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Missouri Sen. Hawley forms leadership PAC

Missouri Sen. Hawley forms leadership PAC

February 1st, 2019 by Associated Press in Missouri News

Vice President Mike Pence administers the Senate oath of office to Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., accompanied to his wife Erin Morrow, third from right, and other members of his family during a mock swearing in ceremony in the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, as the 116th Congress begins. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley has formed a political action committee to help other candidates get elected.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday reported that the Republican created a leadership PAC called Fighting for Missouri.

Leadership PACs are common. Both Republican U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt and Missouri's former Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill formed leadership PACs.

Hawley unseated McCaskill in November.