Hillary Clinton stumps In Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) - In Baton Rouge on Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton blasted Republican economic policies and vowed to continue with a national health care program.

Clinton kept the crowd waiting for 55 minutes, but few in the partisan group were disappointed as she called for a raising of the minimum wage and doubled down on national health care.

"I was so proud when Obama signed health care. I called him and said thank you for getting it passed to help everyone in America," Clinton said.

"It was exciting. She will make a great president and we're glad she came to Louisiana," said the Rev. Larry Cross of Baton Rouge.

Clinton sounded familiar themes, blasting Gov. Bobby Jindal for refusing to expand Medicaid and calling for equal pay for women.

"I've worked my whole life to even the odds, and I will continue fighting for the American people," Clinton said.

"Even though we're in a sea of red, Louisiana still has a Democratic presidential primary and there's still plenty of funds to be raised for a presidential campaign down here," said FOX 8 political analyst Mike Sherman.

After stumping in Louisiana, Clinton heads to Arkansas for more campaigning.

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