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Rep. Peter King Speaks Out On Debt Ceiling Talks

Republican Rep. Peter King of Long Island says if President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner don’t come back together to get a deal to raise the debt ceiling, then, in his words the House will reach its own agreement with the Senate.

07/25/2011

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Tri-State Residents, Politicians Weigh In On Possible Social Security, Medicare Changes As Part Of Debt Talks

Congressman Peter King said that nothing should be done to affect people already collecting benefits, but argues programs like Social Security and Medicare are unsustainable over the long term.

07/07/2011

The Statue of Liberty is seen from Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Jun 19, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Federal Government Shutdown Would Mean Closure Of Statue Of Liberty

The federally run Statue Of Liberty could be shut down this weekend along with the government if Congress fails to agree on a budget.

04/06/2011

Drug Manufacturing

NJ’s Largest Health Insurer To Pay Penalty

New Jersey’s largest health insurer will make restitution and has paid a $500,000 penalty over the way it handled some Medicare claims.

03/04/2011

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Dozens Charged In $100M Medicare Fraud Scam

Federal prosecutors in New York City say dozens of people are charged in a $100 million international Medicare fraud scam.

10/13/2010

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Massive Medicare Bust Reels In Doctors, Nurses

NEW YORK (CBS) ―It’s the largest Medicare fraud bust ever. Nearly 100 people are accused of raking in $251 million. The suspects are doctors and nurses across several states. The government said three of the […]

07/28/2010

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