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“If she is sent out to speak to the American people on what happened in Benghazi, she is obligated to do more than look at ... five sentences of unclassified talking points.” - Rep. Peter T. King, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, New York Republican

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House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y. speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, following the House Intelligence Committee hearing on the Sept. 11, 2012 attack in Libya and testimony by former CIA Director David Petraeus . (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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Rep. Peter T. King, New York Republican and chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, said during a hearing Wednesday: "I don't think we have such an elitist attitude that we're only going to hear from people who have security clearances" in defending the testimony from Muslim witnesses. (Associated Press)

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House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Peter King, New York Republican, arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 27, 2011, for the committee's hearing on Islamic radicalization in the US, focusing on recruitment within the Muslim American community. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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From left: House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Peter King, New York Democrat, speaks July 27, 2011, with committee members Rep. Bennie Thompson of Missouri, the committee's ranking Democrat; Rep. Loretta Sanchez, California Democrat; and Rep. Al Green, Texas Democrat, on Capitol Hill before the committee's hearing on Islamic radicalization in the U.S., focusing on recruitment within the Muslim American community. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Susan Collins, Maine Republican, and Sen. Joe Lieberman, Connecticut independent, members of the Homeland Security Committee, were part of the debate Monday on presidential powers in the even of a cyber-attack on vital systems. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Peter T. King, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, questions witnesses Abdirizak Bihi (left), director of the Somali Education and Social Advocacy Center, and Melvin Bledsoe, whose son converted to Islam during college and left for Yemen, during a hearing on the radicalization of Muslim Americans on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, March 10, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Peter King (left), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, talks with Rep. Bennie Thompson, the top Democrat on the panel, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, March 10, 2011, as hearings get under way into Islamic radicalization in America. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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** FILE ** Rep. Peter T. King, New York Republican, who is House Homeland Security Committee chairman, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

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"Many kinds of violent motivations threaten our security," said Janet Napolitano, defending her department's actions to Republicans on the House Committee on Homeland Security during a hearing Wednesday. (Associated Press)