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Pete King's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

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, Tax Revolt, 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
July 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Vietnam Must End Human Rights Abuses Before Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership
Jan. 23, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Legality of the National Security Agency Data Collection
Dec. 27, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: National Security Agency
Dec. 22, 2013 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: National Security Agency
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Posthumous Pardon for Jack Johnson
Dec. 19, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript - Sanctions Against Iran and NSA Surveillance Program
Oct. 27, 2013 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: National Security Agency and Spying
Aug. 18, 2013 Fox News "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript: Egyptian Aid
Aug. 11, 2013 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: Surveillance Programs
Aug. 9, 2013 Politico - Al Qaeda's Return Complicates Civil Liberties Debate
Aug. 9, 2013 Politico - Obama Lays Out Details of NSA Surveillance
Aug. 4, 2013 ABC "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript: NSA and the Al-Qaeda Threat
July 31, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Rift in the Republican Party
July 28, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Immigration and the NSA
June 13, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 10, 2013 The Hill - Rep. King: Prosecute NSA Leaker to "Fullest Extent of the Law'
June 7, 2013 Congressman King Supports FISA related programs
May 16, 2013 Bloomberg - Boston Bombing Judge Becomes Target Over Miranda Rights
April 20, 2013 Graham, McCain, Ayotte and King Statement On Enemy Combatant Status For Boston Suspect
April 18, 2013 Congressman Pete King's Response to Student Protest Against His Selection as St. John's Commencement Speaker
March 6, 2013 Hoyer, King Reintroduce Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act
Aug. 31, 2012 Salon - Peter King: AP has "No Moral Integrity"
June 10, 2012 New York Daily News - Rep. Pete King Defends Drone Program Against Al Qaeda
March 5, 2012 New York Daily News - Rep. Peter King, Muslim Leaders Back NYPD in Spy Controversy
March 5, 2012 New York Observer - Peter King Slams "Left Wing Rumormongers' In Media For Criticizing NYPD's Treatment of Muslims
Sept. 27, 2011 King Statement on Somalia Support for Radicalization Hearings
Sept. 19, 2011 King Statement on Poll Showing Broad Public Support for Radicalization Hearings
Sept. 7, 2011 Reuters - U.S. Safer 10 Years After 9/11, But at What Cost?
March 29, 2011 Washingtong Times - The 'Anti-Pete King' Hearing
March 28, 2011 Weekly Standard - King Criticizes Durbin for Singling Out Muslims
March 24, 2011 The Wall Street Journal - Rights Are Curtailed for Terror Suspects
March 23, 2011 New York Observer - King Turns the Tables on Durbin's Muslim Hearing
March 9, 2011 New York Post: Muslim Doc Hits US Imams
Jan. 28, 2011 Politico - Muslims Nervous About King Hearings
Dec. 17, 2010 New York Times - Muslim "Radicalization' Is Focus of Planned Inquiry
Oct. 16, 2009 Associated Press - McCain, King Press Obama To Pardon Black Boxer
June 15, 2009 Prohibiting Enforcement Of Foreign Defamation Judgments
May 17, 2009 CBS News Political Hotsheet- Rep. Peter King: ACLU Is "Tearing Down The United States"
May 7, 2009 Press Conference With Rep. John A. Boehner - Keep Terrorists Out Of America Act
March 5, 2009 King Reintroduces Free Speech Protection Act
Oct. 6, 2008 New York Post - "Libel Tourism": the Fix We Need
May 1, 2008 King Applauds NY Lawmakers for Protecting Free Speech
Aug. 31, 2007 Washington Times - Republicans Slam Islamic Society Convention
July 29, 2007 John Doe Joe
July 25, 2007 MSNBC "Interview"-Transcript
July 24, 2007 MSNBC "Tucker"-Transcript
April 5, 2007 CNN Paula Zahn Now-Transcript
Aug. 20, 2006 Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace - Transcript
Aug. 20, 2006 Fox News Sunday - Transcript
Feb. 23, 2006 MSNBC Scarborough Country - Transcript
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