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Ted Cruz And Steve King Went Pheasant Hunting In Iowa

A key rite of passage for anyone interested in running for president. Cruz was in Iowa to speak at the GOP fundraising banquet in Des Moines.

1. Sen. Ted Cruz went pheasant hunting in Iowa with Sen. Steve King Saturday.


Steve King

@SteveKingIA

Good hunting on opening day.

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2. It’s something Rick Perry and Rick Santorum did in 2011, so you know…


Steve King

@SteveKingIA

Ted Cruz hunt is on

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3. Cruz was in Iowa to be the keynote speaker at the Iowa GOP fundraising banquet in Des Moines.

4. Before hunting, the group prayed. Al Jazeera America reporter Naureen Kahn said she overheard someone say “Don’t get ‘Cheneyed.’”


Naureen Khan

@naureenindc

Pre-hunt prayer. OH “Don’t get cheneyed.”

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5. The GOP fundraising banquet was sold out to a maximum capacity of 600 guests.


Naureen Khan

@naureenindc

Ted Cruz preparing to hunt pheasant with Steve King on “opening day.”

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Successful hunt! Perfect fall opening day of pheasant season here at the "Hole N the Wall", Akron, Iowa.

— SteveKingIA (@Steve King)

Steve King

@SteveKingIA

Successful hunt! Perfect fall opening day of pheasant season here at the “Hole N the Wall”, Akron, Iowa.

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