Reporter catches Boehner's eye with stuffed animal

altSPOTTED: NBC News correspondent Luke Russert getting a little creative in an attempt to try to get House Speaker John Boehner’s attention at the Ohio Republican’s weekly press conference Thursday.

The journo waved a stuffed animal Ohio State Buckeyes mascot in front of Boehner. 

The tactic seems to have paid off — Russert was called on near the end of the event.