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Rep. Peter King

Jalalabad Bombing

Bomber Strikes Consulate In Afghanistan Amid Travel Warning

The Indian consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, was struck by a suicide bomber overnight – amid warnings against American targets and travel warnings for American citizens.

08/03/2013

Anthony Weiner In The Bronx

Poll: Weiner Drops To 4th Place In Wake Of Sexting Scandal

His campaign manager has resigned and his political peers have harsh words for him, but Anthony Weiner has vowed to stay in the race for New York City mayor.

07/29/2013

Rep. Steve Israel announces bill to make co-op and condo owners eligible for FEMA aid, July 29, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Rep. Israel Wants FEMA To End ‘Discrimination’ Against Condo, Co-Op Owners

Condos and co-ops are designated as businesses the way the law is currently written. That prevents those homeowners from receiving federal disaster aid offered to other homeowners.

07/29/2013

Rep. Peter King (file / credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Rep. Peter King Was Not Looking For Presidential Run

“This is not something I was looking for. It came to me and I want to look at it carefully,” King said.

07/19/2013

Rep. Peter King, R-Long Island

President Peter King? Long Island Congressman Says He’s Weighing Options

Long Island Congressman Peter King told CBS 2 and 1010 WINS on Thursday he’s considering a run for the White House.

07/18/2013

William Flanagan (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Fmr. Nassau County Police Official Gets Jail Time For Misconduct Conviction

William Flanagan has been sentenced to 60 days in jail and three months of community service. His attorney said he will appeal the conviction.

07/15/2013

Screenshot of TSA carry-on baggage policy change (credit: TSA.gov)

TSA Drops Plan To Allow Small Knives On Planes

The proposal had drawn fierce opposition from lawmakers, airlines and others who said it would place passengers and crews at risk.

06/05/2013

Rep. Peter King/Sen. James Inhofe (credit: king.house.gov / inhofe.senate.gov)

Rep. King Blasts Okla. Lawmaker For ‘Absolute Hypocrisy’ In Voting Against Sandy Aid

“I’m certainly not going to hold the good people of Oklahoma hostage because they may have some hypocrites in their delegation.”

05/22/2013

President Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Calls Targeting By IRS ‘Outrageous'; Rep. King Demands Full-Scale Probe

A federal agency is under fire from politicians on both sides of the aisle. President Barack Obama says he will not tolerate the Internal Revenue Service being used for political purposes.

05/13/2013

Azamat Tazhayakov, Dias Kadyrbayev and Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnayev. Tazhayakov and Kadyrbayev were arrested May 1 and face obstruction of justice charges. (credit: Image via CBS 2)

FBI: 3 Men Removed Backpack From Boston Bombing Suspect’s Room

Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev are charged with conspiring to obstruct justice, according to court documents. A third man, Robel Phillipos, is charged with making false statements to federal investigators.

05/01/2013

President Barack Obama

Obama: ‘FBI Performed Its Duties’ In Early Probe Of Boston Bombing Suspect

President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended the FBI’s handling of a Russian intelligence tip about Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the deceased suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.

04/30/2013

Rep. Peter King (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images News)

King Questions Moscow’s Cooperation With FBI Over Boston Bombing Suspects

Long Island Rep. Peter King, a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, said such information “definitely would have caused the investigation to go further.”

04/29/2013

MTA police officers keep watch during the morning commute in Grand Central Terminal on April 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Authorities: Canada Terror Plot Targeted Train To New York

Officials have said the transportation sector, including U.S. railways, remain attractive targets for al-Qaeda.

04/23/2013

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (credit: Handout)

Officials: Boston Marathon Bombings Suspect Says He And Brother Acted Alone

If convicted, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty or life in prison.

04/22/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

GOP Lawmakers: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Shoud Be Deemed An Enemy Combatant

Some members of Congress – including U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said the federal government should declare Dzhokhar Tsarnaev an enemy combatant.

04/20/2013

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