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Obama Campaign Launches TV Ads in Missouri

The first ads for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama begin airing in media markets across the state tomorrow. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.

As the presidential primary on February 5th gets closer, candidates are turning more attention to super Tuesday states.

US Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri has endorsed Democrat Barack Obama. She says the Obama campaign is very intent on reaching out to rural Missouri with TV ads starting this weekend.

McCaskill says Obama's campaign has field offices set up in every congressional district in Missouri.

Missourians will have a full slate of candidates from which to choose...There are on the ballot 12 Republicans, 9 Democrats and 6 Libertarian candidates.

You'll find a link to a list of the candidates on our election website: