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Hillary Clinton and Raimondo Team up on Friday

Providence – Hillary Rodham Clinton is scheduled for a visit to Rhode Island on Friday in support of Democrat Gina Raimondo’s bid for top spot as Governor of Rhode Island.

In a release on Friday, Raimondo’s camp announced that former First Lady and Secretary of State Clinton will join Raimondo to campaign at the Rhode Island College recreational center on Friday, October 24.

“I am thrilled that Hillary Clinton will be joining me in Rhode Island next week to talk about fixing our economy,” said Gina Raimondo. “She is a long-time champion for middle class families, and Rhode Island is in a jobs crisis. To rebuild our economy we need a good environment for business and a good environment for workers. We can’t have more of the same failed economic theories that helped get us into this mess, and I am excited to discuss how we are going to turn this economy around in a way that helps everybody.”

The release touted Raimondo’s focus on economy and job creation, stating,

“Rhode Island hasn’t elected a Democratic governor in over 20 years. Gina Raimondo offers a new approach to fixing our economy. Her plan will create thousands of new jobs in areas the state is poised to excel. She learned the value of good manufacturing jobs from her father, who worked at the Bulova Watch factory in Providence — and provided a good, middle-class life for his family. She looks forward to welcoming Hillary Clinton to Rhode Island next week.”

Tickets Available for Hillary’s visit

Raimondo’s campaign made ticket information available as follows:

Free tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis, due to space limitations. Tickets may be picked up this weekend at the Providence headquarters at 909 North Main Street Saturday or Sunday between noon and 6 p.m. or from Monday to Thursday at a Democratic Party Field Office.
See below for a complete list of Democratic Party Field Offices where you can get your tickets between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. from Monday through Thursday.
Providence HQ 909 N. Main St., Providence
Pawtucket 50 Ann Mary St., Pawtucket
Johnston 177 Putnam Pike, Johnston
Woonsocket 1 Social St., Woonsocket
Warwick 200 Metro Centre Blvd, Warwick
East Providence 100 Narragansett Parkway Dr., East Providence
Southside Providence 433 Elmwood Ave., Providence
Westerly 105 Franklin St., Westerly
Newport 84 Broadway, Newport
Bristol 576 Metacom Ave Suite 9 Bristol
South County 232 Sand Hill Cove Road B Narragansett
Volunteers who commit to at least three phone banking or door knocking shifts in the final 96 hours of the campaign (November 1 through Election Day, November 4) will receive a preferred ticket to the event as a thank you for their continued commitment to electing Gina governor and turning our state around.
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