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Former congressman speaks with students, shares advice

By Gisela Valencia / FIU News – Chatting with a former congressman during class is a bucket list item for many students studying politics and policy. A group of students recently checked it off the list. Former Congressman and current Senior Fellow at the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs Patrick Murphy […]

Does your vote count in Florida? It might depend on your signature.

By Amy Gardner / Washington Post – All of it has created an uproar among voting-rights advocates, who say that untrained election workers are tossing eligible ballots, often with no chance for the voter to object or fix the ballot. “I had zero recourse here,” said Patrick Murphy, a former Democratic congressman from Palm Beach […]