Today is likely a decision day for John Edwards.
Edwards' legal team was gathered in the Triangle late Thursday, apparently in the final stages of negotiations over a plea deal or indictment.
Prosecutors have approved seeking an indictment, kicking off plea talks that continued all week.
The focus of a federal investigation of Edwards is on possible campaign law violations, tied to more than $1 million sent from two wealthy Edwards supporters to mistress Rielle Hunter and campaign aide Andrew Young.
Edwards has denied wrongdoing; his legal team says the money was to hide the affair from Edwards' wife.
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