Sunday, July 18, 2010

S.C. Senate candidate aims to 'get America back to work' - CNN.com

S.C. Senate candidate aims to 'get America back to work' - CNN.com

Manning, South Carolina (CNN) -- South Carolina Democratic Senatorial candidate Alvin Greene urged voters Sunday to "get South Carolina and America back to work" in his first major public speech since surprising the political world last month by capturing his party's nomination.

"My campaign is about ... moving South Carolina and America forward," the 32-year-old Greene told a friendly audience in his hometown of Manning during a brief, halting speech that at times jumped from one topic to the next.

The speech, given at a meeting of the local chapter of the NAACP, was voters' first glimpse of Greene's campaign vision as he mounts an unlikely challenge against Republican incumbent Sen. Jim DeMint.

(Video of speech on link)

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