Skip to comments.Edwards to Suspend Campaign (Update: Wife's cancer has returned - Does not suspend Campaign)
Posted on 03/22/2007 8:23:49 AM PDT by kddid
John Edwards is suspending his campaign for President, and may drop out completely, because his wife has suffered a recurrence of the cancer that sickened her in 2004, when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, an Edwards friend told The Politico.
"At a minimum he's going to suspend" the campaign, the source said. "Nobody knows precisely how serious her recurrence is. Itll be another couple of days before theres complete clarity."
"For him right now he has one priority which is her health and the security of the two young children," said the friend.
As for the campaign, "You don't shut this machine off completely, but everything will go on hold."
Please, please, please refrain from saying asinine things that justify every caricature of conservatives.
Sorry to hear that, prayers for his wife. :o(
Awful news for his wife and family.
God bless you Mrs. Edwards - my prayers are with you.
That's sad. Best wishes to him, his wife and his family.
It will be difficult for him to get back into this thing at a later date.
--- this is beginning to sould like a publicity stunt....why wouldn't you wait till you have all the info?
in any case, prayers going up for Mrs. E.
My God be with them. I have sat by my wife through 2 bouts of breast cancer. Prayers to their family.
How horrible for her, and for the family.
oh, no. Prayers for the entire family. They have small children too. May God speed her complete recovery.
How sad. I wish her the best and will pray that she recovers from this terrible affliction. It is not to be wished upon anyone.
C'mon, Dan, let us have a little shadenfreude. Just because a man's wife has breast cancer is no reason to suddenly get all compassionate and understanding is it? /sarcasm
He wasn't going to get the nomination anyway. His best chance was to repeat as VP.
Prayers up for Mrs Edwards and family. It's a fate I'd wish on no husband, to see his wife suffer :(
Shame. Wish her well.
Good advice...see if it's heeded.
Prayers for Edward's wife. Edward's decision to drop out has more to do with his nearly zero chances of winning than anything to do with his wife's health.
Praying for God to heal and comfort Mrs. Edwards and family.
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