reports.

Why are some politicians forgiven in sex scandals?updated: Wed Sep 23 2009 12:54:00

Damning new allegations about former Sen. John Edwards' extramarital affair are coming out -- this time, the claims could spell the end of Edwards' political career.

People.com: BUZZ: Will John Edwards Own Up to Lovechild?updated: Mon Sep 21 2009 20:47:00

The former Democratic presidential candidate is considering making an announcement

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards Expects DNA Test for Husband's Alleged Love Childupdated: Thu Aug 20 2009 16:26:00

"I hope for the sake of this child that it happens in a quiet way," she says

Is cheating ever deserved?updated: Wed Jun 17 2009 15:11:00

Much has been written in the media about men cheating on their wives. We have the tale of two Jo(h)ns: John Edwards, whose wife, Elizabeth Edwards, appeared on "Oprah" recently to promote her new book, "Resilence," in which she addresses her husband's much publicized affair, and Jon Gosselin, costar of the hit TLC reality show "Jon & Kate Plus 8," whose rumored affair has become tabloid fodder.

Elizabeth Edwards discusses tragedies, strengthsupdated: Wed May 13 2009 11:23:00

CNN's Larry King sat down with Elizabeth Edwards on Tuesday to discuss her new book, her personal tragedies and the power of resilience.

People.com: Friends Say Elizabeth Edwards's Marriage Will Surviveupdated: Fri May 08 2009 12:27:00

Despite John's humiliating affair with another woman, he is there for his wife in her cancer battle

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards Talks about Fragile State of Her Marriageupdated: Tue May 05 2009 22:47:00

"That's a complicated question," she tells Oprah when asked if she still loves John Edwards

Elizabeth Edwards breaks silence on affairupdated: Tue May 05 2009 11:56:00

Elizabeth Edwards, the wife of two-time presidential hopeful John Edwards, does not know whether he fathered a child during his affair with a campaign staffer, she says in an interview that is to air this week.

Elizabeth Edwards speaks outupdated: Tue May 05 2009 11:56:00

Oprah Winfrey interviews Elizabeth Edwards about her husband's affair.

People.com: Husband's Affair Made Elizabeth Edwards Sick to Her Stomachupdated: Fri May 01 2009 08:52:00

In a new book, she blasts John Edwards and the woman he cheated with

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards Tends to 'Gravely Ill' Motherupdated: Sun Oct 12 2008 10:17:00

Still coping with her husband's affair, Edwards cancels all October speeches to help her 85-year-old mother

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards: Trust Is 'The Most Difficult Hurdle'updated: Fri Sep 19 2008 13:00:00

She talks about coping with her husband John's extramarital affair – and focusing on their kids

People.com: The Edwards Affair: The Mysterious Other Woman, Rielle Hunter updated: Fri Aug 15 2008 13:20:00

PEOPLE looks at the aspiring-actress-turned-spiritualist-turned-political-operative at the center of the scandal

Edwards could face political free fall from affairupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 12:43:00

John Edwards, who made his marriage a central part of his overall message during the 2008 Democratic primaries -- was dealt a political blow Friday after admitting to having an extramarital affair.

What's next for John Edwardsupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 12:43:00

CNN's Rick Sanchez talks with CNN Political Director Mark Preston about the latest in the John Edwards scandal.

Edwards admits to extramarital affairupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 12:40:00

Former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards admitted Friday to an extramarital affair. He denied being the father of the woman's child, as had been alleged in tabloid reports.

Edwards admits to extramarital affairupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 12:40:00

Former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards admitted Friday to an extramarital affair.

Edwards affair: Was media part of a 'conspiracy of silence'?updated: Mon Aug 11 2008 10:38:00

Rumors about John Edwards' love affair had been circulating for months, but it wasn't until the former Democratic presidential candidate admitted to the affair that national news organizations jumped on the story.

Who is Rielle Hunter?updated: Mon Aug 11 2008 10:38:00

CNN's Anderson Cooper takes a deeper look at the woman John Edwards says he had an affair with.

People.com: Elizabeth Edwards Speaks Out About Affairupdated: Sun Aug 10 2008 14:24:00

"Oddly," she says, her cancer battle made it easier to handle husband John's "terrible mistake." Plus, his TV interview transcript

People.com: John Edwards Admits to Having an Affairupdated: Sat Aug 09 2008 06:06:00

The former Democratic candidate denies fathering his mistress's child

Edwards: We shouldn't be writing anybody's obituaryupdated: Thu May 22 2008 20:45:00

Elizabeth Edwards, diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004, appeared on CNN's "Larry King Live" Wednesday to discuss Sen. Edward Kennedy's cancer diagnosis.

People.com: John Edwards to Endorse Barack Obamaupdated: Thu May 15 2008 09:15:00

The former Democratic presidential hopeful is now backing his onetime rival

People.com: John & Elizabeth Edwards: What We Like (and Dislike) About Clinton & Obamaupdated: Tue May 06 2008 14:29:00

The former presidential candidate and his wife open up about the Dem frontrunners

Time.com: Why Edwards Never Caught Onupdated: Wed Jan 30 2008 10:00:00

The "third wheel" in the Democratic race finally calls it quits, his message and outsider image largely usurped by Obama

Guilty pleasures of famous peopleupdated: Thu Oct 25 2007 16:32:00

Isn't it tiring, trying to be perfect? Isn't there something to be said for the occasional dash of depravity? There is, and we're saying it. So are Elizabeth Edwards, Isaac Mizrahi, Amy Sedaris, and Nigella Lawson. Let them inspire you! Cross a line, eat a gram or two of saturated fat, splurge on something ridiculous. And remember -- sometimes tabletops are for dancing.

Edwards not giving up on African-American voters updated: Thu Oct 11 2007 10:13:00

Like many prominent African-American leaders in South Carolina, state Sen. Robert Ford supported John Edwards in the race for the 2004 Democratic presidential nomination.

People.com: Robin Roberts Comforted by Elizabeth Edwardsupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 14:44:00

Addressing a group of cancer survivors and activists at a fundraiser in Biloxi, Miss., on Wednesday, Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts said "it was like the weight of the world was lifted" when she made her on-air disclosure about her diagnosis for breast cancer.

Time.com: John Edwards Bets the Farm on Iowaupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 04:00:00

John Edwards is pinning his presidential hopes on Iowa, a place where he and the voters really do see eye to eye

Time.com: John Edwards Bets the Farmupdated: Wed Aug 29 2007 21:00:00

John Edwards is pinning his presidential hopes on Iowa, a place where he and the voters really do see eye to eye

Time.com: Can Poverty Define John Edwards?updated: Thu Jul 19 2007 13:45:00

Traveling on his "poverty tour," Eric Pooley assesses the risky strategy of a candidate who tells the press: don't talk about me

Fortune: John Edwards: Union manupdated: Mon May 07 2007 05:53:00

No one was paying much attention to John Edwards in February 2006, when a historic contest for control of Congress was getting underway and the 2008 presidential race was still a sliver of light on...

Back on trail, Elizabeth Edwards pushes stem-cell fundingupdated: Mon Mar 26 2007 14:57:00

In her first public speech since announcing last Thursday that her breast cancer had returned, Elizabeth Edwards appealed Monday for more federal funding for health research of all kinds, including stem-cell research.

John and Elizabeth Edwards defend decision to runupdated: Sun Mar 25 2007 21:48:00

Democratic presidential contender John Edwards and his cancer-stricken wife Elizabeth defended their decision to continue his White House bid Sunday, but the former senator said voters' questions about the decision to keep running are legitimate.

Schneider: Elizabeth Edwards may be husband's biggest assetupdated: Thu Mar 22 2007 18:14:00

The personal is now political. We hear that all the time. Elizabeth Edwards has been called John Edwards' greatest campaign asset. That may have been true Thursday with her display of courage and confidence.

Surgeon offers answers on metastatic breast cancerupdated: Thu Mar 22 2007 16:30:00

In light of Elizabeth Edwards' recurrent breast cancer, CNN Medical News producer Shahreen Abedin spoke with Dr. Rache Simmons, breast surgeon at the New York-Presbyterian Weill-Cornell Medical Center's Breast Cancer Center. Dr. Simmons has never treated Elizabeth Edwards, so the answers she gives are mainly about metastatic breast cancer in general, unless otherwise specified.

Your e-mails: Torn between Edwards' career and familyupdated: Thu Mar 22 2007 14:30:00

Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards said Thursday he will continue his bid for the White House even though his wife Elizabeth's cancer has returned.

Greenfield: When Fate steps into the political arenaupdated: Thu Mar 22 2007 14:04:00

"Do you want to hear God laugh? Make a plan."

Edwards: Cancer 'no longer curable'updated: Thu Mar 22 2007 13:34:00

Elizabeth and John Edwards on Thursday described her cancer recurrence as a chronic condition that she'll have the rest of her life.

Edwards: Wife's cancer returns, campaign goes onupdated: Thu Mar 22 2007 00:24:00

Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards said Thursday his wife's cancer has returned but his bid for the White House will continue.

Edwards demurs on political futureupdated: Thu Dec 09 2004 17:40:00

A month after losing his bid for the vice presidency, Democratic Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina said Thursday he does not know if he will run for office again, but he plans to stay in the public arena "to fight for the causes that we care about."

Cabinet shake-upsupdated: Fri Nov 05 2004 09:01:00

Check out the links below to hot political stories around the country this morning.

Activist accuses GOP of 'attacking gays'updated: Fri Oct 15 2004 11:53:00

The head of the nation's largest gay and lesbian Republican group slammed fellow Republicans Friday for "feigning outrage" over comments by Sen. John Kerry, and called on President Bush to "stop attacking gay families on the campaign trail."

A season of TV stumpingupdated: Thu Oct 07 2004 14:29:00

Letterman, Leno , "The View, " Regis and Kelly, Dr. Phil, Oprah -- it seems that the 2004 campaign trail leads to television talk shows as much as it does to hotly contested states.

Behind every great manupdated: Wed Jul 28 2004 16:17:00

Two of the words you might hear associated with Elizabeth Edwards are "real" and "unpretentious." For this political wife now in the spotlight -- there's no other way to be.

Edwards praises Kerry as 'strong' and 'decisive'updated: Wed Jul 28 2004 06:28:00

Six months after a come-from-behind victory in wintry Iowa resuscitated a campaign largely written off by the pundit class, Sen. John Kerry was nominated by the Democratic Party on Wednesday night as its presidential candidate.

Edwards deliversupdated: Wed Jul 28 2004 02:21:00

While Monday and Tuesday night featured strong speeches by former President Bill Clinton and senatorial candidate Barack Obama of Illinois, the real business of the Democratic National Convention got under way Wednesday night.

Edwards: New president needed for 'fresh start' with alliesupdated: Wed Jul 21 2004 21:01:00

Sen. John Edwards said Wednesday that based on his recent conversations with NATO ambassadors, U.S. allies "believe that in order for them to have a fresh start with America, we're going to need a new president."

Berger gets fried updated: Wed Jul 21 2004 07:35:00

We doubt President Bush instructed daughter Jenna to stick her tongue out at news cameras in St. Louis yesterday.

A deja vu day updated: Wed Jul 14 2004 07:32:00

It's a deja vu day. From Iowa to Iraq. From Washington to Waukesha.

Sunshine stumping, panhandle appeal and some advice to Cheneyupdated: Thu Jul 08 2004 08:55:00

Check out the links below to hot political stories around the country this morning.

Candidate profile: Sen. John Edwardsupdated: Fri Jan 23 2004 16:43:00

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