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Chris Murphy
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United States Senator
from Connecticut
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Serving with Richard Blumenthal
Preceded by Joe Lieberman
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 5th district
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2013
Preceded by Nancy Johnson
Succeeded by Elizabeth Esty
Member of the Connecticut Senate
from the 16th district
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2007
Preceded by Steve Somma
Succeeded by Sam Caligiuri
Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
from the 81st district
In office
January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2003
Preceded by Angelo Fusco
Succeeded by Bruce Zalaski
Personal details
Born
Christopher Scott Murphy

(1973-08-03) August 3, 1973 (age 50)
White Plains, New York, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse Cathy Holahan (m. 2007)
Children 2
Residences Cheshire, Connecticut
Alma mater Williams College (B.A.)
Exeter College, Oxford
University of Connecticut School of Law (J.D.)
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Christopher Scott "Chris" Murphy (born August 3, 1973) is the junior United States Senator from Connecticut. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He previously served in the United States House of Representatives, representing CT's 5th congressional district from 2007 to 2013.

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