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By Patrick Murphy – When Ron DeSantis was sworn in as the 46th governor of Florida last month, Sunshine State Democrats hung their heads in disbelief, having once again lost a critical statewide race by the slimmest of margins. Democrats across the country picked up seven governorships and 40 House seats, yet Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum came up […]

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 […]

Moderated By Todd McDermott / WPBF-TV West Palm Beach – Former Rep. David Jolly and former Rep. Patrick Murphy are touring the country for important discussions on Washington’s gridlock. Both say it is in need of repair and reform. The political conversation took place on Nov. 14 during the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce […]

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. β€œI had zero recourse here,” said Patrick Murphy, a former Democratic congressman from Palm Beach […]

By By Glenn Thrush, Audra D. S. Burch and Frances Robles / New York Times – Many Democrats argue that imposing new standards for evaluating signatures could discourage some voters, especially foreign-born citizens, from even trying to cast ballots. Still, Patrick Murphy, a former Democratic congressman from South Florida, said it was time that the […]