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Candidate Profile: Rep. Peter King

A look at the longtime House member looking to win re-election in a new district.

Name: Peter King

Hometown: Seaford

Party: Republican

Bio: King has served 10 House terms and is chairman of the house Homeland Security Commttee. He has associated himself with a number of military issues including U.S. action in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan. He backed the Patriot Act, and the creation of the Homeland Security Department. He has been critical of proposals to close Guantanamo Bay and his committee has held hearings homegrown Islamic terrorists.

Education: Graduate of St. Francis College, Brooklyn and Notre Dame Law School.

Opponent: Vivianne Falcone

District: The new Second Congressional District

Kenneth Guess November 10, 2012 at 09:31 PM
To: People of Seaford, NY. You must love Rep. King because you elected him. But could you put a leash on him. I mean the man is on the tube every chance he gets. He adds nothing to good political discourse. He sounds angry ALL the time. He needs to stop trying to "get" the President and focus on his community. I beg you to do something. Thank You.
Kenneth Guess November 10, 2012 at 09:32 PM
Please, please, help.

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