Cal Cunningham admits to sending sexts to woman who is not his wife

Cal Cunningham (Photo: WTVD/WRAL)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WSOC) —  The North Carolina democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, Cal Cunningham, exchanged sexual text messages with a woman who is not his wife, his campaign confirmed.

“I have hurt my family, disappointed my friends and am deeply sorry,” Cunningham said in a statement. “The first step in repairing those relationships is taking complete responsibility, which I do. I ask that my family’s privacy be respected in this personal matter.”

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The messages were first reported by the National File. The Cunningham campaign confirmed their authenticity late Friday night.

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