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February 29, 2008
Chelsea Clinton to visit R.I. today
A third Clinton is coming to Rhode Island.
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's daughter, Chelsea Clinton, is scheduled to speak at Roger Williams University this afternoon to talk about her mother's candidacy for president.
The younger Clinton will be meeting with students and faculty at a the school's Bristol campus, according to Jennifer Sullivan, spokeswoman for the university, who announced the visit this morning.
At about 3:15 this afternoon, Clinton will expected to speak for about 10 minutes and then answer questions.
Chelsea's father, former President Bill Clinton, spoke at Bryant University in Smithfield yesterday, and the Sen. Clinton was in town Sunday at Rhode Island College.
Clinton's rival for the Democratic nomination, Sen. Barack Obama, is scheduled to campaign at Rhode Island College tomorrow.
Today, U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts will be at University of Rhode Island's Feinstein Providence Campus to lead a "get out the vote" rally for Obama's campaign.
Before the rally, Kennedy will be joined by his son, U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-Rhode Island, for an 11:15 a.m. visit to the Woonsocket Senior Center, 84 Social St.
Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. for the rally at the 80 Washington St. campus in the Paff Auditorium, the Obama campaign announced today. Both Kennedys and state Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch will attend.
Obama's wife, Michelle Obama, visited the Community College of Rhode Island last week.
-- projo.com staff writer Brandie M. Jefferson
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