John Edwards's father Wallace Edwards enters a federal courthouse in Greensboro, North Carolina

 
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John Edwards's father Wallace Edwards enters a federal courthouse in Greensboro, North Carolina May 10, 2012. John Edwards, 58, is accused of violating federal election laws by soliciting more than $900,000 in illegal campaign contributions from two wealthy donors to hide his pregnant mistress during his failed bid for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination. REUTERS/Ted Richardson (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)