CLEMSON, SOUTH CAROLINA— LAWFUEL – Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul rallied today with over 700 students at Clemson University. The rally took place from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Strom Thurmond Institute Building on the university’s campus, and was hosted by the Clemson chapter of Students for Ron Paul.
Congressman Paul will hold another South Carolina campaign rally tonight in the capital, Columbia. Hundreds of Columbia-area supporters are expected to turn out to meet the rising GOP presidential contender at 7:00 pm in West Columbia, at 121 Alexander Street.
“Dr. Paul opened his Greenville campaign office yesterday to great support and fanfare,” said Paul campaign spokesman Jesse Benton. “With the success of the Clemson rally this afternoon, we know we’re heating up the competition in South Carolina.”
Congressman Paul’s three-day South Carolina campaign tour began on Thursday with stops in Greenville and Spartanburg leading into today’s events in Clemson and Columbia. The tour will conclude Saturday in Columbia.
South Carolina’s Republican presidential primaries are scheduled for January 19, 2008.