A frequent global traveler, House Banking Committee Chairman Jim Leach chose to spend his August recess stateside. The Iowa Republican campaigned in his home state with Texas Gov. George W. Bush, the frontrunner for the GOP presidential nomination, and held town hall meetings in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City.

In between TV news interviews on the Russian money laundering scandal involving Bank of New York, Rep. Leach has been busy moving from his home near Dupont Circle in the District of Columbia to the Maryland suburbs.

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