Edwards talks

2008 Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, the 2004 vice presidential nominee for his party, recently gave a 90-minute-long interview to The Washington PostHere is the WaPo story.

The story concludes with these two paragraphs.

Most of all, he wants his most ardent supporters to believe that the message that drove his campaigns was solid, despite all later revelations about the candidate himself.

"It was real, 100 percent real," he said. "I want them to be proud of what I stood for, and of what the campaign stood for. The stands were honest and sincere and idealistic. They were what America needed then and needs now."

Edwards finished second in the 2004 Iowa Caucuses, with just under 32 percent.  Edwards finished second in the 2008 Iowa Caucuses, with 29.5 percent.

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