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SC Lede: Trail Bites - Sen. Bernie Sanders

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Leading up to the 2020 election, South Carolina Lede is keeping you up to speed on what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail in the Palmetto State with these "Trail Bites" mini-episodes.

On this edition for the week of March 21, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes you to recent campaign stops by Democractic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT.).

Here is a list of presidential candidates visiting South Carolina this week:

Friday, March 22 

  • 8:10 a.m. - Beto O’Rourke, Rock Hill Meet and Greet - Amelie’s Café, 157 E Main St, Rock Hill, SC 
  • 11:15 a.m. - Beto O’Rourke Columbia Meet and Greet - Russell House Patio, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 
  • 2:25 p.m. - Beto O’Rourke, Orangeburg Meet and Greet - Student Center Plaza, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC 
  • 5:30 p.m. - Beto O’Rourke, Charleston Meet and Greet - Tradesman Brewing Company, 1647 King St Ext, Charleston, SC 

 Saturday, March 23

  • 8:30 a.m. - Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Greenville County Democrats Breakfast - Upstate Circle of Friends Community Center, 29 Ridgeway Drive, Greenville, SC 
  • 9:25 a.m. - Beto O’Rourke, Town Hall with Senator Marlon Kimpson - Burke High School, 244 President St, Charleston, SC 
  • 9:45 a.m. - Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Greenville canvass with State Senate candidate Tina Belge - 29 Ridgeway Drive, Greenville, SC
  • 11:00 a.m. - Sen. Cory Booker, Conversation with Cory - Freedom Temple Ministries Gym, 215 E. Main Street, Rock Hill
  • 2:30 p.m. - Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Meet and Greet with introductory remarks by Columbia Mayor Stephen K. Benjamin - The Venue on Main, 1624 Main St, Columbia, SC 
  • 3:30 p.m. - Sen. Cory Booker, Community Forum on Economic Inequality - Cecil Tillis Center, 2111 Simpkins Lane, Columbia, SC
  • 5:15 p.m. - Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Rock Hill Meet and Greet - Multipurpose room at Clinton College Library, 1029 Crawford Road, Rock Hill, SC 

 You can watch the full remarks from candidates who visit South Carolina during the campaign on the SCETV YouTube page.

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Gavin Jackson graduated with a visual journalism degree from Kent State University in 2008 and has been in the news industry ever since. He has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana and most recently in South Carolina at the Florence Morning News and Charleston Post and Courier.