Rep. Peter King

Rep. Peter King

Rep. King Calls On Republicans To Pass Homeland Security Bill

Congress has until Friday to pass a $40 billion spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security or it will shut down.

02/23/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan denounces the murder of 21 Coptic Christians by ISIS militants on his "Conversations with Cardinal Dolan" show on Sirius Satellite Radio. (Credit: CBS2)

Pope, Cardinal Dolan Horrified At Beheading Of 21 Coptic Christians By ISIS

Pope Francis and Cardinal Timothy Dolan have denounced the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by Islamic State militants, with Dolan saying the attacks threaten “civilization itself.”

02/17/2015

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly September 29, 2014    (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Netanyahu Iran Speech In March Has Some New York Congressmen Seeing Red

There has been heated disagreement among some New York congressmen over whether to boycott Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial address in Washington next month.

02/11/2015

Gov. Mario Cuomo addresses the Democratic National Convention in 1984. (Credit: CBS2)

Flags Flown At Half-Staff In Honor Of Former Governor, Mario Cuomo

Mario Cuomo’s son, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, directed Friday morning that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff in honor to remember his father.

01/02/2015

Funeral Held For One Of Two NYPD Officers Murdered In Brooklyn

Thousands Attend Funeral For Fallen Officer Rafael Ramos

Ramos and NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu were killed as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street last Saturday.

12/27/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at an Organizing for Action "Obamacare Summit" at the St. Regis Hotel on Nov. 4, 2013, in Washington, D.C.  (credit: Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

‘Grubergate’ Videos Have Republicans Screaming For Repealing Of Obamacare

Word of stunning statements made by a major architect of the Affordable Care Act has Republicans vowing to repeal it.

11/18/2014

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Rep. Peter King Voices Concern Over Ongoing JFK Ebola-Screening Vulnerabilities

King said there are between 70-100 people arriving at the airport per day from countries impacted by the Ebola outbreak.

10/16/2014

Tighter security is seen at Penn Station after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an increase in police presence in New York City transportation hubs due to the threat of terrorism. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bratton, De Blasio Reassure New Yorkers They’re Safe Following Alleged ISIS Subway Terror Plot

Iraq’s prime minister says his country’s intelligence operation has uncovered a plot for an attack on subway systems in the United States and Paris.

09/25/2014

US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal  take questions after a meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council and regional partners at King Abdulaziz International Airports Royal Terminal on September 11, 2014 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

US, Arab Allies Committed To Fighting ISIS

Key Arab allies of the United States agreed Thursday to “do their share” to fight the Islamic State group, promising to take action to stop the flow of fighters and funding to the insurgents and possibly to join military action.

09/11/2014

President Barack Obama discusses plans to defeat the Islamic State group in the Middle East. (Credit: CBS News)

Obama Announces US Will Expand Airstrikes On Islamic State

President Barack Obama says the United States will wage a military campaign that will target Islamic State fighters with airstrikes “wherever they exist.”

09/10/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other elected officials call for the renewal of the Zadroga Act on Sept. 8, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Local Leaders Urging Reauthorization Of Zadroga Act

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Rep. Peter King joined Mayor Bill de Blasio in lower Manhattan to call for the reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

09/08/2014

In this handout image made available by the photographer American journalist Steven Sotloff (Center with black helmet) talks to Libyan rebels on the Al Dafniya front line, 25 km west of Misrata on June 02, 2011 in Misrata, Libya.  (Photo by Etienne de Malglaive via Getty Images)

Video Purports To Show Beheading Of US Journalist Steven Sotloff

An Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group.

09/02/2014

Iraqis inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion outside the Shiite Mustafa prayer hall, or Husseiniya, in the southwest of the northern Kurdish controlled Iraqi city of Kirkuk on August 7, 2014. A series of blasts outside Shiite prayer halls killed four people and wounded 19 others police and medical sources said. (Credit: MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. King: Airstrikes In Iraq Are ‘Essential’ To Stop ISIS

President Barack Obama announced Thursday night he has authorized targeted airstrikes in in Iraq, and U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said the effort is necessary and has bipartisan support.

08/07/2014

Boys await medical appointments in a holding area where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Arizona.  Brownsville, Texas, and Nogales, have been central to processing the more than 47,000 unaccompanied children who have entered the country illegally since Oct. 1. (Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

LI Officials: Feds Drop Plans To House Unaccompanied Children At Former Grumman Site In Bethpage

Congressmen Steve Israel and Peter King and Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano were notified Friday that the Department of Health and Human Services is no longer considering the former Grumman warehouse, which is near a Superfund site.

06/27/2014

Boys await medical appointments in a holding area where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Arizona.  Brownsville, Texas, and Nogales, have been central to processing the more than 47,000 unaccompanied children who have entered the country illegally since Oct. 1. (Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

NY Officials Oppose Housing Unaccompanied Children At Bethpage Site

The federal government is looking at a former defense plant site in Bethpage to possibly house thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America.

06/26/2014

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