The Center on National Security


A Conversation with Senator Chris Murphy

The Center on National Security hosted a U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) for a discussion on "U.S. Foreign Policy Today" on October 6, 2016. 

Senator Chris Murphy is the Junior United States Senator from Connecticut. He has dedicated his career to public service, working on numerous issues including job creation, affordable health care, education, and foreign policy. He is a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, serving as the Chairman of the Subcommittee on European Affairs (2013 - 2014) and as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Near East, Central and South Asia, and Counterterrorism (2015 - present). He previously served in the United States House of Representatives, representing Connecticut's 5th congressional district from 2007 to 2013. Before being elected to Congress, Senator Murphy was a member of both chambers of the Connecticut General Assembly, serving in the Connecticut House of Representatives (1999-2003) and the Connecticut Senate (2003-2007).