“The buzz on the Democratic side today is a report that John Edwards won’t yet commit to endorsing Hillary Clinton if she wins the nomination,” the Boston Globe reports at www.boston.com.
“ ‘I am surprised at just how angry John has become,’ fellow Democrat Chris Dodd said in a statement. ‘This is not the same John Edwards I once knew. Of course, we should all come together to support the nominee. I wonder which of the Republicans John prefers to Hillary?’
“The New York Times reported that in an interview [two weeks ago], Edwards, the former U.S. senator from North Carolina who was the 2004 vice presidential nominee, twice refused to say he would support Clinton. Edwards has been the most aggressive in going after Clinton, lumping her in with what he calls a corrupt culture in Washington.
“Campaigning in New Hampshire [on Nov. 13], Edwards appeared to backtrack from the interview. ‘I fully expect to support the Democratic nominee,’ he said, ‘and I fully expect to be the Democratic nominee.’ “