publication date: Tuesday, December 30, 2008 (part of Round XXXVII)
clue: Maybe this is beating a dead horse, but how does running for president and tending to a sick wife leave any time for an affair?
explanation: Hunter made headlines in 2008 for her two-year affair with presidential candidate John Edwards, whose wife Elizabeth had fought a public battle with cancer. Hunter was famous earlier in life for her role in an insurance fraud involving dead horses, among other unusual claims to fame. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Samuel Franklin, and Peter Wilhelm
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