LI's House members react warily to debt pact
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WASHINGTON -- The reactions Sunday night by Long Island congressmen Peter King and Steve Israel to the announcement of an eleventh-hour debt-limit agreement hints at the perilous vote the deal faces in the House Monday or Tuesday.
King, the veteran Republican from Seaford, worked hard in a telephone interview to avoid, as he put it, "taking a victory lap." He will vote for the deal.