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this is so exciting hillary clinton head south wednesday searching for votes far outside her home base of support i merely sullivan in washington where political strategists are taking a close look at clinton's first plunge into the south since launching her twenty sixteen campaign it may seem like an odd move this early but there is a strategic imperative to build a presence for a campaign it's already looking forward to the general election , hillary , focused on lifting up the middle class i want to get up every single day going to work for you standing up for you later in the week it's all important florida next week two days in texas fineness you two thousand eight when she was battling barack obama for the nomination , hillary did not focus too much on the south to very different situation for clinton this time she is going all out to show she is not taking the nomination for granted and to rekindle ties to a region where a good chunk of the democratic voters are black , i have to show that i care about people potentially worrisome for clinton the twenty sixteen republican field is skewing decidedly southern this year their sheer numbers could inspire stronger g. o. p. turn , clinton or any democrat for that matter isn't likely to win south carolina in the , rolex , but it's important for her to have a strong showing in the primary as it's only the third state to vote after iowa and new hampshire , all this helps to explain why clinton southern strategy may boil down to go early and go often