McConnell, Cornyn, McCain to raise money for Crist

The biggest Republican names in the Senate will raise money for Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (R) in Washington.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellIn House GOP, Ryan endorsement of Trump seen as inevitable McConnell: Trump White House will have ‘constraints’ Nearly 400 House bills stuck in Senate limbo MORE (R-Ky.), National Republican Senatorial Commmittee (NRSC) Chairman John CornynJohn CornynClinton email headache is about to get worse Overnight Tech: House GOP launches probe into phone, internet subsidies Senators hope for deal soon on mental health bill MORE (R-Texas) and 2008 GOP presidential nominee John McCainJohn McCainTrump: Illegal immigrants treated better than veterans Trump should apologize to heroic POWs McCain urges sports leagues to return 'paid patriotism' money MORE (R-Ariz.) headline an event for Crist being held June 22 at the NRSC, according to an invitation obtained by The Hill.

Republican Conference Chairman Lamar AlexanderLamar AlexanderSenate backs equal pay for female soccer players Overnight Healthcare: Momentum on mental health? | Zika bills head to conference | Only 10 ObamaCare co-ops left Overnight Regulation: GOP slams new Obama education rules MORE (R-Tenn.) will also be there, along with GOP power players Charlie Black, Ben Ginsberg, former Veterans Affairs Secretary Anthony Principi and Recording Industry Association of America CEO Mitch Bainwol.

Crist faces a primary with former state House Speaker Marco RubioMarco RubioRubio apologized to Trump for 'small hands' crack Sunday shows preview: Bernie soldiers on Fla. Senate candidate bashes Rubio MORE, but the governor has the NRSC's endorsement and the full-throated backing of the GOP establishment. He is a strong favorite.

The price to attend the fundraiser is $1,000 per person and $2,000 per political action committee. Hosts must round up $10,000, and they get to attend a private dinner with Crist.

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