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MURPHY, Patrick (1973-)

MURPHY, PATRICK, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 19, 1973; attended Bucks County Community College, Newtown, Pa., 1991-1992; B.S., King's College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 1996; J.D., Widener University, Harrisburg, Pa., 1999; United States Army, 1993-2004; United States Army Reserve, 2004-2007; lawyer, private practice; professor; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Tenth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2007-January 3, 2011); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010.

  • Murphy, Patrick J., with Adam Frankel. Taking the Hill: From Philly to Baghdad to the United States Congress. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 2008.