California or bust? Clinton hopes to strike gold in pivotal vote

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton makes a campaign stop in Fresno, CaliforniaBy James Oliphant and Dan Whitcomb WASHINGTON/LONG BEACH, California (Reuters) – If Hillary Clinton ends up losing California to Bernie Sanders, it will be because of voters like Nallely Perez. Perez personifies what a Clinton supporter was supposed to look like: a 24-year-old Latina who grew up idolizing the former first lady as a groundbreaking woman in politics. “Everything that I would stand for, he has said it,” said Perez, a student at California State University, Long Beach, who said she likes Sanders’ promises of tuition-free college and universal healthcare.

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