Patrick Murphy's file


Democrat from Florida

Patrick Murphy is a candidate running for U.S. Senate in 2016. He serves in the U.S. House of Representatives representing District 18, which includes parts of Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie counties. He was first elected in 2012.

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Recent statements involving Patrick Murphy

Recent stories featuring Patrick Murphy

No, Patrick Murphy, PolitiFact did not debunk every attack against you

Patrick Murphy should stop we have debunked all of the attacks against him. It's misleading.

Fact-checking the second U.S. Senate debate between Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy

Sen. Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy go head-to-head in the second U.S. Senate debate. 

Fact-checking Florida's U.S. Senate candidates

We review some statements the major candidates have made ahead of the Republican and Democratic primaries.

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in June 2016

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A guide to the attacks on Patrick Murphy’s resume

A PAC supporting Marco Rubio says that Patrick Murphy has distorted his business record and educational background. We sort out the facts.