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 Sun-Sentinel Editorial Board   Floridians deserve a U.S. senator who genuinely wants to do the job and who views his office as something more than a place to cool his heels until it’s time to run for president again. That means voters should give the job to Patrick Murphy. Democrat Murphy, who lives in […]

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, […]

By Tyler Treadway   Treasure Coast residents will meet with federal officials on Capitol Hill next week to seek help in combating the algae bloom infesting the St. Lucie River. U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Jupiter, will host ‘Lagoon Action Day’ Thursday and issued an open invitation. Federal agencies expected to send representatives include: Environmental Protection […]

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 […]

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. — In response to Donald Trump’s comments alleging that President Obama was involved in the Orlando terrorist attack, Patrick Murphy made the following statement: “It is inexcusable that during a national tragedy, Donald Trump continues to use irresponsible rhetoric,” said Rep. Murphy. “To allege that President Obama was somehow involved in the Orlando terrorist attack is […]

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 […]