Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio will bring his presidential campaign to New Orleans on Wednesday with a reception and luncheon at the Fowler Rodriguez law firm.
Listed as the event’s hosts: New Orleans businessman and Republican political activist Rob Couhig, West Feliciana Parish President Kevin Couhig, Koch Industrieslobbyist Philip Ellender and Cuban-American attorneyGeorge Fowler and his wife, Christina, of New Orleans.
The Rubio event invitation lists long-time Jindal fundraiser Allee Bautsch and her consulting firm, The Bautsch Group, as the point of contact.
Rubio is just the latest presidential candidate to look to Louisiana for support. Louisiana voters will head the polls March 5 to vote in the presidential primary contests.
Shortly after Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced he was ending his own campaign for the GOP nomination, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush named a Louisiana campaign team.
And last month, Dr. Ben Carson held a fundraiser at the New Orleans home of Republican political operative Mary Matalin.