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Conservative Politicians Downplay Terrorism Threat From the Far Right

Phillip Martin | Posted 01.03.2017 | Politics
Phillip Martin

Extremists from America's far right wing have carried out well over half of the deadliest terror attacks on American soil since 9/11. Experts on terrorism agree, but argue that some conservative politicians downplay this fact. The question is why?

The Political Bullet Trump Won't Dodge

Andy Ostroy | Posted 12.09.2016 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

This latest Trump controversy appears to be the tipping point in his unprecedented presidential campaign, finally bringing both Republicans and Democrats together in soundly denouncing his outlandish, bigoted rhetoric.

The Ted Cruz Way

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2015 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Republican Texas Senator Ted Cruz has announced his candidacy for President of the United States. While critics, including some in his own party, dismiss him, Cruz is a smart, shrewd and brash politician. He is also arrogant, self-confident and power-hungry.

Jessica Schulberg

Republicans Blame Obama For Tom Cotton Letter | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans, under fire for a letter signed by 47 senators to the leadership of Iran, said Tuesday that complaints about violating forei...

Amanda Terkel

Hawkish Republican Congressman Uneasy With GOP Senators' Letter To Iran | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), a frequent critic of President Barack Obama's foreign policies, expressed his disapproval Tuesday of a letter ...

Amanda Terkel

Rep. Peter King: Obama Can Start Fixing Race Relations By 'Giving Praise To The Police' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) is laying the blame for the shooting of two New York City police officers at the feet of President Barack Obama...

GOP Congressman Claims Mosques Are ‘Incubators' For Terrorism

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 10.24.2014 | Politics

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) continued his pattern of inflammatory comments about Muslim Americans on Thursday, this time calling for greater “surveilla...

Peter King: NYT Is Edward Snowden's 'Accomplice'

The Huffington Post | Byron Kittle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) responded harshly on Thursday to a New York Times editorial published January 1 that called on the Obama administration to gr...

Oops! Tea Party Group Accidentally Criticizes Wrong Rep. King

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

GOP Reps. Steve King (Iowa) and Peter King (N.Y.) couldn't be farther apart on the Republican ideological spectrum, yet the Tea Party Express accident...

The Republican Version of Suicide Bombing

Andy Ostroy | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

A person walks into a foreign cafe, a disco or a bus with explosives strapped to his or her body. In a flash there's horrific carnage and, soon after,...


The Huffington Post | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

At a time when most aspiring presidents are content to keep their lips sealed on the matter, Rep. Peter King (R-NY) is doing exactly the opposite. ...

GOP Rep Sounds Alarm Over 'Mutated' Al Qaeda

The Huffington Post | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) sounded the alarm on Sunday over what he described the serious and credible threat of new Al Qaeda terror attacks in the coming...

WATCH: Pelosi's Withering Response To Pete King's Presidential Desires

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York Republican Rep. Pete King has been stoking talk of running for president in 2016 over the last couple days, saying someone need...

War in Syria

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Preventing a Mob

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

In the wake of a violent attack, it is easy to target minorities for group blame. With sufficient provocation, any crowd might turn into a mob.

GOP Rep: Senate Republicans Should Not Filibuster Gun Control Bill

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) disagrees with the 14 Senate Republicans who plan to filibuster gun control legislation, saying the public deserves discussio...

WATCH: GOP Rep Spars In Boxing Match

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

In what was surely one of the biggest boxing matches to come through Wantagh, N.Y., Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) stepped into the ring on Saturday night f...

Amanda Terkel

Furious Over Blocked Sandy Aid, King Warns Against Donating To House Republicans | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) is going after his fellow House Republicans after party leaders pulled a Hurricane Sandy relief bill from a flo...

GOP Lawmakers Distance Themselves From Grover Norquist

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

After a slew of top Republican lawmakers publicly disavowed the anti-tax pledge pushed by Grover Norquist, the lobbyist is pushing back. On CNN Monday...

Romney Rep. Peter King: Kill List 'Constitutional'

Dan Johnson | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics
Dan Johnson

Representative Peter King (R-NY) was questioned by Luke Rudkowski of We Are Change about the "Presidential Kill List" last week. His exact words? "Tot...

Texas Rep Seeks Radicalization Hearings To Include Christianity

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 06.27.2012 | Religion

Congressman Al Green (D-TX9) has said that Rep. Peter King (R-NY3)'s hearings on the radicalization of Islam in America were justified only if such he...

Andrea Stone

White House Gave Hollywood Filmmaker Access To Team That Killed Bin Laden, Records Show | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Obama administration officials made "a planner, operator and commander of SEAL Team Six" who killed Osama bin Laden available to a Holly...

Anniversary Of Bin Laden's Death Prompts Terror Bulletin

Posted 04.26.2012 | New York

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security released a bulletin Wednesday warning of possible terror attacks on the one year anniversary of Osama bin ...

Andrea Stone

Peter King Says Hezbollah Agents In U.S. Pose Major Threat | Andrea Stone | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Iranian-backed Hezbollah agents, not al Qaeda operatives, may pose the greatest threat on U.S. soil as tensions over Iran's suspected nu...

Ray Kelly Waves the 9/11 Flag

Dan Collins | Posted 05.05.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

Kelly says some have "short memories as to what happened here in 2001." This is the ultimate diss. When the fight is between the guy who wants to do more to avoid a terror attack and -- it doesn't matter. The guy who wants to stop terrorism always wins.