ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to visit three states this weekend, including Iowa, as he hosts fundraisers for Democratic candidates.

O’Malley, who is considering running for president in 2016, is scheduled to be in Illinois on Saturday for a public event with Sen. Dick Durbin. He also has an event scheduled with Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn in Chicago.

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O’Malley will host a private fundraiser for Jack Hatch in Iowa City, Iowa, on Sunday. Hatch is running for governor of Iowa. It will be O’Malley’s third trip to Iowa since June, when he spoke at the state Democratic Party convention.

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He’s also scheduled to attend an event for Mary Burke in Madison, Wisconsin, and host a fundraiser for her in Milwaukee. Burke is running for governor against Gov. Scott Walker.

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