John Edwards' former finance chairman is emerging as the point man in the plan to conceal his affair with Rielle Hunter, according to reports.

Fred Baron, a high-profile Dallas lawyer, has strong ties to the attorneys now representing Edwards' infamous mistress, as well as to Andrew Young, the former candidate's campaign aide who claims he fathered her baby.

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Rush Limbaugh has opined that John Edwards' affair with Rielle Hunter is the fault of Elizabeth Edwards ... for misusing her mouth. Yes, really.

We'll let you sound off on that. In the meantime, People has a found out more on the back story of Rielle Hunter, Edwards' mysterious mistress.

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John Edwards admitting his affair with Rielle Hunter on ABC's Nightline last Friday confirmed the National Enquirer's nearly year-long investigation of his unethical conduct - which Edwards still says is "99 percent" false.

Well, now the Enquirer has uncovered more information that suggests its reporting is anything but - and Edwards' story is shaky at best.

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John Edwards’ explanation of his affair with Rielle Hunter includes a good number of obvious lies apparent inconsistencies, going against his assertion that he was telling “99 percent” of the truth before coming clean on Friday.

Edwards admitted to the affair with Hunter, saying it began in 2006. He denied it for months after reports by the National Enquirer in October.

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Before he was running for President in 2006, John Edwards made a series of short documentaries - filmed by none other than his confirmed mistress Rielle Hunter - that for a long time vanished from the Internet... until now.

Don't get your hopes up looking for anything exciting here. These videos are pretty boring. But it's interesting to see the hero worship that went on here. Rielle Hunter clearly admired the man - to an unhealthy extent, it turned out.

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The ex-mistress of former presidential candidate John Edwards says she will not participate in DNA testing to establish the paternity of her daughter.

Rielle Hunter's lawyer, Robert Gordon, says his client is a common citizen who is not running for public office and wishes to maintain her privacy.

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Elizabeth Edwards says husband John Edwards "made a terrible mistake" by having an affair with Rielle Hunter, but coping with the revelation was "oddly made somewhat easier" by her battle with an incurable form of cancer.

"None of these (problems) has been easy," she wrote on the political blog Daily Kos. "But we have stood with one another through them all. Although John believes he should stand alone and take the consequences of his action now, when the door closes behind him, he has his family waiting for him."

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Many people may consider the behavior of John Edwards to be disgraceful, following the Senator's admission that he had an affair with Rielle Hunter in 2006.

But the filmmaker - who met Edwards while doing a documentary on him - referred to the former candidate as an "inspiration" in an interview with Extra.

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Rielle Hunter Biography

Rielle Hunter Picture (John Edwards' Mistress) Rielle Hunter (a.k.a. Lisa Hunter, a.k.a. Lisa Druck, a.k.a. Rielle Jaya James Druck) is a strange name that will live in political - and... More »
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Rielle Hunter Quotes

He was very real and authentic. He was an inspiration to me.

Rielle Hunter [on John Edwards]

One of the great things about John Edwards is that he's so open and willing to try new things and do things in new ways.

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