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    Edwards Sex Tape Mentioned

    Image #: 17688911    Former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate John Edwards, center, arrives with his daughter Cate at the federal courthouse in Greensboro, North Carolina on  April 24, 2012. The former presidential candidate is accused of violating federal campaign finance laws.     UPI/Nell Redmond /LANDOV

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    John Edwards’s defense team had hoped to leave his alleged sex tape with Rielle Hunter out of his trial. But on day five of testimony, the prosecution’s lead witness touched on the taboo topic. Once the tape was mentioned, the judge and attorneys from both sides spoke privately, and questioning resumed with a different focus. But this surely won’t be the last of the sex tape. The judge will decide whether discussion of the video should be allowed by Friday’s session.

    Read it at Greensboro News Observer