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Congressman Pete King

Representing the 2nd District of New York

In The News

May 14, 2009 In The News

World Series pitcher for the Boston Red Sox Curt Schilling threw some tobacco in his mouth, discreetly had a spit cup and was ready to talk melanoma with Sens. John McCain and Sam Brownback and Reps. Peter King and Charlie Dent at a reception Tuesday.

May 14, 2009 In The News

With summer right around the corner, we got the skinny on various politicos' vacation plans at the Shade Foundation of America reception, where VIPs Sen. John McCain and Shonda Schilling, wife of recently retired major league pitcher Curt Schilling, were honored for their fight against skin cancer.

May 11, 2009 In The News

Parents for Megan's Law and similar organizations should have the same access to federal criminal data as law enforcement agencies, Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Peter King said Monday.

May 8, 2009 In The News

WASHINGTON - The White House wants to get out of the business of telling youngsters "Just Say No to Sex."

President Obama is putting his own ideological stamp on federal spending in his proposed 2010 budget by cutting cash for abstinence-only sex ed programs.

May 8, 2009 In The News

NYPD officials have found some troubling fine print in President Obama's proposed budget.

The budget released Thursday proposes pulling funding in 2010 for the "Securing the Cities" program that the NYPD is using to develop a system to detect and repel radiological or nuclear terror threats.

May 8, 2009 In The News

How would you like your family’s next-door neighbor to be a former Guantanamo Bay inmate who was trained in a military camp in pre-9/11 Afghanistan? Would it matter if they were declared no longer to be an “enemy combatant” by the Pentagon?

May 7, 2009 In The News

House Republicans on Thursday opened up a political front against the Obama administration, attempting to block the president’s decision to close the terrorist detention facility at Guantanamo Bay and charging that Obama’s national security policy is endangering the country.

May 7, 2009 In The News

WASHINGTON - A large federal security operation is in place to keep tabs on several Guantanamo Bay inmates who may soon be released in Virginia, the Daily News has learned.

May 7, 2009 In The News

After weeks of calls for her resignation and intense backlash from conservatives over a report identifying right-wing extremists as potential terrorist threats, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano assured the top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee such a report would never happen again.

May 6, 2009 In The News

If running major financial institutions and the auto industry isn't enough for the Obama administration, a new House bill would put the Treasury Department in charge of Internet gambling.