How Scott Murphy Got Here

HOOSICK FALLS—Scott Murphy claimed that Saturday was just another stump day in his campaign for the recently vacated Gillibrand seat in Congress, and that his message to voters hadn’t changed.
“We’ve been running one campaign the whole time,” Murphy told me when asked if things would change now that an independent poll shows him within four points of his opponent, Assembly Republican Leader Jim Tedisco. “We’ve been on the same message from the beginning, to the end. We’re not going to say different things to different people. What our message is, is my experience building small businesses, and taking those kinds of problem-solving solutions to Washington.

How Scott Murphy Got Here