Clinton to visit S.C. again in mid-June
Hillary Clinton will return to South Carolina June 17, the 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner’s second trip to the Palmetto State in three weeks.
Details were not announced.
Clinton’s latest trip will come after she formally launches her campaign June 13 in New York. The Democrat also will visit other early-primary states: Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada .
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The former secretary of state visited Columbia last Wednesday, her first visit to South Carolina since she ran for president in 2008.
Clinton’s S.C. campaign is holding an open house Tuesday with community leaders at its Columbia office.
Governor’s schedule, activities
Gov. Nikki Haley’s publicly announced schedule for the rest of this week, released Monday by her staff, is:
Tuesday, 10 a.m.: Attend a Farm Bureau Southern regional conference, Charleston
Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.: Speak at the annual meeting of directors of the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Charleston
Tuesday, 3 p.m.: Attend an economic-development announcement, Bethune
Friday, June 5, 10 a.m.: Attend the swearing-in ceremony for Probation, Parole and Pardon Services director Jerry Adger, Columbia
According to her staff, Haley’s activities last week included:
5 each: Economic-development calls, including a call to Commerce secretary Bobby Hitt, and a press conference and dinner with Volvo officials; also, legislative meetings, including meetings with House Speaker Jay Lucas, R-Darlington; Senate Majority Leader Harvey Peeler, R-Cherokee; and state Sen. Thomas Alexander, R-Oconee
4: Media activities, including a press conference on the state surplus and three availabilities on hurricane preparedness in Conway, North Charleston and Beaufort
3: Hurricane preparedness meetings in Conway, North Charleston and Beaufort
2 each: Policy meetings; also, calls to other officials, Aiken County School District Superintendent Elizabeth Everitt and S.C. Supreme Court Associate Justice Costa Pleicones, elected last week as that court’s next chief justice; also, ceremonial duties, photos with the Chapin High School softball team and Cedar Grove Elementary’s International Science Fair winners
1: Attended the statewide kickoff for S.C. Cultural and Linguistic Competency training
Busiest day: Wednesday, with seven activities
Slowest day: Tuesday, with five activities
Of note: The governor’s schedule listed no activities for last Monday, Memorial Day
Andrew Shain, staff reports