Hillary Clinton to be in Columbia Wednesday in first presidential campaign visit to state

FILE - In this April 29, 2015 file photo Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton is seen in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Hillary Clinton will make her first presidential campaign visit to South Carolina on Wednesday.

The former Secretary of State will deliver the keynote address to the South Carolina House Democratic Women’s Caucus and the South Carolina Democratic Women’s Council at their Third Annual Day in Blue in Columbia.

Clinton will hold a discussion with minority women and small business owners and make brief remarks to the State House and State Senate Democratic caucuses, according to a media release from her campaign.

There is not a planned stop in Charleston.

Day in Blue activities will begin at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday in the Lobby of the State Capital Building. Clinton will address participants at 1:45 p.m. at the Columbia Marriott, located at 1200 Hampton St. in Columbia. Registration for the event is closed.

Clinton launched her second presidential bid on April 12 in a video featuring Americans discussing what they plan to do in 2015.

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