Following the news that John Edwards' lawyers requested yet another delay to his trial due to a mysterious illness, a federal judge revealed the former vice presidential candidate's diagnosis: a "life threatening" heart condition that requires surgery. Edwards faces six felony and misdemeanor charges related to shady campaign donations, and while the original reports of Edwards' condition drew skepticism over the former presidential candidate delaying his day in court -- the National Enquirer even published an exclusive on "John Edwards' Heart Attack Drama" in December -- the details check out. Two cardiologists submitted letters in tandem with a request from Edwards' lawyers for 60 more days before the trial. The judge approved the request of Friday and as long as there are no complications during the surgery, Edwards will appear in court on March 26.
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