(FREE BEACON) Florida Democrat Patrick Murphy went by his middle name “Erin” until he decided to pursue a life in politics in 2011, according to a Washington Free Beacon investigation.
All traces of Murphy before his political career—from mentions in the Miami Herald to his signature on official documents—indicate that he was known to all as “Erin.”
Murphy reinvented himself in 2011 after hiring a political consultant to map out his congressional run. He moved to a new district, switched party affiliations, and started telling tall tales about being a successful small business owner.
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