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Ex-presidential candidate John Edwards speaks outside a federal courthouse as his daughter, Cate Edwards, left, and father Wallace Edwards, listen after his campaign finance fraud case ended in a mistrial in Greensboro, N.C. (May 31, 2012)

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Former presidential candidate Sen. John Edwards

Ex-presidential candidate John Edwards speaks outside a federal
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Ex-presidential candidate John Edwards speaks outside a federal courthouse as his daughter, Cate Edwards, left, and father Wallace Edwards, listen after his campaign finance fraud case ended in a mistrial in Greensboro, N.C. (May 31, 2012)

Former U.S. Sen. John Edwards and his
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Former U.S. Sen. John Edwards and his daughter Cate Edwards leave for lunch on the ninth day of jury deliberations at federal court in Greensboro, North Carolina. (May 31, 2012)

John Edwards leaves a federal courthouse during the
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John Edwards leaves a federal courthouse during the ninth day of jury deliberations in his trial on charges of campaign corruption in Greensboro, N.C. (May 31, 2012)

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John Edwards, right, leaves a federal courthouse during
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John Edwards, right, leaves a federal courthouse during the eighth day of jury deliberations with his daughter Cate, left, in his trial on charges of campaign corruption in Greensboro, N.C. (May 30, 2012)

John Edwards arrives at a federal courthouse for
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John Edwards arrives at a federal courthouse for the seventh day of jury deliberations in his trial on charges of campaign corruption in Greensboro, N.C. (May 29, 2012)

Former presidential candidate and Sen. John Edwards arrives
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Former presidential candidate and Sen. John Edwards arrives at a federal courthouse in Greensboro, N.C. (May 17, 2012)

Former Senator and presidential candidate John Edwards, center,
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Former Senator and presidential candidate John Edwards, center, leaves a federal courthouse with attorney Abbe Lowell, to right of Edwards, after a hearing in Greensboro, N.C. Edwards says he has been diagnosed with a medical condition that will make it difficult for him to attend his criminal trial over campaign finances. (Dec. 16, 2011)

Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards comforts his
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Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards comforts his daughter Emma Claire as they leave the funeral service for Elizabeth Edwards. (Dec. 11, 2010)

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Former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards and his
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Former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards and his daughter Cate leave the funeral services for Elizabeth Edwards at Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Raleigh, N.C. (Dec. 11, 2010)

Former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards kisses the
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Former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards kisses the cheek of his daughter Cate after the funeral services for Elizabeth Edwards. (Dec. 11, 2010)

LAS VEGAS - JANUARY 18: Democratic presidential hopeful
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LAS VEGAS - JANUARY 18: Democratic presidential hopeful former Sen. John Edwards (D-NC) speaks during a rally at his Nevada campaign headquarters January 18, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to reports, Edwards admitted to having an affair with 42-year-old Rielle Hunter, but has denied a report that he has fathered a child. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Former Sen. John Edwards, right, arrives with his
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Former Sen. John Edwards, right, arrives with his wife Elizabeth, for the late Sen. Edward Kennedy's memorial service at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston, Friday, Aug. 28, 2009. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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