Romney, Ryan to fundraise for Virginia Republican

Both members of the Republican Party's 2012 White House ticket will headline separate fundraisers in September for Virginia House candidate Barbara Comstock (R), who was a staffer on their campaign.

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), the vice presidential candidate, will host a reunion event for staffers on Sept. 9, while Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will headline a Sept. 30 fundraiser for Comstock, who's running for retiring Rep. Frank Wolf's (R-Va.) seat.

The Romney event will be hosted at the home of GOP super-donors Bill and Bobbie Kilberg, Comstock's campaign tells The Hill.

Comstock, a well-connected former staffer for both Wolf and Romney, has leveraged her D.C. ties for huge fundraising hauls. She's raised more than $1.3 million since she got in the race in early 2014, though her opponent, Democrat John Foust (D), has kept pace, partly because of his ability to self-fund.

The Northern Virginia seat is a top target of both parties this fall.

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