Sen. John Edwards
Edwards Praised as Able Kerry Stand-In on Stump
As the week wound down on the solo tour of the newly chosen Democratic vice presidential candidate, the old John Edwards was finally getting cranked up. Audiences found Edwards an able stand-in for Kerry during four days of stumping, greeting him with cheers and applause.
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Sen. John Edwards (N.C.) (AP File Photo)
 Photo Gallery: From Rival to No. 2
 Text: Nov. '03 Edwards Online Chat
 Excerpts: Post Interview With Edwards
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___ John Edwards Bio ___
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
Born: June 10, 1953 in Seneca, S.C.
Religion: Methodist
Family: Wife, Elizabeth Anania Edwards; four children (one deceased)
Education: North Carolina State U., B.S. 1974; U. of North Carolina, J.D. 1977
Career: Lawyer
Political Highlights: U.S. Senate (N.C.), 1999-present; no previous office
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Bush Welcomes Edwards (July 6, 2004)

Under Relaxed Exterior, a Complex Man (July 6, 2004)

In the Same Corner, Kerry And Edwards (July 6, 2004)

Two on Democratic Ticket Have Similar Records (July 6, 2004)

Edwards Turns On the Charm to Build Kerry Base (June 26, 2004)

Kerry's Search: In Depth, In Secret (June 17, 2004)

Edwards Calls It a Race (March 3, 2004)

In Edwards, an Echo of Clinton (February 29, 2004)

Many See Edwards as the Man for the Ticket's No. 2 Spot (February 16, 2004)

Eager to Face Any Jury -- And the Voters (February 2, 2004)

Edwards Aims to Focus on the Positives (November 12, 2003)

Edwards's Record as a Freshman Senator (July 13, 2002)

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