WASHINGTON – In a tight race in South Carolina, John Kerry (search) is hoping a nudge from two of the state's influential politicians will persuade voters to choose him over native son John Edwards (search) in Tuesday's first-in-the-South presidential primary.
"That fella. He can go all the way," Hollings says in the 30-second ad. It also quotes Clyburn as saying that Kerry will "bring our country together."
Kerry is fighting for the lead in South Carolina with Edwards.