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John Edwards Admits Extramarital Affair

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John Edwards Admits Extramarital Affair

Politics

John Edwards Admits Extramarital Affair

John Edwards Admits Extramarital Affair

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Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards has admitted to having an extramarital affair, but has denied fathering a child by the woman. The affair has been reported in recent weeks in the tabloid press.

Alex Chadwick speaks with NPR Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving about the political implications of the revelation.

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