House Speaker Paul Ryan Attends Campaign Luncheon For Congressman Randy Hultgren

CHICAGO (CBS) — House Speaker Paul Ryan was in Chicago to raise money for Congressman Randy Hultgren, who’s facing a well-financed challenge from a political newcomer.

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports Paul Ryan was the big draw at a fundraising luncheon in the West Loop to support Randy Hultgren’s campaign. The plates cost up to $1,000 each, up to $5,000 for the VIP special. Hultgren’s opponent is raising big bucks, as well.

House Speaker Paul Ryan denied that his Chicago visit amounts to a distress signal from the Hultgren campaign.

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