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Friday, February 19, 2016

Candidates Pull Out All The Stops For S.C. Primary

A memorial to the Civil War sits on a town green along Route 176 in rural South Carolina on February 14, 2016 in Laurens, South Carolina. South Carolinians, who will vote in the Republican presidential primary this coming Saturday, are being inundated with signs, candidate appearances and newspaper and television advertising. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

A memorial to the Civil War sits on a town green along Route 176 in rural South Carolina on February 14, 2016 in Laurens, South Carolina. South Carolinians, who will vote in the Republican presidential primary this coming Saturday, are being inundated with signs, candidate appearances and newspaper and television advertising. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

A┬áday before South Carolina’s Republican primary and eight days before the Democratic one, Hillary Clinton is hoping to receive a long-sought endorsement from Congressman┬áJim Clyburn and Donald Trump is going tit-for-tat with the pope. But is any of this resonating with voters?

Jamie Self of The State newspaper in Columbia joins Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson at South Carolina Public Radio for a look at the candidates’ ground games and more.

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