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Conservatives Race To Tweet Photos Of Themselves With Duck Dynasty Star

01/28/2014 07:04 pm 19:04:09 | Updated Jan 28, 2014

Republican lawmakers hoping to brandish their conservative credentials were lining up Tuesday night to tweet photos of themselves with Willie Robertson, the star of the A&E reality show "Duck Dynasty."

Robertson's father Phil was temporarily suspended from the show for making anti-gay remarks in a GQ article, but then allowed back after Republicans rallied behind him. Willie Robertson is attending the State of the Union address as the guest of Rep. Vance McAllister (R-La.).

Korie Robertson, Willie's wife, also is attending, compliments of Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). Several conservatives posted pictures of themselves with Willie Robertson and said how honored they were to meet him.

CORRECTION: This post has been updated to reflect it was Robertson's father Phil who was suspended from the show.

This post has also been updated with more photos.

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