ST. LOUIS — U.S. Sen. Barack Obama kicked off what is essentially the first week of the general election campaign by visiting Missouri on Monday, trying to shore up support in a bellwether state where his razor-thin victory during the Democratic primary campaign might signal a tough fight against Republican U.S. Sen. John McCain.
Obama visits Missouri battleground
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.