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    Presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make an appearance Wednesday morning at Stanford University to deliver a speech on counterterrorism in the wake of deadly bombings in Belgium. Bob Redell reports. (Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016)

    Presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make an appearance Wednesday morning at Stanford University to deliver a speech on counterterrorism in the wake of deadly bombings in Belgium.

    Clinton is scheduled to give her speech at 11:15 a.m. at the Bechtel Conference Center at Encina Hall, located at 616 Serra Mall, according to her campaign.

    In her address, Clinton will urge listeners to stand in solidarity with Europe in order to defeat the Islamic State group, according to her campaign. The speech comes after dozens of people were reported killed or injured earlier today in bombings at an airport and transit station in and near Brussels.

    "These terrorists seek to undermine the democratic values that are the foundation of our allegiance and our way of life, but they will never succeed," Clinton said in a statement. "Today's attacks will only strengthen our resolve to stand together as allies and defeat terrorism and radical jihadism around the world."

    But it's not just Clinton sounding off about Brussels. All the presidential candidates have weighed in following the deadly attacks from Bernie Sanders and Republican Gov. John Kasich who said they both want to destroy ISIS. Republican candidate Donald Trump repeated his controversial theme to Fox News, by saying, "I would close up our borders to people until we figure out what's going on."

    And Republican Ted Cruz said he wants police to start patrolling Muslim communities. "Where there is an expanding presence of radical Islamic terrorism, we need law enforcement resources directed there," he said.

    Clinton responded Tuesday that what Trump and Cruz are proposing is wrong and "dangerous."

    Sanders is also stumping. He began Wednesday in San Diego, where he'll hold a press conference to discuss his victories in the Idaho and Utah caucuses. He'll then travel to Los Angeles for an evening rally at The Wiltern theater.
     

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