Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerRestoring fiscal sanity requires bipartisan courage GOP congressman slams primary rival for Ryan donations Speculation swirls about Kevin McCarthy’s future MORE (R-Ohio) is in President Obama's hometown on Monday for a high-priced fundraiser for House Republicans.

ADVERTISEMENT
Illinois Republican Reps. Rodney Davis, Randy Hultgren, Adam Kinzinger, John Shimkus, Aaron Schock, and Peter Roskam are hosting BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerRestoring fiscal sanity requires bipartisan courage GOP congressman slams primary rival for Ryan donations Speculation swirls about Kevin McCarthy’s future MORE, according to the Chicago Sun-Times

The funds raised at the event go to Friends of John Boehner —the speaker's political action committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee, the Ohio Republican Party State Central & Executive Committee, and The Freedom Project, a political action committee of which Boehner serves as chairman.

The requested donations range from $5,000 to $50,000.

Boehner is not the only high-profile Republican to fundraise in Chicago. Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioColbert: Students taking action on gun violence 'give me hope' Lawmakers feel pressure on guns Florida lawmaker's aide fired after claiming shooting survivors were 'actors' MORE (R-Fla.), often mentioned as a possible presidential candidate in 2016, has also fundraised in the Windy City.