Christopher "Chris" S. Murphy

Christopher Scott Murphy is the junior United States Senator from Connecticut, and a member of the Democratic Party, in office since 2013. He previously served in the United States House of Representatives, representing CT-5 from 2007 to 2013. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Christopher "Chris" S. Murphy has 571 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2006 Broadcast as a State Senator for Connecticut. The year with the most videos was 2017 with 90 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 8,852 views per program. Most appearances with Richard Blumenthal (13), Chuck Schumer (11), Dick Durbin (7). Most common tags: Gun Control, Affordable Care Act, Connecticut.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 2013 - Present U.S. Senator, D-CT View Map Videos: 345 c. January 1, 2003 - Present State Senator, Connecticut
Videos: 2


U.S. Representative, D-CT 5th View Map January 4, 2007 - January 3, 2013 Videos: 222 U.S. Representative-Elect, Connecticut
c. November 8, 2006 - c. January 3, 2007 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate met for a period of morning business and general speeches.

  • Nuclear Weapons Authority

    Nuclear Weapons Authority

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing to consider the rules and guidelines for the authority to order the…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate confirmed John Gibson’s nomination to be Defense Department deputy chief management officer. Members voted in favor of…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate continued work on several nominations.

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened with members giving speeches on topics such as Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to be U.S. circuit judge…

  • Authorization for Use of Military Force

    Authorization for Use of Military Force

    Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the…

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