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Murphy said she would focus on building the Democratic Party in Florida instead of running against Rubio.
“Created for the first time this Congress, the subcommittee has jurisdiction over military intelligence, special operations forces, counter-terrorism, efforts to stop the production and spread of weapons of mass destruction, and other sensitive military operations,” the congresswoman’s office noted.
Murphy, who worked at the U.S. Defense Department under President George W. Bush, will serve on the U.S. House Intelligence and Special Operations and the Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittees which are both under the umbrella of the Armed Services Committee. The Central Florida congresswoman joined the committee this year.
The two co-chairs of the caucus--U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer, D-NJ, and Tom Reed, R-NY, weighed on what they hope to accompany over the next two years.
Finishing up her first term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., had a successful 2018 and is increasingly one of the more prominent members of the Florida delegation despite her lack of seniority on Capitol Hill.
After Election Day, Stephanie Murphy can feel far more secure about her future in Congress. Murphy offered one of the few bright spots for Florida Democrats in 2016 when she upset longtime Republican Congressman John...
The hotly contested district is generally split between Democrats and Republicans with both parties seeing it as a bellwether of where the nation will go after November.