STEVE INSKEEP, Host:
Democrat John Edwards brought along his wife Elizabeth, which caused Jay Leno to ask about the couple's anniversary tradition.
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JAY LENO: You guys have a 30th wedding anniversary coming up. Now, I know, you being a cheapskate, you go to - don't you go to Wendy's every year?
JOHN EDWARDS: Every year.
LENO: Now that you're successful, do you get the double burger?
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EDWARDS: You see, you can't spend money on food when you're spending money on haircuts.
LENO: I see, that's it.
INSKEEP: John Edwards was mocked after his campaign paid for him to get a $400 haircut. He later repaid the campaign. Edwards has also been criticized recently after his anti-poverty organization paid for him to travel to New Hampshire, which happens to hold an early presidential primary.
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