Sanders, Clinton jockey for key voters in South Carolina

Sanders, Clinton jockey for key voters in South Carolina

By BILL BARROW
Associated Press

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - Presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Rodham Clinton are appealing to key voter groups in South Carolina on Saturday.

Sanders told the state's Democratic Women's Council on Saturday that his economic agenda should appeal to the state's women. The Vermont senator highlighted his support for gender equal pay legislation, paid family leave and access to abortion and birth control.

He campaigns later in Columbia and concludes with an evening town hall in Aiken.

Clinton is vying to become the nation's first female chief executive. She's scheduled to take her campaign later Saturday to the heavily African-American community of Orangeburg. In the evening, she will address the state's leading gay rights organization in the capital city of Columbia.

Women and black voters are expected to dominate South Carolina's Feb. 27 primary.

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