Sweet: Picture gallery. South Carolina Primary. Clinton, Obama, Edwards at rally celebrating life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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COLUMBIA, S.C.–The South Carolina Democratic primary is Saturday. John Edwards, Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke at a NAACP rally at the steps of the South Carolina statehouse on a frigid Monday, hours before a debate in Myrtle Beach. (photos by Lynn Sweet)

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Obama and Edwards at the rally on the steps of the statehouse.

Clinton at the rally on the steps of the statehouse

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Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett (center, with purse) at the rally. (photos by Lynn Sweet)

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The crowd at the NAACP rally was Obama friendly.

Obama and Jarrett at march from Zion Baptist Church to statehouse rally.

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Obama at march from Zion Baptist Church to statehouse rally.

When Edwards came to the podium, he introduced himself as a South Carolina native.

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The Confederate flag is still flown from the South Carolina statehouse grounds.

Demonstrators across the street from the NAACP rally

(photos by Lynn Sweet)

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