Edwards, who is being accused of misusing campaign donations, had his trial placed on hold as he was being evaluated for a heart condition. However, a judge has now ruled him healthy enough to stand trial.
Charges against Edwards were filed accusing him of using donations to pay for expenses related to an affair with Rielle Hunter, who worked on the campaign, and for a child born as a result of the affair.
Edwards was married to Elizabeth Edwards at the time of the affair. Since then, Elizabeth has tragically died after a long fight with cancer.
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