In 1992, Patty Murray was first elected to represent Washington in the Senate. The Senator is the first woman senator from Washington and the highest-ranking woman in the Senate.
Senator Murray is an ally to the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement on Capitol Hill. She was a prominent advocate for the Iran Nuclear Agreement, and allied herself with J Street in standing against additional Iran nuclear sanctions in 2014. Senator Murray is a strong supporter of and advocate for a two-state solution and supports a foreign policy that preserves a two-state option. She also supported S. Res. 185, reaffirming the US government’s commitment to Israeli-Palestinian negotiations towards ending the conflict.