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Peter T. King

Peter T. King
Peter T. King is a congressman, representing New York's 3rd Congressional District, which covers eastern Nassau County and parts of Suffolk County. King is the only Republican on Long Island's congressional delegation. King is the ranking member of the Homeland Security Committee and also serves on the Financial Services Committee.

King is rumored to be considering a run for governor in 2010 and had said that if Gov. David A. Paterson appointed Caroline Kennedy to fill Hillary Clinton's Senate seat, he would have run against her.

King was born in New York City in 1944 and is a graduate of St. Francis College, Brooklyn, and the University of Notre Dame Law School. Before bei...
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Peter T. King is a congressman, representing New York's 3rd Congressional District, which covers eastern Nassau County and parts of Suffolk County. King is the only Republican on Long Island's congressional delegation. King is the ranking member of the Homeland Security Committee and also serves on the Financial Services Committee.

King is rumored to be considering a run for governor in 2010 and had said that if Gov. David A. Paterson appointed Caroline Kennedy to fill Hillary Clinton's Senate seat, he would have run against her.

King was born in New York City in 1944 and is a graduate of St. Francis College, Brooklyn, and the University of Notre Dame Law School. Before being elected to Congress in 1992, he was elected Nassau County Comptroller three times. He and his wife Rosemary live in Seaford.
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  • Sheriff Baca, GOP official expected to square off at hearing on radical Muslims

     
    Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is expected to take another strong stance on behalf of Muslim Americans on Thursday at a highly anticipated congressional hearing in Washington. The hearing, which has the stated goal of examining "the extent of......
  • Documents provide new insight into Kathryn Bigelow's Bin Laden movie

     
    The release of government documents has fanned a simmering controversy in Washington over how much access the White House, the CIA and the Pentagon granted director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal for their upcoming movie on the hunt for...
  • Govt. shut down lite

     
    Reuters: The latest Republican plan, floated by party leaders on Tuesday, would restore funding for federal parks, veterans programs and the District of Columbia. Not to minimize the disruptions, but -- well, yes, to minimize them. Federal workers are...
  • Washington's NFL team report

     
    News release from Change The Mascot: ONEIDA NATION HOMELANDS (NY) (September 12, 2013) As the Oneida Indian Nation of New York today brings its ad campaign urging the team to drop its offensive name to every city Washington's pro football......
  • GOP: House to vote on yearlong bill to fund Homeland Security

    GOP: House to vote on yearlong bill to fund Homeland Security
    In a major victory for President Barack Obama, the Republican-led House relented on Tuesday and will back legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department through the end of the budget year, without restrictions on immigration. House Speaker John...
  • Funding battle reveals a Republican House divided

    WASHINGTON Congress returns this week facing yet another Department of Homeland Security funding deadline but the appropriations squabble has suddenly become overshadowed by an increasingly bitter internal fight among House Republicans for the soul of the...
  • Dems call GOP Homeland Security strategy a political blunder

    Democrats are losing some skirmishes over the Department of Homeland Security, but many feel they are winning a political war that will haunt Republicans in 2016 and beyond. Democrats lacked the votes Friday to force Republicans to fund the department...
  • Homeland Security Shutdown Averted

    WASHINGTON — Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the...
  • Congress OKs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open

    Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left...
  • Some in GOP say Homeland Security funding lapse no big deal

    Republican leaders eager to avert a partial government shutdown are getting heat from conservative colleagues who ask what the fuss is all about. Numerous House Republicans say it's preferable to let the Homeland Security Department go unfunded for a few...
  • US looks to aid Syrian refugees amid security concerns

    The Obama administration's commitment to take in potentially thousands of Syrian refugees is raising national security concerns among law enforcement officials and some congressional Republicans who fear clandestine radicals could slip into the country...