Clinton hits the road after campaign announcement

Hillary Rodham Clinton
FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, file photo, Hillary Rodham Clinton is seen in New York. Hillary Rodham Clinton has so far kept a low profile this year, something that’s starting to change as she heads toward her expected 2016 campaign for president. Clinton was to speak Tuesday at a Silicon Valley women's conference, her first U.S. speech of the year. It opens a stretch of public appearances in the next month ahead of an all-but-certain launch of her bid for the Democratic nomination. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Hillary Clinton’s campaign announcement over the weekend mentioned she’d be “hitting the road” — apparently she meant immediately.

Keeping with the social media theme, Clinton posted a tweet showing her with a family somewhere on her road trip from New York to Iowa.


She’s expected to make more stops along the way, including passing through typical battle ground states like Pennsylvania and Ohio. It’s unclear if Clinton will make a stop in Indiana, but if she does, it would be an extremely rare early appearance for presidential candidates.

Indiana’s primary is early May 2016. Often, by the time Hoosiers hit the polls, candidates for both parties are already decided. Unless, you get an unexpected race like the Obama and Clinton match-up eight years ago.

Any national campaign will have boots on the ground in Indiana. To get on the ballot, Clinton, Rubio and any other candidate will need 500 signatures from each of the nine Indiana congressional districts, due by January 2016. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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