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Ryan to campaign for Curbelo at Miami-area elementary school


Ahead of his big fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, House Speaker Paul Ryan will campaign Wednesday with the endangered Miami Republican at Caribbean Elementary School, west of Cutler Bay.

The event will focus on Curbelo's work in Congress giving students learning English more time to achieve proficiency in reading and math before having their scores count on key tests. It's being advertised by Curbelo's congressional office, as opposed to his reelection camp.

Reporters have been warned that Ryan and Curbelo won't take questions. The speaker's visit coincides with the night of the final debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Ryan has essentially conceded the presidential race to Clinton and focused on trying to preserve Republicans' House majority.

Later Wednesday, Ryan will raise money for Curbelo, who's facing a challenge from former U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia, a Democrat. Florida's 26th congressional district is one of the country's most competitive.