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Key Point: Murphy has been outspoken in calling on House Speaker Paul Ryan to hold a vote on H.R. 5044, legislation that would provide the full $1.9 billion emergency Zika funding requested by President Obama earlier this year. SaintPetersBlog: Patrick Murphy introduces bill to provide resources to local governments to fight the spread of Zika By Mitch Perry Jupiter Democratic […]

Congressman Officially Qualifies as Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. — Today, Rep. Patrick Murphy officially filed his candidacy for U.S. Senate. Patrick stood alongside Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and Rep. Alan Williams as he formally entered the race for Florida’s Democratic nomination. “Today, I’m proud to officially qualify as a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate […]

 Former Senator Says Patrick is Right Candidate to Lead Florida in U.S. Senate Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. — Today, former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham endorsed Patrick Murphy in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate. “As a former Governor and U.S. Senator, Bob Graham defines what it means to be a true public […]

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. — Today, 46 members of the U.S. House, including 10 members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, endorsed Patrick Murphy for U.S. Senate because he is the best candidate to fight for Florida’s middle class families. In total, Rep. Murphy has now received 50 Congressional endorsements. “I’m honored to have so many progressive […]

Even before they were forced to reconcile whether to support Donald Trump and whether to consider President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Senate Republicans had their work cut out for them to keep control of the chamber they won in 2014. They’re defending 24 of the 34 seats up in 2016, and seven of those are in states […]

By Patrick Murphy   The presidential election of 1828, in which Andrew Jackson won a rematch victory over John Quincy Adams, was perhaps one of the nastiest election contests of its time. Allegations flew back and forth about gambling, bigamy and adultery. Many see it as the advent of political mudslinging.  You might say it […]