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McCarthy abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker

...This is unprecedented to have a small group, a tiny minority, hijack the party and blackmail the House," said Rep. Peter King of New York.McCarthy might have been able to eke out a win, but he said that's not how he wanted to become speaker...
Nation and World
Do the Seahawks have a perceived unfair advantage at home?

...toughest, according to last year's records - and it's a potentially brutal slate.But it could have been worse, as Peter King's fascinating look into the machinations of making a schedule reveals. Writing in Sports Illustrated's Monday Morning...
House Homeland Security chairman is radicalizing terror investigations

...Committee: Will they fully explore this crucial topic or are they an excuse for the committee's new chairman, Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., to pursue his seething personal suspicions of Americans of the Muslim faith. The odds favor the latter...
Pro: Are hearings on American-Muslims necessary?

...that may be emanating from the American Muslim community of 2 million to 3 million people. That suggests that Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., who heads the House Homeland Security Committee, was right to launch hearings on "The Extent of Radicalization...
Defense report: Post-bin Laden raid security lapse

...involved.The unpublished draft report was first disclosed by the Project on Government Oversight and confirmed by Rep. Peter King, who asked for the investigation nearly two years ago. The draft report did not accuse Panetta of wrongdoing.King...
Con: Are hearings on American-Muslims necessary?

...hearing on "radicalization" of the American-Muslim community is the last thing we need. Yet, thanks to U.S. Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., it's what we just got. King insists he's only concerned about terrorism. It's a common tactic...
Obama, lawmakers to hold meeting on shutdown

...pass a spending bill free of other demands.Some Republican lawmakers appear ready to take that step. Republican Rep. Peter King of New York accused tea party-backed lawmakers of trying to "hijack the party" and said he senses that a growing...
Alaska Editorial: Lawmakers slip surly bonds of tax pledge

...R-Virginia, have said the pledge is a big deal in D.C. but not among the folks back home.Chambliss, Graham and Rep. Peter King of New York, who invoked the one-term rule like Murkowski and was accused by Norquist of "weasling," have made...
Police: Boston suspects planned to attack NYC

...they were briefed on the New York plot on Wednesday night by the task force investigating the Boston bombing.Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., said in a CNN interview that the city should have been told earlier."Even though this may or may not...
Not For Web
McCain: Torture did not lead to bin Laden death

...waterboarding. "Harsh interrogation techniques were both effective and lawful," Mukasey said. Last week, Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, said the U.S. got vital information from waterboarding...


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