A report on John Edwards

Official Senate portrait
Edwards and his parents stand in front of his childhood home in 2007
Senator Edwards on Meet the Press
Edwards on the campaign trail in 2004
John Edwards campaigning in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Labor Day in 2007
John Edwards with Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, and Peter Coyote at a campaign event in Manchester, New Hampshire
At the Musicians' Village in New Orleans, Edwards announced the suspension of his campaign.
Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins appear alongside Edwards at a presidential campaign rally in 2008

American lawyer and former politician who served as a U.S. senator from North Carolina.

- John Edwards
Official Senate portrait

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Dean in 2016

Howard Dean

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American physician, author, lobbyist, and retired politician who served as the 79th governor of Vermont from 1991 to 2003 and chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) from 2005 to 2009.

American physician, author, lobbyist, and retired politician who served as the 79th governor of Vermont from 1991 to 2003 and chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) from 2005 to 2009.

Dean in 2016
Howard Dean declared his candidacy for the 2004 Democratic Party presidential nomination on June 23, 2003, in Burlington, Vermont
Rob Reiner speaking at a Dean rally on October 29, 2003
Dean speaking in 2006
Dean at a Democratic Party event in Pocatello, Idaho, August 2007
Dean conducts convention business on the first day of the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado.

On January 19, 2004, Dean's rivals John Kerry and John Edwards pushed him into a third-place finish in the 2004 Iowa Democratic caucuses, representing the first votes cast in primary season.

Saint Anselm College Quad with the "Fox-Box", from which the Fox News network reported live during the 2004 and 2008 New Hampshire primary

New Hampshire presidential primary

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First in a series of nationwide party primary elections and the second party contest held in the United States every four years as part of the process of choosing the delegates to the Democratic and Republican national conventions which choose the party nominees for the presidential elections to be held the subsequent November.

First in a series of nationwide party primary elections and the second party contest held in the United States every four years as part of the process of choosing the delegates to the Democratic and Republican national conventions which choose the party nominees for the presidential elections to be held the subsequent November.

Saint Anselm College Quad with the "Fox-Box", from which the Fox News network reported live during the 2004 and 2008 New Hampshire primary
Historical marker in Concord on the significance of the New Hampshire primary
The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel in Dixville Notch, the site of the first "midnight vote" in the New Hampshire primary
Harry S. Truman remains the only incumbent president to lose the New Hampshire primary.

2004 (January 27): John Kerry (38%), Howard Dean (26%), Wesley K. Clark (12%), John Edwards (12%), Joseph I. Lieberman (9%), Dennis J. Kucinich (1%), and others (2%)

Rielle Hunter

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American former film producer.

American former film producer.

She is known for having had an affair with, and a child by, former U.S. Senator John Edwards, while he was a contender for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008.

Cover of the hardcover edition.

Four Trials

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Cover of the hardcover edition.

Four Trials is a book by former U.S. Senator John Edwards of North Carolina and his co-writer, John Auchard.

1998 United States Senate election in North Carolina

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Held November 3, 1998.

Held November 3, 1998.

Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Lauch Faircloth decided to seek re-election to a second term, but was unseated by Democrat John Edwards, a trial attorney.

2004 United States Senate election in North Carolina

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Held on November 2, 2004.

Held on November 2, 2004.

Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator John Edwards decided to retire from the Senate after one term in order to run unsuccessfully for the 2004 Democratic Party presidential nomination, and become his party's vice presidential nominee.

Development of troop strength

Iraq War troop surge of 2007

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The Iraq War troop surge of 2007, commonly known as the troop surge, or simply the surge, refers to the George W. Bush administration's 2007 increase in the number of U.S. military combat troops in Iraq in order to provide security to Baghdad and Al Anbar Governorate.

The Iraq War troop surge of 2007, commonly known as the troop surge, or simply the surge, refers to the George W. Bush administration's 2007 increase in the number of U.S. military combat troops in Iraq in order to provide security to Baghdad and Al Anbar Governorate.

Development of troop strength
December 2007 car bombing in Baghdad
Bush makes a statement to reporters on the war in Iraq, following a meeting with senior US military leaders at the Pentagon, May 2007.
Jon Soltz speaking at the Democratic press conference.
President George W. Bush announces the new strategy on Iraq from the White House Library, January 10, 2007.
Success of the counterinsurgency strategy measured in decrease of ethno-sectarian violence.
Hostile and Non-Hostile Deaths.
Significant attack trends.
Sectarian violence.
Iraqi Security Force deaths.
US troop fatalities in Iraq by month, the orange and blue months being post-troop surge.

The New York Times reported that presidential candidate John Edwards had "taken to referring to the administration proposal as 'the McCain Doctrine.'"

A 2008 Democratic caucus meeting in Iowa City, Iowa

Iowa caucuses

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The Iowa caucuses are biennial electoral events for members of the Democratic and Republican parties in the U.S. state of Iowa.

The Iowa caucuses are biennial electoral events for members of the Democratic and Republican parties in the U.S. state of Iowa.

A 2008 Democratic caucus meeting in Iowa City, Iowa
Democratic precinct 61, 2016
Iowa Caucus Precinct 15 in Ames (2020) During First Alignment

John Kerry won the Iowa caucuses with 38% of the vote, John Edwards coming second.

Pre-caucus opinion polling statistics throughout the campaign season.

2008 Iowa Democratic presidential caucuses

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The state caucuses of the Iowa Democratic Party.

The state caucuses of the Iowa Democratic Party.

Pre-caucus opinion polling statistics throughout the campaign season.

Former U.S. Senator John Edwards of North Carolina came in second place and then-U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton of New York finished third, though Clinton received more delegates than Edwards.

Official portrait, 2015

Richard Burr

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American businessman and politician who is the senior United States senator from North Carolina, serving since 2005.

American businessman and politician who is the senior United States senator from North Carolina, serving since 2005.

Official portrait, 2015
Burr with President George W. Bush, July 2004
U.S. Senators Bob Corker, Richard Burr, Lamar Alexander, Kay Hagan, and Congressman John Duncan among others at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 2009

In July 2004, Burr won the Republican primary to seek the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by John Edwards, who had retired from the Senate to run for vice president with presidential nominee John Kerry in the 2004 election, which they lost to incumbent president George W. Bush.