No Public Events For John Edwards Until Election

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards says in a statement that he will not have any public events until after the November election.

A statement released Thursday by an agency that books speeches for Edwards says the former North Carolina senator doesn't want to create a distraction for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama.

The decision extends an exile for Edwards that began about a month ago after he admitted to an extramarital affair with Rielle Hunter, a rookie filmmaker hired to produce videos of him in 2006.

The head of the booking agency, Don Walker, says Elizabeth Edwards plans to make speeches in Philadelphia and New Jersey later this month.


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  • by voter Location: nc on Sep 6, 2008 at 08:48 PM
    not even at the mike nifong justice center and massage parlor??
  • by mjb Location: windsor on Sep 5, 2008 at 12:37 PM
    Guess he's too embarassing for the Democrats. Obama doesn't want him ruining any of his chances to get elected. Shame Obama didn't pick him for his running mate.
  • by LOL Location: NC on Sep 5, 2008 at 12:16 PM
    To VBush, Something tells me you were never going hear from John Edwards in the first place. It is amusing how some people think the know John Edwards but not know him if they passed him on the street :)
  • by Woman Trucker Location: NC on Sep 5, 2008 at 11:42 AM
    To Anonymous, I agree a with you 1000% :)
  • by Anonymous on Sep 5, 2008 at 11:06 AM
    He can't help it if he is pretty! He is not the first and lord knows he won't be the last to have an affair.
  • by VBush Location: MHCY on Sep 4, 2008 at 09:12 PM
    I don't want to hear anything from him ever again.
  • by bigfruitbasket Location: NC on Sep 4, 2008 at 05:31 PM
    Good! Maybe Elizabeth should put a GPS tracking device around his ankle.
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