U.S. House-speaker-in-waiting John Boehner, R-Ohio, is to dip into at least two Georgia congressional races this week, in an attempt to flip two Democratic House seats into the Republican column.
On Tuesday, the House minority leader holds a fund-raiser in Perry for state Rep. Austin Scott, R-Tifton, who is challenging U.S. Rep. Jim Marshall, D-Macon.
We have fewer details about a Wednesday appearance that Boehner is to make for state Rep. Mike Keown, R-Coolidge, who is mounting a surprisingly strong contest against U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Albany.
And we have no word yet on whether Boehner will make an appearance on behalf of Ray McKinney, the Republican running against U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Savannah.
In the 8th District congressional race, Marshall gave an account of himself – and his new opposition to U.S House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — on Fox News Sunday:
Marshall said he would like to see someone like U.S. Rep. Ike