Patricia Murphy is the Capitol Hill Bureau Chief and writer of the column The Capitolist for Politics Daily. She is the founder of Citizen Jane Politics, a non-partisan website for women, and is the former Executive Editor of The American Interest

Prior to working in journalism, she was a Capitol Hill staffer for nine years.

She graduated from Vanderbilt University and holds a master’s degree with honors from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.  She has written for The New York Times Wire Service, appears regularly as a political analyst in national media, including CNN, MSNBC and Fox News Channel, and speaks frequently on new media, women voters and politics.

Follow her on Twitter @1PatriciaMurphy.

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