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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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  • FBI to Investigate Allegations News Corp. Hacked Phones of 9/11 Victims

    FBI to Investigate Allegations News Corp. Hacked Phones of 9/11 Victims
    NEW YORK -- The FBI has launched an investigation into Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. after a report that employees or associates may have attempted to hack into phone conversations and voice mail of September 11 survivors, victims and their families, a...
  • Controversial Hearing Thursday on The Radicalization Of U.S. Muslims

     Controversial Hearing Thursday on The Radicalization Of U.S. Muslims
    For Rep. Peter T. King, Sept. 11 was personal. It was personal, he says, for everyone in his Long Island district, which was home to dozens of the police, firefighters and financial workers who died at the World Trade Center. And despite concerted...
  • Tortured arguments, revisited

    Tortured arguments, revisited
    What a sorry spectacle to see the usual suspects — a veritable coalition of the willing-to-torture crowd from the Bush era — seizing on the death of Osama bin Laden as evidence that enhanced interrogation techniques work. It is a leap of logic...
  • In GOP contest, anything could happen

    Barely three months before the first votes are cast, the Republican race for president is up for grabs, complicated by the absence of a clear front-runner and the rules that have guided the GOP's selection process for the past several decades. The rise...
  • In GOP contest, anything could happen

    Barely three months before the first votes are cast, the Republican race for president is up for grabs, complicated by the absence of a clear front-runner and the rules that have guided the GOP's selection process for the past several decades. The rise...
  • Mondello: Appoint King to Senate!!!

     
    Is this April Fool's Day? Joe Mondello, the NYS Republican chairman, has issued a release calling on Gov. Paterson (A Democrat) to appoint Peter King (a Republican) to the soon-vacant Hillary Senate seat. He takes a potshot at Caroline......
  • Obama and House GOP make nice

     
    by Frank James It sounds like the meeting between President Obama and House Republicans was friendly and respectful, with Republicans coming away feeling that Obama was a man they could work with. Unfortunately, it sounds like their antipathy for House......
  • 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......
  • Loss of faith led to Blair's exit

     
    by David S. Cloud and Christi Parsons National Intelligence Director Dennis C. Blair announced his resignation Thursday after a rocky 16-month tenure during which he found himself on the losing end of turf battles and struggled to develop a close......