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Willie Robertson of the reality television show "Duck Dynasty" speak at the Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. U.S. Associates meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas June 5, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking Willie Robertson of the reality television show "Duck Dynasty" speak at the Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. U.S. Associates meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas June 5, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking  

Duck Dynasty star to attend State of the Union

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      Alex Pappas

      Alex Pappas is a Washington D.C.-based political reporter for The Daily Caller. He has also written for The Washington Examiner and the Mobile Press-Register. Pappas is a graduate of The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., where he was editor-in-chief of The Sewanee Purple. While in college, he did internships at NBC's Meet the Press and the White House. He grew up in Mobile, Ala., where he graduated from St. Paul's Episcopal School. He and his wife live on Capitol Hill.

The State of the Union is getting some Duck Dynasty.

A Republican congressman announced Tuesday that he is bringing Willie Robertson — one of the stars of the show — as his guest to the Capitol for Obama’s annual speech to Congress.

Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister broke the news on Twitter on Tuesday about Robertson, the president of Duck and Buck Commander.

“I’m happy to announce that my friend, constituent & small business owner @williebosshog will be attending tonight’s #SOTU as my guest,” he said.

Willie Roberston is the son of Phil Robertson, who made headlines over the holidays for expressing why he believes homosexuality is a sin. A&E briefly suspended Phil Robertson from the show afterwards, but ended the suspension after an outcry from viewers.

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