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Pete King's Public Statements

Full Name: Peter 'Pete' T. King
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 2, Republican
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Conservative, Republican, Independence for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Rosemary; 2 Children: Sean, Erin
Birth Date: 04/05/1944
Birth Place: Manhattan, NY
Home City: Seaford, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Portman Leads Bipartisan Effort Calling on Obama Administration to Push for Release of American Pastor from Iran
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
Sept. 27, 2012 Chairman King, Christian Association of Nigerian-Americans Condemn Latest Bombing by Boko Haram in Nigeria
June 20, 2012 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - The American Muslim Response to Hearings on Radicalization within their Community
June 20, 2012 Washington Times - Views of Islam Clash at House Panel Hearing
June 19, 2012 King to Convene Fifth Hearing on Radicalization within Muslim-American Community
June 13, 2012 King Announces Fifth Radicalization Hearing on June 20
March 5, 2012 New York Observer - Peter King Slams "Left Wing Rumormongers' In Media For Criticizing NYPD's Treatment of Muslims
Dec. 27, 2011 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Transcript
Oct. 13, 2011 House Homeland Security Committee Passes DHS Authorization Legislation with Bipartisan Vote
Sept. 26, 2011 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Sept. 12, 2011 King to Testify at British Parliamentary Hearing on Radicalization
Aug. 30, 2011 Politico - Rep. Peter King: Muslim Poll 'Very Disappointing'
July 19, 2011 King Announces Third Radicalization Hearing Set for July 27
June 16, 2011 Newsday- King: U.S. Prisons are Breeding Jihadists
June 15, 2011 Newsday - King: U.S. Prisons Are Breeding Jihadists
June 13, 2011 Politico-Peter King Defends Muslim Hearings
June 9, 2011 King Announces Second Radicalization Hearing on June 15
April 26, 2011 National Review - Why Did the Justice Department Never Indict CAIR?
April 19, 2011 The Washington Post - King Questions Why Justice Didn't Seek Indictment of Muslim Group, Leader
April 9, 2011 Associated Press - NY Senators Clash Over Panel Testimony on Muslims
April 6, 2011 New York Observer - Peter King Says Greg Ball's 9/11 Hearing 'Absolutely Essential'
April 5, 2011 Daily News - Bloody Pig's Foot, Hate Mail Sent to GOP Rep. King Who Led Hearings on Muslim 'Radicalization'
March 28, 2011 Weekly Standard - King Criticizes Durbin for Singling Out Muslims
March 24, 2011 The Washington Post - Peter King: What Critics?
March 23, 2011 New York Observer - King Turns the Tables on Durbin's Muslim Hearing
March 16, 2011 New York Observer: Tears for Fears: Peter King Considers His Post-Hearing Press, Still Feels the Love
March 11, 2011 New York Post: Dad Reveals His Torment Over Son's 'Brainwash' By Islamists
March 10, 2011 Los Angeles Times: Rep. Peter King's Hearing on American Muslims a 'Very Personal' Quest
March 10, 2011 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response"
March 9, 2011 New York Post: Muslim Doc Hits US Imams
March 9, 2011 CNN: Peter King -- What Makes Him Tick?
March 9, 2011 New York Post: Critics Hard of 'Hearing'
March 8, 2011 Daily News: Rep. Pete King Is Right, Say Feds and Cops: We Don't Get Many Tips From Muslim Community
March 6, 2011 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
March 6, 2011 Newsday: King: Muslim Hearings Will Be Productive
Feb. 25, 2011 King Statement on Professor Walid Phares
Sept. 9, 2010 Newsday - Mixed Reactions to Comments by Leader of Proposed NYC Mosque
Aug. 18, 2010 CNN "Larry King Live" - Transcript
Aug. 15, 2010 CNN "State Of The Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
Aug. 24, 2009 NY Newsday: Long Island Muslims Say They're Wrongly Portrayed
May 6, 2009 Fox News Channel Interview- Transcript
March 26, 2009 MSNBC - Interview with Rep. Peter King (R-NY) - Transcript
July 27, 2008 FOX News Channel "America's Election Headquarters" - Transcript
Sept. 28, 2006 CNN Paula Zahn Now - Transcript
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