U.S. Rep. Peter King

The U.S. Capitol is seen at dusk as the U.S. Congress struggles to find a solution to fund the Department of Homeland Security on February 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The DHS budget is set to expire at midnight this evening after the House of Representatives failed to pass a short term funding bill earlier today. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

U.S. House Passes 1-Week DHS Funding Bill Ahead Of Midnight Deadline

The U.S. House of Representatives late Friday passed a bill extending funding for the Department of Homeland Security by one week — just two hours before a midnight deadline.

02/27/2015

ISIS militants in Syria. (Credit: CBS 2)

U.S. Rep., Terror Expert Shocked At State Dept. Claim That Jobs Program Can Stop ISIS

After recent displays of almost unspeakable violence by Islamic State militants, a suggestion from the U.S. State Department about how to stop terrorists is raising eyebrows.

02/17/2015

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. AFP PHOTO/ MARWAN IBRAHIM        (Photo credit should read MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Launches More Airstrikes On Militant Group ISIS In Iraq; Rep. King Calls Move ‘Essential’

American officials say the U.S. launched a second round of airstrikes against Islamic State targets near Erbil on Friday, using drones and fighter jets.

08/08/2014

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Obama Says Ray Kelly ‘Well-Qualified’ For Homeland Security Post

Kelly has been floated as a possible replacement for outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano who is leaving to take over the University of California’s 10-campus system.

07/17/2013

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly answers questions following graduation ceremony at Barclays Center, July 2, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Schumer: ‘There Is No Doubt Ray Kelly Would Be A Great DHS Secretary’

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly’s experience with fighting terrorism has been cited as the reason why two lawmakers want him to take over as secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

07/13/2013