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U.S. Rep. Peter King Will Not Seek Reelection In 2020

J. Scott Applewhite
U.S. Rep. Peter King

U.S. Representative Peter King of Long Island has announced that he will not seek reelection next year.

King made the announcement this morning on Facebook and confirmed it to Newsday.

King, a 14-term congressman, cites personal and family reasons for the decision. He says he wants to enjoy his retirement while he and his wife are in good health.

This story will be updated.

Terry Sheridan is a Peabody-nominated, award-winning journalist. As Senior Director of News and Education, he developed a unique and award-winning internship program with the Stony Brook University School of Communications and Journalism, where he is also a lecturer and adjunct professor. He also mentors graduate fellows from the Sacred Heart University Graduate School of Communication, Media and the Arts.