Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., and his newly selected running mate Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., right, acknowledge the crowd during a campaign rally in Tampa, Fla., Wednesday, July 7, 2004.
Democratic presidential canidate Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., right, listens as his running mate Sen. John Edwards, D- N.C., answers reporter's questions at the Kerry's Pittsburgh residence, Wednesday, July 7, 2004.
Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., departs Washington for a meeting with Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry in Pittsburgh, July 6, 2004. Kerry had just named Edwards to be his running mate, calling the rookie senator a man who showed "guts and determination and political skills" in his unsuccessful bid for the party's nomination.
Edwards carries his son Jack, 3, while his wife Elizabeth and daughter Emma Claire, 5, walk behind them, July 6, 2004, in Washington. The Edwards' eldest daughter, Cate, 21, is not pictured. Kerry and Edwards were to have dinner with their families at Kerry's Pittsburgh estate.
Edwards, center, shakes hands during his annual walk along Wrightsville Beach, N.C., July 4, 2004.
Edwards shakes his fist during a speech at the Iowa Democratic Hall of Fame Celebration, June 25, 2004, in Des Moines, Iowa.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., left, and Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., wave as they arrive at Miami International Airport, April 20, 2004.
Kerry, left, and Edwards react to a question from the media as they enter the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, March 11, 2004.
Edwards holds his daughter Emma Claire after his concession speech in Raleigh, N.C., March 3, 2004. Edwards withdrew from the Democratic Party presidential race after being soundly defeated by Kerry on Super Tuesday.
Edwards speaks at a rally in Dayton, Ohio, March 1, 2004.
Jack Edwards, age 3, holds up a sign for his father during a speech at the Albany International Airport in Albany, N.Y., Feb. 29, 2004.
Edwards is silhouetted by the setting sun as he walks off his charter jet in Cleveland, Ohio, Feb. 28, 2004.
Edwards steps off stage and past an American flag during a campaign stop in Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 4, 2004. Edwards campaigned in Tennessee following a primary win in South Carolina.
Edwards and his wife Elizabeth, right, smile as they watch primary election returns at the home of a friend in Columbia, S.C., Feb. 3, 2004. Elections were held in South Carolina and six other states.
Edwards speaks during a town hall meeting at the Winnacunnet High School in Hampton, N.H., Jan. 20, 2004. Edwards finished second in the Iowa caucuses held a day earlier.
Edwards questions FBI Director Robert Mueller before the Senate Judiciary Committee, June 6, 2002, at the Capitol in Washington. The committee was investigating oversight on counterterrorism.
Edwards speaks at the Democratic National Convention at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Aug. 15, 2000.
This undated black-and-white handout photo shows Sen. John Edwards as a member of the North Moore High School Mustangs varsity football team during his senior year in 1970.
Undated black-and-white handout photo showing Sen. John Edwards, bottom right, and his sister Kathy sitting for a portrait with his parents, Bobbie and Wallace.
Elizabeth and John Edwards on their wedding day July 30, 1977.
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