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Clinton-Kaine Campaign Heads To Ohio

The Ohio Democratic Party Chairman says Democrats are mostly united around Clinton and determined to stop Trump.
M.L. Schultze
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WKSU

Hillary Clinton and her running mate Tim Kaine will head out of Philadelphia Friday and toward the key swing-state of Ohio officially beginning of the general election campaign.

After a rally in Philadelphia, Clinton is heading to Harrisburg, Pittsburgh and then onto Youngstown and Columbus over the weekend.
 

As the DNC was wrapping up, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper said that the stop in Youngstown is key.

“This is a very important Democratic stronghold and obviously trade’s a big issue there, and Trump is talking this game about trade as if he’s been someone who created jobs in our country. And we know when he had to manufacture shirts and ties, he did it in China, he did it in Bangladesh.”

The blue-collar Youngstown area voted heavily for President Obama in 2008 and 2012, but backed Trump in this year’s Republican primary over Gov. John Kasich. Franklin County also leaned heavily for Obama.