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John Edwards Speaks After Being Acquitted

“If I want to find the person who should be held accountable for my sins, honestly I don’t have to go any farther than the mirror.” He only chokes up when addressing the child he had with Rielle Hunter.

John Edwards makes a brief statement on the courthouse steps after his acquittal on a charge of violating campaign finance laws (the jury deadlocked on the other charges, leading to a mistrial).

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