John Edwards Campaign Future Affected by Wife Elizabeth’s Health

Brian Zick

Adam Nagourney and John Broder for the NY Times report: John Edwards, the North Carolina Democrat making a second bid for the presidency, called a news conference for Thursday to discuss the future of his campaign, a day after he and his wife, Elizabeth, visited Mrs. Edwards’ doctor to assess her recovery from a bout of breast cancer. (…) After the campaign announced its intention to hold the news conference, concern grew quickly among former and current aides to the Edwards family. One close family friend reached Wednesday evening declined to comment on the announcement, but said it would affect, at least temporarily, the future of the campaign.

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