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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Clark between circa 1997 and 2000

Wesley Clark

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Retired United States Army officer.

Retired United States Army officer.

Clark between circa 1997 and 2000
Clark's acceptance letter from West Point
Clark's Silver Star citation
Portrait of Brigadier General Clark as a commander at Fort Irwin
Clark assumed command of USSOUTHCOM in June 1996.
Clark briefs U.S. airmen from the 510th and 555th Fighter Squadrons at Aviano Air Base, Italy in May 1999.
U.S. Marines at the United States consulate-general in Hong Kong lower the American flag out of respect for the 1999 Chinese embassy bombing victims.
Clark (center) with his wife Gertrude (right) in Seattle, Washington, on August 19, 2004.
A woman holds a Clark sign with one of his 2004 slogans at a Ned Lamont rally Clark attended in 2006

General Hugh Shelton, working for the competing presidential campaign of John Edwards in 2003–2004, said of Clark during his 2004 campaign that "the reason he came out of Europe early had to do with integrity and character issues, things that are very near and dear to my heart. I'm not going to say whether I'm a Republican or a Democrat. I'll just say Wes won't get my vote."

Ronnie Shows, sponsor of the first Federal Marriage Amendment

Federal Marriage Amendment

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Proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would legally define marriage as a union of one man and one woman.

Proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would legally define marriage as a union of one man and one woman.

Ronnie Shows, sponsor of the first Federal Marriage Amendment

Senators John Kerry of Massachusetts and John Edwards of North Carolina skipped the filibuster vote.

Cate Edwards

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American attorney.

American attorney.

Edwards campaigning for her father in 2008

Edwards is the daughter of former United States Senator John Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards.

Bowles in 2010

Erskine Bowles

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American businessman and political figure from North Carolina.

American businessman and political figure from North Carolina.

Bowles in 2010
President Clinton and Bowles (wearing overcoat on the left)

In 2004, Bowles campaigned again for the Senate, seeking to fill the seat being vacated by fellow Democrat John Edwards.

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall

University of North Carolina School of Law

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Professional school within the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Professional school within the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall
The 1999 addition to Van Hecke-Wettach Hall commonly referred to as the "Rotunda"

Many have gone on to notable roles, including government offices, such as former US Senator and 2004 Vice Presidential candidate John Edwards, and former Chief of Staff to the President of the United States and former US Congressman, Mick Mulvaney.

John Auchard

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Professor of English at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Professor of English at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Four Trials (Simon & Schuster 2003) (co-written with Senator John Edwards)

Political donations by major donors

Campaign finance in the United States

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Financing of electoral campaigns at the federal, state, and local levels.

Financing of electoral campaigns at the federal, state, and local levels.

Political donations by major donors
Diagram by the Sunlight Foundation depicting the American campaign finance system.

Republican Tom Tancredo and Democrats Chris Dodd, Joe Biden and John Edwards elected to take public financing.

North Carolina State University

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Public land-grant research university in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Public land-grant research university in Raleigh, North Carolina.

First freshman class at North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in 1889
Panoramic photo of campus taken around 1909
Holladay Hall, the first building built on NC State's campus in 1889, now houses the Chancellor's Office.
NC State's PULSTAR Reactor is a 1 MW pool-type nuclear research reactor.
College of Humanities and Social Science – NC State
The 1911 building on North Carolina State's Main Campus
Completed in 1937, the Memorial Bell Tower was built to honor thirty-four NC State alumni who died in World War I. It stands 115 ft tall.
D.H. Hill Library stands 11 stories tall and is named for former NC State chancellor and librarian Daniel Harvey Hill, Jr.
NCSU Technician Newspaper Stand
Jim Goodnight, founder of SAS Institute
Henry H. Shelton, former chairman of the U.S. Armed Forces Joint Chiefs of Staff
Philip Rivers, former NFL quarterback and Pro Bowler
Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, former chair of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Rhett and Link, two comedians who host the morning internet show Good Mythical Morning
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Among the most notable alumni with involvement in politics are John Edwards, former U.S. Senator and two time presidential candidate; James B. Hunt Jr., 4-term Governor of North Carolina; Nida Allam, the first Muslim woman to be elected to a North Carolina government office; and Robert Gibbs, former White House Press Secretary.

2008 New Hampshire Democratic presidential primary

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The first primary in the United States in 2008.

The first primary in the United States in 2008.

Obama campaigning in New Hampshire
Pre-primary opinion polling statistics throughout the campaign season.
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Hillary Clinton greets supporters after her NH Primary win.

Clinton was coming second, and John Edwards third.

Andrew Young (political operative)

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Former key staff member in the John Edwards 2008 presidential campaign, and is noted as the author of political biographical writing.

Former key staff member in the John Edwards 2008 presidential campaign, and is noted as the author of political biographical writing.

John Edwards had admitted a past affair with Hunter, but denied paternity of the baby even though Edwards was in fact the father.