Andrew Young: John Edwards Apology Just "Empty Words"

Andrew Young: John Edwards Apology Just "Empty Words"

The former aide who helped John Edwards cover up his affair and love child with Rielle Hunter is dismissing his former boss' long-overdue confession yesterday as mere "empty words" that are nothing more than a desperate PR campaign.

Andrew Young is lashing out at the two-time presidential candidate in an exclusive interview with ABC News hours after the former Senator released a statement Thursday admitting he is the father of mistress Rielle's two-year-old daughter.

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Book: John Edwards and Bill Clinton are Cheaters; Harry Reid is a Racist; Sarah Palin is Not Smart

The 2008 U.S. presidential election is over and done with, but a new book called Game Change by New York Magazine's John Heilemann and Time's Mark Halperin has stirred up a lot of interesting gossip about the most recent White House race.

While not providing that much truly new or startling, the book has offered tremendous fodder for national political conversation. Some of the broached topics:

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Aide: John Edwards Knocked Up Rielle Hunter, Said Dave Matthews Would Play at Wedding

The former John Edwards aide who claimed it was he, not the former U.S. Senator and presidential hopeful, who knocked up Rielle Hunter in 2007, now says in a book proposal obtained by the New York Times that Edwards is the father.

Andrew Young says he and Edwards worked with his campaign finance chairman to hide that secret, and he helped facilitate the affair between John and Rielle.

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Elizabeth Edwards Wants John Edwards-Rielle Hunter DNA Test to Take Place Quietly

Elizabeth Edwards Wants John Edwards-Rielle Hunter DNA Test to Take Place Quietly

Amid reports that two-time presidential hopeful John Edwards is getting ready to announce and admit paternity of former mistress Rielle Hunter's 18-month-old daughter, Elizabeth Edwards says she expects a DNA test will take place.

During a Wednesday appearance with CNN's Larry King to debate health care reform, Elizabeth was asked about DNA testing of the child of Rielle Hunter.

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Report: DNA Test Proves John Edwards Knocked Up Rielle Hunter

Report: DNA Test Proves John Edwards Knocked Up Rielle Hunter

Sources say a DNA test shows what we already knew - that former presidential hopeful John Edwards fathered former campaign aide Rielle Hunter's baby.

The National Enquirer, which last year broke the story of Edwards' affair with the weird campaign videographer, said the test was taken after Hunter tried to get financial help from Edwards for her 18-month-old daughter, Frances Quinn.

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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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