Sanders and Booker Celebrate MLK Day in Early Primary State of South Carolina

Washington Free Beacon | 1/21/2019 | Todd Shepherd
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BY: Todd Shepherd

Senators Cory Booker (D, N.J.) and Bernie Sanders (I, Vt.) are spending the Martin Luther King Day holiday in South Carolina, the state that would hold the fourth caucus or primary in the 2020 presidential campaign.

Process - President

Both are assumed to be in the process of deciding to run for president, or have already decided but simply haven't announced.

In 2016, Sanders surprised rival Hillary Clinton and political watchers with his showing in the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary, but then got trounced in South Carolina by a 73-26 spread.

South - Carolina - State - Candidates - Opportunity

"[South Carolina is] important because it's the first state that these candidates will get an opportunity to vet their message with a population that reflects the heart of the Democratic Party, which is African-Americans and specifically African-American women," former state Democratic chair Jamie Harrison was quoted as saying...
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