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Public Memorial for Elizabeth Edwards on Saturday

There will be a public memorial service for Elizabeth Edwards on Saturday in Raleigh, N.C., the Washington Post is reporting. In addition, the family has asked for donations to be sent to the Wade Edwards Foundation, which was created in honor of Edwards’ son who died in a car crash.

Edwards, the wife of former senator and vice presidential candidate John Edwards, died yesterday at the age of 61 after a long battle with breast cancer. The couple had separated following John Edwards’ admission of infidelity. Since her death, there has been an outpouring of remembrances from across the political and media spectrum.

[Image via The New Republic.]

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‘Game Change’ PR Surge Continues

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“Game Change” doesn’t just sizzle, it’s sizzle-mean. Subtitled “Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the race of a lifetime” the book by TIME‘s Mark Halperin and New York‘s John Heilemann is running the table with a roll-out of very damaging, and blog-able anecdotes from the 2008 presidential campaign trail.

Yet the real story is what “Game Change” reveals about the modern Washington press corps, the debate of which should keep the book on the bestseller list for awhile.

HarperCollins farmed out some of the PR work to Kate Pruss Pinnick of the book specialist firm Shreve Williams.

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