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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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  • 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...
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows: Sunday policy shows look back at the year that was

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 27 - Jan. 2, in PDF format This week's TV Movies SATURDAY The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer New runway rules: Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood; detainees to Illinois: Rep.......
  • Obama's Hawaii vacation not much of a vacation

     
    Security briefings and the attempted bomb attack on an airliner left little time for President Obama to spend much of his Christmas vacation on vacation....
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows: The Times Square bomb plot is examined

     
    SATURDAY The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Times Square bomb plot: Pakistani Ambassador Husain Haqqani. 3 p.m. CNN Larry King Live 6 and 9 p.m. CNN McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY Today Mother's Day brunch; female butchers. (N) 6......
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 31 - Nov. 6 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies SATURDAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Fareed Zakaria......
  • Sunday shows: McConnell, Kerry, Bachmann, Daley

     
    Also, John McCain, Peter King, Keith Ellison, Mark Warner, Stephen Hadley, Dick Durbin and Jeb Hensarling....
  • 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......
  • Legislators Call On Congress To Reverse Plum Island Mandate

    A group of Connecticut and New York lawmakers is calling on Congress to reverse a mandate requiring the sale of the federally controlled Plum Island in Long Island Sound. The island, which rests to the east of Long Island's Orient Point within the New...
  • Obama warns of risks posed by Syrian militants with Western passports

    Obama warns of risks posed by Syrian militants with Western passports
    WASHINGTON — President Obama acknowledged Sunday that militants fighting in Syria and Iraq pose a direct threat to the United States because many of them have Western passports that enable them to easily enter the country without a visa. “...
  • Export-Import Bank supporters seek time for reforms

    Republican lawmakers who want to save the Export-Import Bank pushed for changes to its operations as they tried to balance strong conservative opposition to the agency with vocal support from business executives worried its disappearance would harm the...
  • Americans radicalized by Al Qaeda are a big concern

    Americans radicalized by Al Qaeda are a big concern
    WASHINGTON — With Al Qaeda militants surging in the Middle East and North Africa, top U.S. law enforcement officials are increasingly concerned about efforts to recruit and radicalize American citizens by drawing them to the restive region and...