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Former Georgia Governor Endorses Sen. John Edwards

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ATLANTA, GA. — Former Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes is endorsingNorth Carolina Sen. John Edwards for the Democratic presidentialnomination.

The

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

reports in Thursday's editionsthat Barnes' support is based on his long-standing ties withEdwards, a fellow Democrat and lawyer.

Barnes also says he and his wife had made the maximum allowablecontributions to Edwards.

Georgia's primary will not be until March 2004, weeks after thenation's first presidential primary.

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