Clinton, Sanders to speak at Ohio dinner just before primary

The Ohio Democratic Party Legacy Dinner is scheduled March 13 at a convention center in Columbus. Tickets for the event range from $50 for a bleacher seat to $5,000 for a preferred table with passes to a VIP reception.

Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, talks to Bernie Sanders after a Democratic presidential primary debate, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa.
Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, talks to Bernie Sanders after a Democratic presidential primary debate, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are slated to speak at an Ohio Democratic Party dinner two days before the state’s March 15 primary.

The former secretary of state and the Vermont senator will be seeking support in the home turf of another presidential candidate, Republican Gov. John Kasich.

Chairman David Pepper says the Ohio Democratic Party is thrilled to have both Clinton and Sanders speaking in person shortly before Ohioans cast their primary ballots.

The Ohio Democratic Party Legacy Dinner is scheduled March 13 at a convention center in Columbus. Tickets for the event range from $50 for a bleacher seat to $5,000 for a preferred table with passes to a VIP reception.

Hillary Clinton won the 2008 Ohio primary over Barack Obama.

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