Praising Kerry, Edwards Promises Hope for America

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Sen. John Edwards gestures to the crowd as he speaks before being confirmed as the Democratic Party'

Sen. John Edwards gestures to the crowd as he speaks before being confirmed as the Democratic Party's vice presidential nominee. Reuters hide caption

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John Edwards accepts the vice presidential nomination at the DNC.

Democratic vice presidential candidate John Edwards gestures to the crowd as he speaks before being confirmed as his party's vice presidential nominee, July 28, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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Formally accepting the Democratic nomination for vice president, Sen. John Edwards offers strong praise for Sen. John Kerry, hailing him as a battle-tested leader with the strength and vision to lead America. Laying out his party's domestic agenda, Edwards promises middle-class America "hope is on the way." Hear NPR's Mara Liasson.

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