First Lady Laura Bush hits Chicago on Monday as the name draw at a fundraiser for GOP 6th District candidate Peter Roskam.
It's the first of a string of GOP fundraisers for the first lady in the coming days.
Former President Bill Clinton lands in Chicago Oct. 23 for an event to benefit Rep. Melissa Bean (D-Ill.) and Dem contender Tammy Duckworth, who is running against Roskam.
Duckworth--who has been raising more money than almost any other House candidate in the country--in the next few weeks starts getting the help from celebs who want to be the draw for her events. Make that songwriters singers Burt Bacharach and Carole King plus former veep now movie star Al Gore.
Laura Bush stumps for Roskam Monday afternoon then heads to St. Louis for a RNC reception in a private homes. On Wednesday, she helps a House GOP candidate in Lexington, Ky., then to Ohio to a funder for Sen. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio), and a stop for a House candidate.
She winds up the run in West Virginia on Wednesday.