Cate Edwards

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Cate Edwards: Dad's Affair 'Devastated' Me

First interview since father's trial

(Newser) - In her first interview since her father's campaign finance trial, John Edwards' eldest daughter doesn't mince words about his affair. When he told her about it, "I was devastated. And I was disappointed. I mean, these are my parents," Cate Edwards tells Savannah Guthrie. "I... More »

I Can't Stop Thinking About Cate Edwards

Frank Bruni still speculating about the dutiful daughter's motives

(Newser) - At this point, we've heard so much more than we ever wanted to about John Edwards and Rielle Hunter and Andrew Young. But Frank Bruni of the New York Times is still fixated on a bit player in the saga. "What was Cate Edwards thinking?" he writes. Cate... More »

Edwards Chokes Up, Calls Quinn 'Precious'

Also thanks daughter Cate for attending trial daily

(Newser) - The final day of the John Edwards trial was a confusing one, but the aftermath was surprisingly crystal clear: Edwards made some pretty revealing statements following the news that he had been acquitted on one charge of campaign finance fraud; a mistrial was declared on five other counts. Highlights from... More »

John Edwards Defense Team Quickly Rests Its Case

Neither he nor Reille Hunter will testify

(Newser) - The John Edwards trial will wrap up relatively short on drama: His defense team rested its case today after a little more than two days, opting not to call Edwards himself, daughter Cate, or former mistress Rielle Hunter to the stand, reports CNN . Closing arguments are tomorrow, and jury deliberations... More »

Edwards' Betrayed Wife Tore Off Shirt, Collapsed: Aide

Ex-aide testifies about confrontation over Rielle Hunter affair

(Newser) - After learning that John Edwards had lied about breaking off his affair with Rielle Hunter, wife Elizabeth had a meltdown at an airport in North Carolina, a former aide testified at his trial yesterday. Edwards, who was dying of breast cancer, "stormed off and collapsed into a ball in... More »

Cate Edwards Gets Married

John Edwards' daughter marries college sweetheart Trevor Upham

(Newser) - If anybody has reason to steer clear of the institution of marriage it's probably Cate Edwards, but John Edwards and his oldest daughter marched down the aisle yesterday nonetheless. With a candle at the altar lit in memory of mom Elizabeth, Cate Edwards married her college sweetheart Trevor Upham... More »

In Spite of It All, Cate Edwards Stands by Her Dad

Insiders say she's the glue that holds Edwards clan together

(Newser) - Those who have followed the John Edwards saga were probably surprised to see daughter Cate by his side as he entered a North Carolina federal courthouse last week to plead not guilty. But—despite the fact that dear old dad cheated on Cate’s cancer-stricken mother and then kept his... More »

Elizabeth Edwards' Eulogy: No Words 'Good Enough'

Daughter Cate remembers her mom

(Newser) - Elizabeth Edwards' funeral took place today at the same Raleigh church where her 16-year-old son Wade was remembered in 1996. "There aren't words that are good enough," said daughter Cate, 28, in her eulogy. "She could bring out the brave in anyone." A small group of... More »

Daughter's Engagement 'Thrilled' Elizabeth Edwards

Cate, 28, gave her mom the news in her final days

(Newser) - Elizabeth Edwards had a nice moment of cheer in her final days, reports People . Daughter Cate, 28, delivered the news that she and physician/boyfriend Trevor Upham got engaged over Thanksgiving. "Elizabeth was thrilled," a friend tells the magazine. The two met at Princeton, and Upham helped the family... More »

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