Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards has come forward to admit that he is the father of a child born to a videographer he hired before his second White House bid. In a statement to The Associated Press, Edwards said the child is is.
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. Im Renee Montagne with an update on news first reported by the National Enquirer and long denied by John Edwards that he fathered a child by a mistress, even as he campaigned for the Democratic nomination for president. Now, Edwards admits he lied. In a statement to the AP, Edwards says the child is his. Edwards changed his story just before his former aide, who originally claimed paternity comes out with a book that details his affair.
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