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Kerry 'disappointed' by Edwards scandal

U.S. Sen. John Kerry, who picked John Edwards to be his running mate in Kerry's 2004 presidential bid, said he is "disappointed" by the scandal that ended Edwards political career.

Kerry and his wife, Teresa Heinz-Kerry, were speaking to CNN host Larry King for an interview scheduled to air Wednesday. King asked for Kerry's take on Edwards' extra-marital affair and subsequent cover-up.

"Honestly, it's a tragedy," the Massachusetts Democrat said in an interview that will air on CNN's Larry King Live.

Kerry said he was shocked "and obviously disappointed."

"I think everybody just feels awful about it," Kerry continued, "in
terms of their family, their relationship that everybody saw publicly,
the promise, the hope, you know, obviously a capable career."

In the interview, Kerry also said that he has spoken to John
Edwards' wife, Elizabeth, a number of times including very recently.

But, Kerry said he has not spoken to his former running mate.

"I have not. I have called their home, but I didn't know who would
answer. I certainly was ready and willing and hoping to say a word [to
John Edwards]," he said.

 


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WHY wont Cal answer basic questions?

Hey Cal...Are YOU a Constitutionalist or NOT???

This question must be asked of ALL candidates nowadays...

John Edwards did nothing for NC - now the DSCC wants us to...

...support their choice of Cal Cunningham, who is nothing short of a sleezy trial lawyer that Edwards was...

Below is a copy of an upcoming fundraiser for Cal Cunningham by a group of trial lawyers...

Mind you that all of these donors are big-time donors to John Edwards...

Winston-Salem Reception

Hosts

Cliff Britt • Tom Comerford • Steve & Tracey Gardner
Phil & Charlotte Hanes • George & Susan Little
Dave & Elizabeth Marley
Noah Reynolds • John Taylor • Ted Teague

Sponsors

Charles & Susan Calkins • Wesley Davis • Randy Eaddy
Tom & Donna Lambeth • Marc Madonia
Robert & Cama Merritt • Kevin & Danielle Williams

Friends

Mike Lewis

Please join us for a reception honoring

Cal Cunningham

Candidate for U.S. Senate

March 04, 2010
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
At the home of
George & Susan Little
709 Glen Echo Trail
Winston-Salem, NC

Please contact John Gardner, 919-829-1132 ext. 102 or john@calfornc.com, with questions.

Hosts
David & Sally Parker -- $7100 to John Edwards
PARKER, DAVID
STATESVILLE,NC 28687 DAVID P. PARKER PLLC/ATTORNEY 9/30/07 $2,300 Edwards, John (D)
PARKER, DAVID
STATESVILLE,NC 28687 DAVID P. PARKER PLLC/ATTORNEY 1/2/07 $2,100 Edwards, John (D)
PARKER, DAVID
STATESVILLE,NC 28687 DAVID P. PARKER PLLC/ATTORNEY 3/31/07 $200 Edwards, John (D)
PARKER, DAVID P
STATESVILLE,NC 28677 SELF EMPLOYED/ATTORNEY 1/8/03 $1,000 Edwards, John (D)
PARKER, DAVID P
STATESVILLE,NC 28687 PARKER & HOWES/ATTORNEY 3/14/03 $1,000 Edwards, John (D)
PARKER, DAVID R
STATESVILLE,NC 28687 PARKER SETZER & HOWES 10/5/98 $500 Edwards, John R (D)

Judge Robert A. & Barbara Collier Jr. - $2750 to John Edwards
COLLIER, ROBERT
STATESVILLE,NC 28687 RETIRED 6/1/98 $500 Edwards, John R (D)
COLLIER, ROBERT
STATESVILLE,NC 28687 RETIRED 6/14/01 $250 Edwards, John (D)
COLLIER, ROBERT A JR
STATESVILLE,NC 28687 NOT EMPLOYED/RETIRED 3/7/03 $1,000 Edwards, John (D)
COLLIER, ROBERT A MR SR
STATESVILLE,NC 28687 COLLIER PROPERTIES/PRESIDENT 1/31/07 $500 Edwards, John (D)
HONORABLE
STATESVILLE,NC 28687 RETIRED 9/30/98 $500 Edwards, John R (D)

Frank & Linda Johnson -- $1000 to John Edwards
JOHNSON, FRANK
STATESVILLE,NC 28677 JMS SOUTHEAST 6/30/01 $1,000 Edwards, John (D)

Christopher & Anastasiya Mauriello -- $1000 to John Edwards
MAURIELLO, CHRIS
MOORESVILLE,NC 28117 9/23/03 $1,000 Edwards, John (D)

Cliff Homesley -- $700 to John Edwards
HOMESLEY, CLIFTON W
MOORESVILLE,NC 28115 ATTORNEY 10/5/98 $200 Edwards, John R (D)
HOMESLEY, CLIFTON W MR
MOORESVILLE,NC 28115 INFORMATION REQESTED 6/22/07 $500 Edwards, John (D)

re: Gary Hart

The woman in the photo with Gary Hart was quite attractive as I remember. Last I heard about her she was involved with a group trying to make the internet safe for kids. Good luck with that.

re" the edwards grown children

Has anyone there stoped to consider what the effects of whole situation has had on the grown children of the edwards. they are the real victims in this whole situation if you ask me.Just in my opinion. thank you

footnotes in history

One nitwit commenting on another. Either one of them should be grateful if they even rate a footnote in the history of this country. Now, anybody want to make a comment about Gary Hart?

If no one knew?

Ah, come on. Stop picking at nits. Kerry is on the record, and my only disappointment is that he let Elizabeth off the hook. There is no one involved in this, no one, who comes off with any decency. Edwards, Hunter, Young, Elizabeth ... a shameful performance by four greedy people.

if no one knew...

"disappointed" by the scandal...not the behavior.

Kerry wouldn't be disappointed if the story hadn't come out. He would've just blown it off as normal behavior.

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