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The Senators Children by Nicholas MontemaranoSisters Betsy and Avery have never met, but they have both spent their lives under the scrutiny of prying cameras and tabloid journalists. Their father, David Christie, was a charismatic senator and promising presidential candidate until infidelity destroyed his campaign and his family’s life. In the aftermath, Betsy grieves her broken family, while Avery struggles with growing up estranged from her infamous father yet still exposed by the national spotlight. Years later, as David’s health declines, Betsy and Avery are forced to face their complicated feelings about him—and about each other. With delicacy and empathy, Nicholas Montemarano brings these sisters together in a parallel of grief and grace.The Senator’s Children brilliantly distills the American family under pressure.
In August , Edwards admitted to an extramarital affair, which was initially reported in late by the National Enquirer but was given little attention outside the tabloid press and political blogosphere. The allegations were published in late and were initially denied by both Edwards and Hunter. Young claimed paternity of Hunter's daughter, although no father is listed on the child's birth certificate, and Young has subsequently denied it. In July , several U. Then, on August 7, , Edwards admitted to ABC News correspondent, Bob Woodruff , that he did have an extended affair with Hunter, but denied that he was the father of Hunter's baby girl. On January 21, , Edwards issued a statement admitting that he was the father of Hunter's child.
Former Senator John Edwards of North Carolina said Friday that he had an affair in with a woman who was not his wife. But he denied that he was the father of her baby, who was born in February, about a month after Mr. Edwards dropped out of the race for president. A successful lawyer, Mr. He formally began his campaign for the presidential nomination in December He and his wife, Elizabeth, created a human drama when they announced in March that Mrs.
Johnny Reid "John" Edwards (born June 10, ) is an American lawyer and former politician Lamar Alexander, a Republican and future governor of and U.S. Senator from Tennessee, was among . The day after his concession speech, he announced his wife Elizabeth had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Edwards.
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He was the Democratic nominee for Vice President in , and was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in and Towards the end of his single six-year term, he sought the Democratic Party's nomination in the presidential election. He eventually became the Democratic candidate for vice president, the running mate of presidential nominee Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts. Following Kerry's loss to incumbent President George W. Following his campaign, Edwards was indicted by a federal grand jury on June 3, on six felony charges of violating multiple federal campaign contribution laws to cover up an extramarital affair to which he admitted. Edwards was found not guilty on one count, and the judge declared a mistrial on the remaining five charges, as the jury was unable to come to an agreement. The family moved several times during Edwards' childhood, eventually settling in Robbins, North Carolina , where his father worked as a textile mill floor worker and was eventually promoted to supervisor.