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Bill Clinton, Bernie Sanders headed to Georgia

So we know that former President Bill Clinton will be in metro Atlanta on Saturday for an “early voting” event leading up to the March 1 presidential primary.

We know few other details. But given Hillary Clinton’s deficit among young Democratic voters, we suspect that a college campus is likely to be involved.

We also know her rival will be doing the same next week:


The candidate will be there, and an effort will be made to bus in students from all over the state. Note the HBCU logo. A “historically black colleges and universities” tour means that the Vermont senator is making a concerted effort to shore up his own weakness among African-American voters.

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Jim Galloway is a three-decade veteran of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution who writes the Political Insider blog and column.