Boehner to visit 18 districts

House Minority Leader John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerWary GOP eyes Meadows shift from brick-thrower to dealmaker Bottom line Cheney battle raises questions about House GOP's future MORE (R-Ohio) is using August recess for a whirlwind tour of the Northeast and the Midwest to campaign with GOP candidates in 18 districts.

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BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerWary GOP eyes Meadows shift from brick-thrower to dealmaker Bottom line Cheney battle raises questions about House GOP's future MORE is scheduled to be in Connecticut on Wednesday to stump for state Sen. David Cappiello (R), who is taking on freshman Rep. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphyDemocrats try to force Trump to boost medical supplies production Overnight Defense: Air Force general officially becomes first African American service chief | Senators introduce bill to block Trump armed drone sale measure | State Department's special envoy for Iran is departing the Trump administration Senators introduce bill to block Trump armed drone sale measure MORE (D). He has already campaigned for Rep. Christopher Shays (R-Conn.) and five candidates in Pennsylvania.

The tentative schedule includes four stops in Michigan, one in New Hampshire, three in New York, one in Pennsylvania, and more in his home state of Ohio.

The beneficiaries include GOP Reps. Tim Walberg (Mich.), Joe Knollenberg (Mich.), Randy Kuhl (N.Y.) and Phil English (Pa.). Boehner is also helping top candidates Sandy Treadwell and Chris Lee in New York and Kirk Schuring in Ohio, as well as former Rep. Jeb Bradley in New Hampshire.

Bradley faces a primary in September against former state Health Commissioner John Stephen. Boehner has previously contributed to Bradley’s campaign.