NewsPatty Murray’s Sprint to 2020
As a mother, grandmother, and a woman elected to the Senate when having just six—six!—woman senators was record-breaking, I believe there is more at stake this November than there has ever been in our lifetimes. That’s why over the next …
NewsSen. Patty Murray Endorses Dr. Kim Schrier for Washington’s 8th Congressional District
(Seattle, WA)— Today, Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) released the following statement. “Washington state needs a representative in Congress who will stand with workers, families, women, patients, and the middle class—and I am proud to endorse Dr. Kim Schrier and …
Press ReleaseSenator Murray Accepts 2018 We Are EMILY Award; Urges Women to Keep Making Their Voices Heard
Murray on her decision to run for United States Senate after watching Anita Hill hearings in 1992: “I was mad. Yelling at the TV wouldn’t fix it. So I decided to run.” “Today it is so inspiring to see so …
NewsThe American Crisis we aren’t addressing
There’s an issue that almost every parent in every community in every state is talking about, but few in Congress are focused on. When I walk the halls of Congress, I hear people talk about a number of issues contributing …
NewsResistance isn’t futile! A progressive victory you didn’t know about.
The moral of the story is clear: Resistance is not futile! As we’ve begun to see in other areas, most notably gun control, it takes a lot of us syncing up our efforts and pushing as hard as we can. …
NewsThe Senate’s quietest dealmaker is ready to be a little louder
Something snapped. After the 2016 presidential election, women nationwide wanted to make a scene. We flooded streets in protest. We filled out ballots. Whispers gave way to battle cries.
NewsSpending bill would double child care funding for low-income families
The spending bill released Wednesday would double the amount of funding provided for child care for low-income working families.
NewsDeVos, Murray spar over school safety commission
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Washington Sen. Patty Murray, the top Democrat on the Senate’s education panel, met earlier this week after President Donald Trump announced that DeVos would chair a federal commission on school safety. Since the Tuesday meeting, …
NewsMurray: I’ll stand by women who have been sexually harassed ‘even if the President won’t’
Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) on Saturday vowed to keep standing with women who are victims of sexual violence and harassment “even if the President won’t.”