Hillary gets personal while Bernie declares revolution

Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are showing off their contrasting campaign styles.

As the Democratic presidential candidates hurtle toward the South Carolina primary Saturday and looming March contests, their different pitches are on full display. Clinton touts her regional expertise and personal ties on the ground, while Sanders focuses on his broader message of tackling income inequality and political oligarchy.

Democratic voters must settle which approach works better.

The stylistic choices by the former secretary of state and Vermont senator highlight key tensions in the race. She shows strength in endorsements, party support and tangible policy achievements, much of which Sanders lacks. But he has the ability to connect with voters through a big inspirational message, something Clinton has struggled to do.

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