Boehner to hold Montana fundraiser for Daines

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Daines has been seriously considering a Senate bid and has also been helped with fundraising by Sen. Rob PortmanRob PortmanOvernight Healthcare: Watchdog says ObamaCare program made illegal payments Portman ad features father of fallen Iraq soldier Election-year politics: Senate Dems shun GOP vulnerables MORE (R-Ohio), who held a Washington, D.C., fundraiser for him, as well as Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnell9/11 bill is a global blunder that will weaken US efforts abroad States urged to bolster election security How the White House got rolled on the Saudi-9/11 bill MORE (R-Ky.), who has donated to his campaign.

The fundraiser will take place on Tuesday in Bigfork, Mont., BoehnerJohn Boehner3 ways the next president can succeed on immigration reform Republican Study Committee elders back Harris for chairman Dems to GOP: Help us fix ObamaCare MORE-heading-to-bigfork-for-daines-fundraiser/" href="http://www.kpax.com/news/boehner-heading-to-bigfork-for-daines-fundraiser/" target="_blank">according to KPAX.

Boehner's fundraiser is a sign that House Republicans aren't ready to let Daines run for higher office — and may have some concerns that if he does run, an open seat contest could be competitive in the Republican-leaning state.