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Sen. Christopher S. Murphy, D-Conn.

Senator (1st term)

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: Southington Planning & Zoning Commission, 1997-99; Conn. House, 1999-2003; Conn. Senate, 2003-07; U.S. House of Representatives, 2007-13
Born: August 3, 1973; White Plains, N.Y.
Residence: Cheshire
Religion: Protestant
Family: Wife, Cathy Holahan; two children
Education: Williams College, B.A. 1996; U. of Connecticut, J.D. 2002
Elected: 2012
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Labor-HHS-Education; Legislative Branch - Ranking Member; Military Construction-VA; State-Foreign Operations; Transportation-HUD); Foreign Relations (East Asia; Europe and Regional Security Cooperation - Ranking Member; Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Primary Health and Retirement Security)
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Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 36th ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 2,782 followers
State Clout: Connecticut is 31st on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


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