** FILE ** Rielle Hunter (background left) holds a video camera as former Sen. John Edwards, North Carolina Democrat, campaigns for president in Portsmouth, N.H., in December 2006. Ms. Hunter had an affair and an out-of-wedlock child with Mr. Edwards. (AP Photo)

** FILE ** Rielle Hunter (background left) holds a video camera as former Sen. John Edwards, North Carolina Democrat, campaigns for president in Portsmouth, N.H., in December 2006. Ms. Hunter had an affair and an out-of-wedlock child with Mr. Edwards. (AP Photo)