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Congressman Pete King

Representing the 2nd District of New York

In The News

May 6, 2009 In The News

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) and his GOP colleagues want answers about a Department of Homeland Security report that suggested veterans could become targets of recruitment by homegrown terrorist organizations.

May 5, 2009 In The News

WASHINGTON — The same Homeland Security Department office that categorized veterans as potential terrorists issued an earlier report that defined dozens of "extremists" ranging from black power activists to abortion foes. The report was nixed within hours and recalled from state and local law enforcement officials.

Apr 29, 2009 In The News

One hundred days into President Barack Obama's four-year term, local Democrats are uniformly praising him while Republicans, mindful of the president's high approval ratings, are criticizing him cautiously.

Apr 28, 2009 In The News

Call it a photo flop.

The White House late Monday apologized for a photo-op and military training exercise involving two low-flying aircraft - a presidential plane and an F-16 fighter jet just above downtown Manhattan that sparked fears and panic of another Sept. 11.

Apr 27, 2009 In The News

LONDON (AP) — The United States is "relatively close" to making decisions on what to do with an initial group of Guantanamo Bay detainees, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Sunday.

Apr 24, 2009 In The News

New York Republican Rep. Peter King thinks his party needs to go nuke if Bush era officials are prosecuted on torture charges.

Apr 23, 2009 In The News

WASHINGTON - The push to win long-term help for the heroes of 9/11 inched forward in Congress on Wednesday with an impassioned display meant to prod forgetful lawmakers to act.

Apr 22, 2009 In The News

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- To this day, Linda Haywood recalls the shame she once felt for her great-uncle.

Apr 21, 2009 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Amid signs of a potential thaw in US-Cuba relations, Rep. Peter King wants to force the extradition of criminals who have been hiding out in Havana with the blessing of the Castro regime -- saying the cases should be a precondition for any talks.

Apr 21, 2009 In The News

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has slammed Rep. Peter King for his alleged "bigoted" remarks, but the Long Island Republican is standing his ground.