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Rielle Hunter Brags About Her 'Amazing' Daughter with John Edwards – Francis Quinn Is Now 7

Rielle Hunter Brags About Her 'Amazing' Daughter with John Edwards – Francis Quinn Is Now 7

Originally posted 02/11/2016 05:00PM

At age 7, Rielle Hunter and John Edwards' daughter is "very loved" – and completely aware of her parents' history, mom Reille says.

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Rielle Hunter Shares New Photos of John Edwards' Love Child, Frances Quinn, Says 7-Year-Old is Aware of 'Her Reality'

Originally posted 02/10/2016 04:10PM

With scandal in the rearview mirror, Rielle Hunter says former Senator John Edwards has become a "great dad" to their daughter Frances Quinn, whom he fathered while still married to the late Elizabeth Edwards.

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Former Senator John Edwards: Back in Court as a Lawyer – Again | John Edwards

Former Senator John Edwards: Back in Court as a Lawyer – Again

Originally posted 05/16/2014 05:45PM

Disgraced former U.S. Senator John Edwards won a $13 million settlement on Thursday for a 4-year-old boy who suffered brain damage, in his first trial since returning to the practice of law last year.

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Cate Edwards Remembers Mom Elizabeth | Cate Edwards

Cate Edwards Remembers Mom Elizabeth: Her Voice Is Always in My Head

Originally posted 09/22/2013 09:00AM

Cate Edwards, who lost her mother, Elizabeth, to breast cancer in 2010, admits not a day goes by when she doesn't think of her mom.

The oldest daughter of former senator John Edwards, Cate has followed in her late mother's footsteps as an advocate for women with cancer and recently joined the "Count Us, Know Us, Join Us" campaign, which recognizes those living with advanced breast cancer, their caregivers, supporters, friends and family members.

The 31-year-old, who wed longtime boyfriend Trevor Upham in 2011, says being by her mother's side during the six-year-long battle was "enlightening in a lot of ways, and being a part of that process with her was momentous for me."

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Cate Edwards 'Devastated' by Dad John Edwards's Affair

John Edwards's Daughter Cate Was 'Devastated' by His Affair

Originally posted 03/28/2013 01:40PM

Cate Edwards has revealed how she found out her father, John Edwards, had an affair with Rielle Hunter.

"He told me," the attorney and author, 31, tells Today in an episode airing Friday, of the former Democratic presidential candidate. "I guess he and my mom decided that that was, you know, how it needed to be done."

As for her reaction, Cate says, "I was devastated and I was disappointed. I mean, these are my parents. I had grown up with a lot of love in my family. And it was hard to see them go through this."

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Rielle Hunter and John Edwards 'Are No Longer a Couple' | John Edwards, Rielle Hunter

Rielle Hunter Says She and John Edwards 'Are No Longer a Couple'

Originally posted 06/26/2012 10:15AM

Well, that was fast.

Just a week after she told PEOPLE she was still dating John Edwards and the two were spotted getting cozy at their North Carolina beach house, Rielle Hunter says that they are no longer in a relationship (again).

"We are a family, but as of the end of last week, John Edwards and I are no longer a couple," she said on Tuesday's Good Morning America, the same day her tell-all arrives in bookstores. "Not at all."

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Rielle Hunter Still Thinks John Edwards Is Hot | John Edwards, Rielle Hunter

Rielle Hunter Still Thinks John Edwards Is Hot

Originally posted 06/20/2012 06:15PM

After years of living in hiding, Rielle Hunter – the mistress whose relationship with John Edwards ended his bid for the presidency and his marriage to Elizabeth Edwards – says she isn't interested in a secret life anymore.

"I fell  in love with a married man and became something I wasn't in order to be with him," Hunter tells PEOPLE exclusively, accompanying an excerpt of her new memoir, What Really Happened: John Edwards, Our Daughter and Me.

In this week's issue, Hunter, 48,  reveals, "We're still together as a couple." Though she won't predict their future. "Marriage? Have no idea," she says. "I'm not a big fan of the institution but never say never."

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Who Will Be on the Cover of PEOPLE This Week?

Who Will Be on the Cover of PEOPLE This Week?

Originally posted 06/19/2012 05:55PM

Hollywood's hottest headline-makers – from Drew Barrymore to Jessica Simpson – and Matthew McConaughey – have recently graced the cover of PEOPLE.

Who will be next?

Before Wednesday's big reveal (check back at 8 a.m. ET) on PEOPLE.com, we want to know which story (with exclusive photos and new details, of course) you think will make the cover. Play editor and vote in our poll – and then check in Wednesday morning to see if you're right.

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Rielle Hunter Reveals John Edwards's 'Hidden Life' in New Tell-All

Rielle Hunter Reveals John Edwards's 'Hidden Life' in New Tell-All

Originally posted 06/18/2012 02:15PM

In Rielle Hunter's new memoir What Really Happened: John Edwards, Our Daughter and Me – out June 26 and excerpted exclusively in the upcoming issue of PEOPLE – Hunter reveals for the first time the full story of her affair with John Edwards, excruciating new details about his wife Elizabeth's wrath upon her discovery of their relationship, and what kind of father Edwards is to their little girl, Quinn, 4.

Hunter's book begins with their now-famous first encounter in Feb. 2006, when she glimpsed Edwards at New York's Regency Bar and declared, "You're so hot." But her chronicle reveals much more about their passionate romance and, explosively, his revelation that she was not his first mistress, despite his 32-year marriage to Elizabeth.

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Justice Department Drops Charges Against John Edwards | John Edwards

John Edwards Trial: Justice Department Drops All Charges

Originally posted 06/13/2012 04:50PM

John Edwards will not face another trial.

On Wednesday, government lawyers asked Judge Catherine Eagles to dismiss their case with prejudice and will not attempt to resurrect their case against the former North Carolina senator.

Two weeks ago, a federal jury in Greensboro, N.C., found Edwards, 59, not guilty on one campaign finance charge, but they couldn't reach a decision on five other counts.

A mistrial was declared on the outstanding charges.

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