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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, 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
May 17, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - IRS Targeting
May 17, 2013 Newsday - Officials: Cigarette Smuggling Ring Busted
May 16, 2013 Bloomberg - Boston Bombing Judge Becomes Target Over Miranda Rights
May 15, 2013 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript - Benghazi Hearing
May 15, 2013 Cohen and King Establish Congressional Caucus on Tourette Syndrome
May 14, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry and Secretary Lew - Rep. Duncan Sends Bipartisan Letter on Iran-Turkish Relations to Sec. Kerry & Sec. Lew
May 7, 2013 Reps. Thompson, King Statement on Growing Momentum for Bipartisan Background Check Bill
May 5, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript - Israeli Attack on Syria
April 29, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript - Boston Bombing Investigation
April 26, 2013 Governor Cuomo and HUD Announce Approval of New York State's Disaster Recovery Action Plan
April 26, 2013 Newsday - FBI Questioning of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Eas Cut Short by Magistrate Judge
April 26, 2013 Daily News - Rep. Peter King: Federal Government Failed New York and Put City Risk
April 25, 2013 Statement of Ad Hoc Committee on Irish Affairs and Friends of Ireland In Response to Judge's Order in Finucane Case
April 24, 2013 FOX "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript - Boston Marathon Bombers
April 23, 2013 Reps. Maloney, Nadler & King Statement on Study Showing 15% Increased Cancer Rates Among 9/11 First Responders
April 22, 2013 Letter to Rep. Hal Rogers, Rep. Nita Lowey, Rep. Jack Kingston, and Rep. Rosa DeLauro - Student Loans for Students Without HS Diploma or GED
April 22, 2013 The HIll - Lawmakers Vow Bombing Investigations
April 21, 2013 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript - Trial of Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects
April 21, 2013 GOP Lawmakers Want Boston bombing Suspect treated as "Enemy combatant'
April 21, 2013 New York Post - Send Him To Guantanamo
April 20, 2013 Graham, McCain, Ayotte and King Statement On Enemy Combatant Status For Boston Suspect
April 20, 2013 Politico - Peter King: Stop being "politically correct'
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
April 18, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Holder and Janet Napolitano, Secretary for the US Dept. of Homeland Security - Questions Deportation of Saudi National
April 18, 2013 Reps/ Pascrell, King, Senator Lautenberg Introduce Fire Safety Legislation
April 18, 2013 Congressman Pete King's Response to Student Protest Against His Selection as St. John's Commencement Speaker
April 16, 2013 Congressman Peter King, Chairman, Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterintelligence & Terrorism, Member of Select Committee on Intelligence, Issued The Following Statement
April 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry - Elections in Pakistan
April 15, 2013 FOX NEWS "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcript - The Boston Marathon Bombing
April 15, 2013 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Effort to Assist Sandy Victims
April 11, 2013 Reps. Maloney, King & Van Hollen Introduce Resolution Designating April as Parkinson's Awareness Month
March 31, 2013 Rep. Peter King: North Korean leader trying to prove he's a "tough guy'
March 20, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Sparing Medicare Benefits
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary Napolitano and Administrator Fugate - FEMA Disaster Recovery Aid for Housing Co-Ops and Condos
March 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew - Iran Sanctions
March 18, 2013 Peter King: Still fighting
March 12, 2013 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript - Budget and Taxes
March 12, 2013 Forum in Patchogue Looks at Immigrant System Overhaul
March 11, 2013 Peter King: Review new TSA knives policy
March 6, 2013 Hoyer, King Reintroduce Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act
March 5, 2013 Senators John McCain, Harry Reid, Mo Cowan and Congressman Peter King Introduce Legislation to Pardon Boxing Legend Jack Johnson
March 1, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" Transcript: Sandy Aid
Feb. 25, 2013 Gillibrand, Schumer, King, Maloney, Nadler, First Responders Urge Congress to Avoid Looming Automatic Across-the-Board Budget Ax -- Including Deep Cuts to 9/11 Zadroga Program, Federal Aid to Hurricane Sandy Victims
Feb. 12, 2013 Congress to Take Up Bill to Allow Houses of Worship Same Status as Other Non-Profits Seeking Federal Disaster Aid
Feb. 7, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" Trancript: Counterterrorism and Intellegence
Feb. 6, 2013 Bipartisan Support Grows Quickly for House Bill to Combat Gun Trafficking
Feb. 6, 2013 Reps. Grimm, Maloney Introduce Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) Reauthorization
Jan. 27, 2013 Newsday - Peter King tired of being GOP's 'punching bag'
Jan. 24, 2013 Newsday - A higher profile Rep. Peter King says he's staying put
Jan. 24, 2013 Capital New York - Pete King, still angry, throws a brushback vote at Paul Ryan
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