Dem Rep. Stephanie Murphy Won’t Seek Reelection

ABC News reports:

Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-Fla.), a key leader among centrist House Democrats, announced Monday that she won’t seek reelection next year as her party faces increasingly tough odds for keeping its majorities in Congress.

Murphy, a co-chair of the Blue Dog Coalition, said in a video announcement that she wanted to spend more time with her family, including two children.

Murphy was first elected to the House in 2016 when she unseated a 12-term GOP incumbent, Rep. John Mica, the former chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

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