On Politics
3:40 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

N.Y. Rep. Peter King coming to R.I. to raise money for R.I. GOP

Republican U.S. Rep. Peter King, one of the last of the true moderate Republicans in the U.S. House, is headed to Rhode Island for a fund-raising event for the RI GOP.

King, a Long Island Republican,  will speak at RI Republican Party headquarters on Post Road in Warwick on August 15. The cost is $125 per person or $200 per couple for a VIP lunch and discussion with Congressman King. There is also a $50 per person lunch option ($90 per couple). For further information call 401-732-8282.

King, serving his 11th term in the House,  is one of the few Washington, D.C. Republicans open to compromise with Democrats. He has also been mentioned as a possible presidential or vice-presidential candidate. The host committee includes state Republican Chairman Mark Smiley, H. Russell Taub, Dylan Barrett and Robert A. Paquin, III.

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