EXCLUSIVE: Steve King Welcomes Ben Carson to Conservative Opportunity Society, Addresses Planned Parenthood

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The Conservative Opportunity Society—founded in 1983 by Newt Gingrich and Vin Weber, among others—is a Republican members-only group that meets for breakfast every Wednesday morning when the U.S. House of Representatives is in session. Each week, Chairman Rep. Steve King (R-IA) brings in different prominent speakers to address the group—this week, GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson will make an appearance.

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EXCLUSIVE: Steve King Welcomes Ben Carson to Conservative Opportunity Society, Addresses Planned Parenthood

The Conservative Opportunity Society—founded in 1983 by Newt Gingrich and Vin Weber, among others—is a Republican members-only group that meets for breakfast every Wednesday morning when the U.S. House of Representatives is in session. Each week, Chairman Rep. Steve King (R-IA) brings in different prominent speakers to address the group—this week, GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson will make an appearance.

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