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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 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 […]

By Patrick Murphy   The national and international security threat posed by ISIS requires us to use every tool at our disposal to degrade and ultimately destroy the terror group. As a member of the House Intelligence Committee, I believe cybersecurity should play an even greater role in the nation’s multifaceted strategy to combat ISIS, […]

Listen To New Radio Ad “For What’s Right” Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. — Today, Patrick Murphy released his first campaign ad of the 2016 election, a statewide radio ad titled “For What’s Right,” featuring President Barack Obama. Both President Obama and Vice President Biden endorsed Patrick for Senate this March, and have joined him on the […]

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 […]