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MURPHY, Patrick, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia,
Philadelphia County, Pa., October 19, 1973; attended Bucks County Community
College, Newtown, Pa., 1991; Kings College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; J.D., Widener
University School of Law, Harrisburg, Pa.; United States Army; 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.
BibliographyMurphy, Patrick J., with Adam Frankel.
Taking the Hill: From Philly to Baghdad to the United States
Congress. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 2008.