Edwards: Obama Set to Win, But I'm Still Not Endorsing

Former third wheel won't say who he voted for
By Jonas Oransky,  Newser Staff
Posted May 9, 2008 1:26 PM CDT
Former presidential candidate John Edwards.   (AP Photo/Sara D. Davis)
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(Newser) – John Edwards again declined to endorse a candidate today, but he said on TV that it looked like Barack Obama would win the nomination—and that he'd be able to bring the Democrats together before Election Day. The former third wheel also refused to say who he voted for in this week’s North Carolina primary, adding that the power of endorsements was “greatly inflated," Reuters reports.

Obama “has done pretty well without any endorsement from John Edwards,” he said. "What he brings to the table is the capacity, number one, to unite the Democratic Party. Number two, to bring in new voters, to bring in people who haven't been involved in the process over a long time and to get people excited about this change."