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Biden plans weekend presidential campaign stops across SC

2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks to supporters in Columbia

2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks to supporters in Columbia at the Hyatt Park Community Center
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2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks to supporters in Columbia at the Hyatt Park Community Center

Former Vice President Joe Biden will bring his campaign back to South Carolina this weekend, making stops across the state.

Biden will kick off his weekend Saturday with a 2:30 p.m. campaign event in Sumter at the M.H. Newton Family Life Enrichment Center, according to his campaign.

Later that day, Biden will head to Orangeburg for another campaign event. He will appear at the Edisto Fork United Methodist Church at 5:30 p.m.

On Sunday, the former vice president for President Barack Obama will head to Charleston to participate in a town hall series hosted by state Sen. Marlon Kimpson, D-Charleston, according to a tweet from Kimpson. The event will be hosted at the International Longshoremen’s Association Hall in Charleston and will begin at 3 p.m.

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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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