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John Edwards Tiptoes Back On Public Scene

Former presidential candidate John Edwards made his first public appearance since his admission of an extra-marital affair last summer with a speech at Indiana University last night. Talking about the election, Edwards said that outcome "symbolizes what's possible in America," according to the AP and added that he thinks President-elect Obama benefited from focusing on voter concerns like the war, the economy and health care.

Edwards reiterated his desire to continue to work on poverty issues. And while he took questions from the audience, they were submitted in advance and the subject of his affair did not come up.

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