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Harris schedules first South Carolina visit

Posted On: Jan 11, 2019   |   Posted By: Politico

California Sen. Kamala Harris, all but certain to join the presidential race in the coming weeks, will make her first visit this year to an early nominating state on Jan. 25. Harris will attend the 37th annual Pink Ice Gala in Columbia, S.C., a person familiar with her plans told POLITICO. The event is hosted by the Gamma Nu Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. - as an undergraduate student at Howard University, Harris pledged AKA, and remains a popular figure in the sorority. She was greeted just this week by a rousing “skee-wee” at her book event in Washington. Harris last went to South Carolina - a state that would factor heavily in her push for the nomination - in October to campaign ahead of the midterms. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey, who also visited the state in October, is scheduled to speak to a rally at the State House there on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the first major candidate to explore a run for president, has swung through Iowa already and will be in...

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