Hawley travels the state kicking off his U.S. Senate campaign

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley kicks off his campaign for United States Senate across the state, including in Springfield.

His campaign has scheduled a rally at a Springfield manufacturer at 1 p.m..
Hawley is seeking the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic incumbent Senator Claire McCaskill. He has been the front-runner in name recognition, fund-raising and endorsements.

President Trump is expected to appear at a Hawley fundraiser while in St. Louis Wednesday.