Hillary Clinton visits SoCal for campaign fundraisers

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Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is in Southern California looking to give her campaign a financial boost. (KABC)

Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is in Southern California, looking to give her campaign a financial boost.

Hillary Clinton's first stop was an enormous Studio City home, where a ticket to hear her speak is $1,000 per person.

Protesters from the organization Code Pink were outside the fundraising event, saying they were frustrated by the role money plays in politics. They pointed to the fact that Bernie Sanders' donors averaged giving $27 while Clinton's donors averaged giving $2,700.

On Saturday, Clinton won the Nevada caucuses by six points.

Clinton and Bernie Sanders were tied in pledged delegates, which are the delegates directly tied to actual voting.

Democrats also included so-called "super delegates," party officials who can vote for whoever they want.

With super delegates added in, Clinton was ahead 502 to 70.

"We've got a lot of work in front of us," Sanders told his supporters. "Do not allow people to say to you, 'think small.'"

The latest poll showed Clinton with a double-digit lead over Sanders in South Carolina, which votes on Saturday.

Matt Dowd, an ABC News Political Analyst, said that if Sanders does not keep the race within 20 points, things may get tough for him on Super Tuesday.

On the stump, Bill Clinton was already looking towards a possible general election matchup.

"I know one of their candidates in the other party says we're going to make America great again. Let me tell you tell something, America never stopped being great again," he said.

Meanwhile, polls show Donald Trump is ahead in the Nevada caucuses for Tuesday.

In addition, Marco Rubio was starting to pick up donors that once backed Jeb Bush.

"We're going to continue to move forward. We look forward to continuing to add delegates to our count," he said. "As we get into the winner-take-all states, we're going to be in a very strong position."

On Super Tuesday, 11 states will vote on the GOP side, where 600 delegates are up for grabs. On the Democratic side, there are 1,000 delegates.
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