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By Stephanie Akin / Roll Call One of the first millennials elected to Congress will head to Georgetown University this fall to help students understand political issues unique to their generation. As a fellow with the Institute of Politics and Public Service at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy, Former Rep. Patrick Murphy, 34, will […]

By Patrick Murphy Like most complicated issues in Congress, and life in general, you find the best solutions by working together, hearing opinions that might differ from yours and seeing where a compromise can be found. Allowing a diverse group of voices into the process simply produces better results. The secretive and clumsy process that […]

By Patrick Murphy In a young presidency already marred by dysfunction and infighting, last week’s revelation that President Donald Trump gave up classified information to Russia in an Oval Office meeting is perhaps the most egregious breach of trust yet with the American people. It gets at the core of why the investigation into last […]

By Patrick Murphy   The sense of comity and duty that characterizes the House Intelligence Committee, on which I was honored to serve on during my time in Congress, crumbled this week after Chairman Devin Nunes took several harmful actions. The news that he canceled this week’s hearings — preventing former acting attorney general Sally […]

By Patrick Murphy   In the Trump era, standing up to the president comes at a high cost. If you’re a department store, it could mean a Twitter shaming and boycotts. If you’re a federal judge, it could mean being publicly scorned alongside the entire judicial branch and system of checks and balances. If you’re […]

By Patrick Murphy   As a member of the House Intelligence Committee, I have made our nation’s response to cyberwarfare a primary focus. I authored a provision in the recently-passed 2017 intelligence authorization bill strengthening cybersecurity at America’s ports, and called for the urgent establishment of international norms for online engagement. But the increasingly alarming election-hacking […]

By Sun-Sentinel Editorial Board   Floridians deserve a U.S. senator who genuinely wants to do the job and who views his office as something more than a place to cool his heels until it’s time to run for president again. That means voters should give the job to Patrick Murphy. Democrat Murphy, who lives in […]

By Tampa Bay Times Editorial Board   Florida voters tired of gridlock in Washington have a clear choice for U.S. Senate. Democrat Patrick Murphy of Jupiter has served just two terms in the House, but he is a centrist who is right on the issues and works in a bipartisan fashion. Incumbent Republican Sen. Marco […]