RALEIGH, N.C. — Media outlets, including The Associated Press, are asking a judge to ease restrictions in a lawsuit over a sex tape said to depict former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards
Attorneys filed a motion Wednesday seeking access to details of Edwards' deposition about the tape. A judge previously ordered parties in the lawsuit to keep the testimony private.
Edwards' mistress, Rielle Hunter, has sued former campaign aide Andrew Young to have a sex tape and other items returned to her. Young has said he helped cover up Edwards' affair during the 2008 presidential campaign and worked for months to keep Hunter in hiding.
The media motion does not seek access to the tape or other intimate materials.
Edwards has admitted to the affair and fathering Hunter's child.
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