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Monday, August 12, 2013

'Duck Dynasty' star Willie Robertson encouraged to run for Congress in Louisiana

A well-liked conservative reality TV star may be the next pop culture icon to jump into politics, a new report claims. William Robertson, one of the bearded Louisiana brothers featured on A&E's “Duck Dynasty,” is receiving intense interest from several more
New York Daily News ( 8/12/2013 10:02:07 PM -08:00 )

'Porter Ridge' Looks for the Magic of 'Duck Dynasty'
Up on Porter Ridge, they have junkyards and hairy guys and explosives and pet bears. But do they have the makings of another duck nation? Probably not. Arts Twitter Logo. Connect With Us on Twitter. Follow @nytimesarts for arts and entertainment news. more
New York Times ( 8/12/2013 7:58:29 PM -08:00 )

Republicans want 'Duck Dynasty' star to run for Congress?
Republicans want If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck ... it might be running for office in Louisiana. Order Reprints. Gareth Patterson | AP A new political dynasty? Vote for Willie! (AP photo/Gareth Patterson) more
Kansas City Star ( 8/12/2013 11:57:23 AM -08:00 )

'Duck Dynasty' star for Congress
Some key Republican operatives are eager to woo one of the hit show's stars — Willie Robertson — to run for the seat given up by retiring Republican Rep. Rodney Alexander. Alexander, expressing frustration with divided government, is going to work in more
Politico ( 8/12/2013 10:13:46 AM -08:00 )

The Robertsons find their calling
Forget the Kardashians - the hottest reality TV family these days is the Robertsons, the bearded brood at the heart of A&E's popular hunt 'n' holler series Duck Dynasty. The Robertsons, who run the duck-calling business Duck Commander, are down-toearth more
Vancouver Sun ( 8/12/2013 1:08:26 AM -08:00 )

'Duck Dynasty' family pens bestsellers
The Robertson family, of TV's "Duck Dynasty" fame, has America's bestseller lists in their sights. "Happy, Happy, Happy" by Phil Robertson, the family's patriarch, has spent 12 weeks on The New York Times' nonfiction bestseller list (peaking at No. 1), and more
Newsday ( 8/9/2013 11:56:37 AM -08:00 )

A craw deal
A craw dealThe Robertson family returns tomorrow night for Season 4 of their mega-hit A&E reality show “Duck Dynasty.” The last time we saw the wholesome, backwoods Louisiana bunch was in April, when their Season 3 finale broke records for A&E, pulling in nearly more
New York Post ( 8/12/2013 8:17:50 PM -08:00 )

'Duck Dynasty' Star Wooed for Political Office (Report)
Some Republicans are said to be encouraging Willie Robertson to throw his hat in the ring for a seat in Louisiana's House of Representatives. Willie Robertson, congressman? our editor recommends. 'Duck Dynasty' Duo to Make Acting Debut on ABC's Tim more
Hollywood Reporter ( 8/12/2013 6:07:32 PM -08:00 )

Could 'Duck Dynasty' star run for U.S. Representative?
A new political dynasty could be joining the Kennedy, Clinton, and Bush families: the Duck Dynasty! According a political blogger, some key Washington republicans are wooing Willie Robertson, one of the stars of the Duck Dynasty reality show. They want more
WGNO ( 8/12/2013 5:42:11 PM -08:00 )

'Duck Dynasty' star Willie Robertson to run for Louisiana congressional seat?
Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson is reportedly being encouraged to run for Congressman in Louisiana when Republican Rep. Rodney Alexander retires at the end of next month. Vital Republican operatives are urging Robertson, who acts as CEO of his more ( 8/12/2013 4:24:25 PM -08:00 )

Tickets still available for Duck Dynasty event
Fans of the A&E hit show “Duck Dynasty” can still purchase $25 tickets to see Si and Alan Robertson at the Auburn Arena Aug. 24. The two costars will join local celebrities for the inaugural event titled, “Characters of Character – Duck Dynasty,” which was more
Opelika Auburn News ( 8/12/2013 3:54:15 PM -08:00 )

Duck Dynasty's Willie Robertson Hearing Call of Congress, Says D.C. Mag
Duck DynastyLouisiana political fixers and A&E execs thought the Bayou State's love of reality shows and charismatic campaigners would find a happy medium with a show about Edwin Edwards. But a special election has things moving toward a different dynasty. more
NOLA Defender ( 8/12/2013 3:24:54 PM -08:00 )

GOP wooing 'Duck Dynasty' star Willie Robertson for Louisiana congressional
"Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson is being approached to gauge his interest in running for U.S. Rep. Rodney Alexander's soon-to-be vacant congressional seat, sources tell The Washington Examiner. A special election is being held to fill Louisiana's 5th more
Bayoubuzz ( 8/12/2013 3:22:08 PM -08:00 )

'Duck Dynasty' Star For Congress Touted [Rumor]
Some Republicans strategists want him to run for office in Louisana's 5th congressional district. The seat will become vacant next month when incumbent Rodney Alexander — who is friendly with the Robertson family — resigns to join Gov. Bobby Jindal's more
The Inquisitr ( 8/12/2013 2:53:42 PM -08:00 )

"Duck Dynasty" Season 4 Premiere on August 14, 2013: What can we expect?
The wait is almost over for Duck Dynasty die hards (and a whole cropping of "what's all this hype about" potentials), as the Season 4 premiere is just around the corner with the date set by A&E for August 14th, less than a couple days away. What does the new more
DTVUSAForum News ( 8/12/2013 1:53:21 PM -08:00 )

Pro-life 'Duck Dynasty' star may run for Louisiana House seat
by Ben Johnson BATON ROUGE, LA, August 12, 2013 ( – The star of the top-rated reality show on television, Duck Dynasty, may make Louisiana's pro-life voters happy, happy, happy. Willie Robertson is considering running for a seat in the more
DFW Catholic ( 8/12/2013 1:44:19 PM -08:00 )

A&E offers fans 'Duck Dynasty' season sneak peek
A&E offers fans Last night on A&E they gave viewers a quick four minute preview for the upcoming season of the show "Duck Dynasty." On Aug. 11, fans loved getting to see a four minute preview. Are you ready for this show to start this week? This short preview started out more ( 8/12/2013 12:07:41 PM -08:00 )

'Duck Dynasty's' Willie Robertson Urged to Run for Congress (Report)
Could Duck Commander Willie Robertson soon be delivering a new kind of duck call -- one aimed at his fellow congressmen. Some Republican operatives are trying to lure Duck Dynasty CEO and "Duck Dynasty" reality-show star Robertson to run for more
TheWrap ( 8/12/2013 11:39:47 AM -08:00 )

'Duck Dynasty' spoilers: Season 4 shows Miss Kay, Phil Robertson's vow renewal
“Duck Dynasty” returns Wednesday, and fans are dying to get season 4 started. On Aug. 10 TV Guide shared a sneak peek into the A&E premiere showing preparations for Phil and Miss Kay's vow renewal. Who will Phil pick to be his best man? Miss Kay and more ( 8/12/2013 11:38:11 AM -08:00 )

'Duck Dynasty' boosts Louisiana tourism
"Duck Dynasty" draws people from near and far to West Monroe. Kyle Sanders and Hannah Everett stop to have their picture taken at the Duck Commander warehouse before heading home to Destin, Fla. / Emerald McIntyre/Gannett Louisiana more
Alexandria Town Talk ( 8/12/2013 11:30:12 AM -08:00 )