(Cincinnati(AP))- Bush will headline a June 16 Republican National Committee fundraising event in Cincinnati with GOP chairman Reince Priebus.

That will follow a sold-out appearance May 16 by Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky at the Hamilton County Republican Party's Lincoln-Reagan Day Dinner.  

Paul, who's considering a run for the nomination, said he will return to Cincinnati in July for the National Urban League Conference.

Cincinnati Public Radio station WVXU reports that the Bush invitations say tickets start at $1000 each to attend a reception.  They range up to $64,800 for couples to serve as event chairs along with dinner, photo opportunities and a round-table discussion.

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