By Jordan Anderson / FSU News
As part of their “Shared Spaces Series,” Village Square and Power of WE invited two former Congressmen, Republican David Jolly and Democrat Patrick Murphy, to talk about the political gridlock that rules Washington and bipartisan cooperation.
Jolly and Murphy’s bipartisan efforts were evident from the time they stepped into Congressional office. They both represented Florida districts that leaned opposite of their parties. Jolly was a driving force in a no-fly, no-buy senate bill that earned the support of both parties, while Murphy is credited with the most independent voting record of members in his two terms.
Now, they have embarked on a statewide tour to share their first-hand experiences and break down three key issues on Capitol Hill: campaign financing, closed primary systems and gerrymandering.
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