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Bernie Sanders is making 2 stops in SC this weekend. Here’s where you can see him

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Senator Bernie Sanders is embarking on a second run for president. This time the field will be bigger, more diverse and filled with candidates who have adopted his progressive populist mantle.

Presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will be making two stops in South Carolina this weekend as part of a four-day swing through several southern states, according to a statement from the Vermont Independent’s campaign.

Palmetto state residents will have two chances Saturday to see Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for president in 2020: once in Orangeburg and once in Denmark.

According to the campaign, the candidate’s first stop will be a 10 a.m. town hall meeting in Orangeburg. at Life Cathedral Church on Columbia Road. Admission is free and available on a first come, first served basis.

At 2 p.m. Saturday, Sanders will appear at Denmark Technical College, where he is expected to discuss the city’s issues with drinking water. The event is also free and open to the public.

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Emily Bohatch helps cover South Carolina’s government for The State. She also updates The State’s databases. Her accomplishments include winning a Green Eyeshade award in Disaster Reporting in 2018 for her teamwork reporting on Hurricane Irma. She has a degree in Journalism with a minor in Spanish from Ohio University’s E. W. Scripps School of Journalism.


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