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Stories with person: Patrick Murphy
  • Conservative group running pro-Grayson, anti-Murphy ad 
    Updated: May-27-15 3:08 am

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A group that backs conservative Republicans is running ads in Florida taking the side of liberal U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson and against moderate Congressman Patrick Murphy.

  • Florida Republicans exploring Senate run work party meeting 
    Updated: May-16-15 3:52 pm

    ORLANDO, Florida - Chances are good that U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis will have a primary opponent as he seeks Marco Rubio's Senate seat, and four people also considering a run were at the Republican Party of Florida's quarterly meeting Saturday gauging interest for possible campaigns.

  • Dems claim recruiting successes in bid to retake Senate story has photos
    Updated: May-11-15 1:57 pm

    WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats are claiming early success in recruiting strong candidates in Republican-held states as they fight to retake the majority after last year's midterm bloodletting. But in several states the party is still searching, with the Democrat who looks like the strongest candidate holding out for now.

  • Democratic committee endorses Murphy for Rubio Senate seat 
    Updated: May-04-15 1:57 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Democratic Senate campaign committee endorsed Rep. Patrick Murphy on Monday as its candidate for the Senate seat being vacated by Republican Marco Rubio of Florida, who is running for president. The endorsement comes even as another Democratic congressman, Alan Grayson, is eyeing the same seat.