Patty Murray

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Patty Murray
Patty Murray, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg
United States Senator
from Washington
Assumed office
January 3, 1993
Serving with Maria Cantwell
Preceded byBrock Adams
Democratic Caucus Secretary
Assumed office
January 3, 2007
LeaderHarry Reid
Preceded byDebbie Stabenow
Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Budget
In office
January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2015
Preceded byKent Conrad
Succeeded byMike Enzi
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2013
Preceded byDaniel Akaka
Succeeded byBernie Sanders
Member of the Washington Senate
from the 1st legislative district
In office
January 9, 1989 – January 11, 1993
Preceded byBill Kiskaddon
Succeeded byRosemary McAuliffe
Personal details
Born
Patricia Lynn Johns

(1950-10-11) October 11, 1950 (age 68)
Bothell, Washington, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Rob Murray
ChildrenRandy
Sara
ResidenceBothell, Washington
Alma materWashington State University, Pullman
WebsiteSenate website

Patricia Lynn "Patty" Murray (née Johns; October 11, 1950) is the senior United States Senator from Washington. She is 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.

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