facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
Wiki

Patricia Lynn "Patty" Murray (née Johns, born October 11, 1950) is the senior United States Senator from Washington and a member of the Democratic Party. Murray was first elected to the Senate in 1992, becoming Washington's first female senator. She was re-elected in 1998, 2004 and 2010.

Murray has served as the Senate Majority Conference Secretary since 2007, making her the fourth highest-ranking Democrat and the highest-ranking woman in the Senate.

Chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee from 2001 to 2003, Murray assumed the role again in early 2011, for a term ending in 2013. She is also the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Patty Murray."
Most Popular
1
Valerie Bertinelli speaks on female empowerment in Fresno Valerie Bertinelli speaks on female empowerment in Fresno
2
Father of five children thought they would kill him, feed him to dogs Father of five children thought they would kill him, feed him to dogs
3
Crest agrees to stop putting plastic microbeads in your toothpaste Crest agrees to stop putting plastic microbeads in your toothpaste
4
Booby trap covers Austrian officer in manure Booby trap covers Austrian officer in manure
5
Watch: Nasim Pedrad shows off uncanny Aziz Ansari impression in unaired SNL sketch Watch: Nasim Pedrad shows off uncanny Aziz Ansari impression in unaired SNL sketch
x
Feedback