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Edwards, mistress could still be called to testify

Edwards defense hedges on whether to call ex-presidential candidate, mistress to testify By The Associated Press

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) ' Attorneys for John Edwards are indicating their case is winding down, but they are not yet saying whether they will call the former presidential candidate or his mistress to testify.

Defense attorneys said they would make a decision later Tuesday on whether to call Edwards and Rielle Hunter. It was not clear when they would make that decision public.

Testimony ended Tuesday for the day with the trial still focusing on financial records.



Edwards is accused of masterminding a plan to use about $1 million from two wealthy donors to hide his pregnant mistress as he ran for the White House in 2008. Edwards has pleaded not guilty to six counts of campaign finance violations. He faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted.


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