Ryan to stump for ex-aide in NY

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) will campaign with New York Republican congressional hopeful Elise Stefanik next month.

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Stefanik’s campaign said the former vice presidential nominee is heading to New York’s 21st District that covers most of upstate New York on June 2 to headline a fundraiser for the candidate.

The event will be held at a Best Western in Watertown, N.Y., and tickets are $50.

Stefanik worked as Ryan’s director of debate preparation while he was running for vice president, and he’s endorsed her for the seat.

The former George W. Bush aide is battling four-time congressional candidate Matt Doheny for the GOP nod and the chance to take on Democrat Aaron Woolf for retiring Rep. Bill Owens’ (D) seat this fall.