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Hillary Clinton campaigns in New Haven

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Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a campaign stop in Hartford. (CNN pool photo) Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a campaign stop in Hartford. (CNN pool photo)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was back in Connecticut this weekend as she made a Saturday stop in New Haven.

Clinton held a campaign event with community members and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro at Orangeside on Temple on Saturday afternoon. Clinton discussed working families, including raising the minimum wage and the equal pay for women.

Clinton  said we "need up to date online [workers rights] call center program so people know their rights." She added that undocumented workers are taken advantage of and wage theft prosecution needs to be better enforced.

"I work 7 days a weak, and it's rough...$15 would increase quality of life," one speaker said. 

Clinton said "we're way behind" affordable housing. She added the federal government has cut back on maintenance and construction for years. Clinton also said we "need universal early childhood education." 

Saturday's visit is also Clinton's second visit to the state. She was in Hartford on Thursday where she held a town hall event discussing gun violence with community members and survivors of gun violence.

Clinton's event in New Haven was by invitation only, but she returns to Connecticut on Sunday to hold a rally in Bridgeport. That event will be held at the University of Bridgeport, Hubbell Gymnasium at 2:30 p.m. and will be free and open to the public. If you wish to get tickets to Sunday's event, you can do so here.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was in Connecticut on Saturday and made stops in Waterbury and New Haven. Trump's first event in Waterbury will be held at Crosby High School. Following his Waterbury event, Trump headed to Bridgeport for a 12:30 p.m. rally at the Klein Auditorium.   

In addition to Clinton's visit on Sunday, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will also make a stop in the Nutmeg state

Sanders will hold a rally on the New Haven Green at 7 pm. Sunday night. The event is free and open to the public as well, anyone wishing to attend should RSVP on the campaign website here.

The campaign stops are expected to continue Monday and Tuesday as voters in Connecticut make their final decisions ahead of Tuesday's Presidential Primary.

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