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South Carolina prepares for the primaries

Senator Bernie Sanders speaking at a campaign rally in Columbia, South Carolina, ahead of primary on Feb. 28. He emphasized that reversing economic inequality is one of his proposed policies.

Senator Bernie Sanders speaking at a campaign rally in Columbia, South Carolina, ahead of primary on Feb. 28. He emphasized that reversing economic inequality is one of his proposed policies.

Southern hip-hop duo, Blackillac, comprised of emcees Zeale and Phranchyze, singing at Bernie Sanders’ rally at Finlay Park in Columbia, South Carolina, on Feb. 28. The duo hails from Austin, Texas.

Southern hip-hop duo, Blackillac, comprised of emcees Zeale and Phranchyze, singing at Bernie Sanders’ rally at Finlay Park in Columbia, South Carolina, on Feb. 28. The duo hails from Austin, Texas.

Bernie Sanders supporters were eager to see him at his rally at Finlay Park in Columbia, South Carolina, on Feb. 28. Many supporters expressed their support by dancing, shouting and applauding Sanders’ speech.

Bernie Sanders supporters were eager to see him at his rally at Finlay Park in Columbia, South Carolina, on Feb. 28. Many supporters expressed their support by dancing, shouting and applauding Sanders’ speech.

Vermont sen. and Democratic nominee candidate Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters at Friday’s Bernie 2020 South Carolina rally in Finlay Park.

Vermont sen. and Democratic nominee candidate Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters at Friday’s Bernie 2020 South Carolina rally in Finlay Park.

Bernie Sanders supporter Clay Haill holds up a sign in support at Friday’s Bernie 2020 South Carolina rally at Finlay Park.

Bernie Sanders supporter Clay Haill holds up a sign in support at Friday’s Bernie 2020 South Carolina rally at Finlay Park.

Democratic candidate Pete Buttegieg speaks to the attendees at the Get Out the Vote town hall style forum at a Seven Oaks Park the day before the primaries. Buttigieg answered many questions asked by the forums attendees. 

Democratic candidate Pete Buttegieg speaks to the attendees at the Get Out the Vote town hall style forum at a Seven Oaks Park the day before the primaries. Buttigieg answered many questions asked by the forums attendees. 

Volunteers and attendees watch Pete Buttigieg speak the Get Out the Vote town hall in Seven Oaks Park on Feb. 29, 2020.

Volunteers and attendees watch Pete Buttigieg speak the Get Out the Vote town hall in Seven Oaks Park on Feb. 29, 2020.

Democratic candidate Pete Buttegieg speaks to the attendees at the Get Out the Vote town hall style forum at a Seven Oaks Park the day before the primaries. Buttigieg answered many questions asked by the forums attendees. 

Democratic candidate Pete Buttegieg speaks to the attendees at the Get Out the Vote town hall style forum at a Seven Oaks Park the day before the primaries. Buttigieg answered many questions asked by the forums attendees. 

Volunteers and attendees hold up Pete Buttigieg propaganda before and during the forum. Multiple volunteers began and led chants before the forum started.

Volunteers and attendees hold up Pete Buttigieg propaganda before and during the forum. Multiple volunteers began and led chants before the forum started.

Democratic candidate Pete Buttegieg speaks to the attendees at the Get Out the Vote town hall style forum at a Seven Oaks Park the day before the primaries. Buttigieg answered many questions asked by the forums attendees. 

Democratic candidate Pete Buttegieg speaks to the attendees at the Get Out the Vote town hall style forum at a Seven Oaks Park the day before the primaries. Buttigieg answered many questions asked by the forums attendees. 

Volunteers and attendees watch Pete Buttigieg speak the Get Out the Vote town hall in Seven Oaks Park on Feb. 29, 2020.

Volunteers and attendees watch Pete Buttigieg speak the Get Out the Vote town hall in Seven Oaks Park on Feb. 29, 2020.