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Friday, January 04, 2013

Murphy, Esty Begin New Political Careers

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By Ana Radelat

www.ctmirror.org

Washington—As soon as the 113th Congress was gaveled in today, there was a new face in Connecticut’s congressional delegation, one member has been promoted from the House to the Senate and others have new jobs.

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Vice President Joe Biden speaks today with Owen Murphy, 4, during the swearing in of his dad, new U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy. Murphy’s wife, Catherine, and 1-year-old Rider also participated. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Ctmirror.org photo

Chris Murphy, a Democrat who represented Connecticut’s 5th District in the House for six years, was sworn in as Connecticut’s junior senator, replacing retired Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn.

Upon taking his oath, Murphy, 39, became the youngest member of the U.S. Senate. He’s also one of the least senior in Congress. Only eight or nine freshmen senators have served less time in the U.S. House than Murphy.

Murphy said he’s still resentful about his last days as a House member. Up to the last minute, Congress struggled to save the nation from a “fiscal cliff” posed by imminent tax increases and cuts to federal programs.

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Posted 01/04/13 at 01:10 AM

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