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Clinton runs into problems getting on NYC subway

Posted: 10:12 AM, Apr 07, 2016
Updated: 2016-04-07 18:42:48Z

New Yorkers make it look so easy. In one motion, their Transit card goes from wallet to hand to scanner, never breaking stride as they make their way to their train.

It’s been awhile since presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has lived in the state of New York, so she was understandably out of rhythm on Thursday when she went for a ride on the subway in New York City.

After a few missteps (and some help from a fellow commuter), Clinton was finally able to make it through the turnstile. Hopefully, she didn’t get charged for more than one fare.

Clinton is currently campaigning ahead of the New York primary, which takes place April 19. According to FiveThirtyEight , Clinton currently leads Vermont senator Bernie Sanders by an average of 16 points in a number of national polls.

Alex Hider is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @alexhider.