Heyl: Tyrannical Office Behavior Helped To Topple Tim Murphy - Patch.com

Patch.comHeyl: Tyrannical Office Behavior Helped To Topple Tim MurphyPatch.comIt wasn't just the extramarital affair that proved to be U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy's undoing. Nor was it the publication of text messages in which the anti-abortion congressman seemingly suggested his mistress consider getting one during a pregnancy false ...and more »

Abortion double-cross was beginning of end for congressman - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Abortion double-cross was beginning of end for congressmanMinneapolis Star TribunePITTSBURGH — U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy had counted on his anti-abortion record as one of many planks to help him get elected to Congress eight times, and it was his perceived personal betrayal of that record that ended his career. For Murphy, a practicing ...and more »

Hypocrite pro-life Republican who quit over asking his mistress to have an abortion accused of letting his female ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailHypocrite pro-life Republican who quit over asking his mistress to have an abortion accused of letting his female ...Daily Mail... other stories about his treatment of staff might break; Politico found that Murphy's Chief of Staff Susan Mosychuk had been verbally abusive to staff; DailyMail.com's source said, 'Working there was a nightmare. I cried every other day in that ...and more »

Opinion: No place in our government for hypocrites like Tim Murphy - Bucks County Courier Times

Bucks County Courier TimesOpinion: No place in our government for hypocrites like Tim MurphyBucks County Courier TimesPennsylvania Rep. Tim Murphy, seen here in July, announced his resignation on Thursday. [Keith Srakocic / Associated Press]. Pennsylvania Rep. Tim Murphy has a “flawless voting record,” if you ask the Family Research Council, a Christian-conservative ...and more »

US Rep. Tim Murphy to resign amid affair scandal - Observer-Reporter

Observer-ReporterUS Rep. Tim Murphy to resign amid affair scandalObserver-ReporterU.S. Rep. Tim Murphy, who earlier admitted to an affair, announced he will resign his seat later this month after text messages with his mistress showed he urged her to have an abortion after they initially thought she might be pregnant. Murphy, an ...and more »

Murphy's Law (of Hypocrisy): It's OK to Be Anti-Abortion Until You Need One - Rewire

RewireMurphy's Law (of Hypocrisy): It's OK to Be Anti-Abortion Until You Need OneRewireBecause abortion opponents like Rep. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania, who was outed for asking a mistress to end a pregnancy, have "good" abortions. Facebook; Twitter; Email; Permalink; Instapaper; Print. Murphy's personal hypocrisy is clear, but the ...and more »

Pro-lifers and pro-choicers united in disgust for Cong. Murphy - Philly.com

Philly.comPro-lifers and pro-choicers united in disgust for Cong. MurphyPhilly.comYou know what I despise more than people who advocate for abortion rights? It's a really tiny category, occupied by only one life form, because I hate few things as much as the people who dehumanize the developing child. But this week I encountered ...and more »

A Little Bit of Hypocrisy Goes a Long Way - Bloomberg

BloombergA Little Bit of Hypocrisy Goes a Long WayBloombergPoliticians like Tim Murphy are often called hypocrites, and the term doesn't always fit. It might here. by. Stephen L. Carter. @StepCarter More stories by Stephen L. Carter. October 6, 2017, 10:51 AM PDT. Do as I say, not as I do. Photographer: Andrew ...and more »

Murphy trades “retirement” for near-immediate resignation as shoes drop - Hot Air

Hot AirMurphy trades “retirement” for near-immediate resignation as shoes dropHot AirOld and busted: Tim Murphy plans to retire. New hotness: Murphy quits ASAP, with a gentle nudge out the door from Paul Ryan. The pro-life Congressman who urged his mistress to consider an abortion changed his exit date from January 2019 to October ...and more »

US congressman to resign after report alleged he asked woman to have an abortion - Business Insider

Business InsiderUS congressman to resign after report alleged he asked woman to have an abortionBusiness InsiderWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Representative Tim Murphy will resign from Congress on Oct. 21, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday, following a report alleging that Murphy had asked a woman with whom he was having an affair to get ...and more »

'Pro-Life' Congressman Resigns After Suggesting Mistress Have an Abortion - Care2.com

Care2.com'Pro-Life' Congressman Resigns After Suggesting Mistress Have an AbortionCare2.comThere's a common saying among abortion activists that the “pro-life” movement only believes in abortion in three cases: “rape, incest, and mine.” Once again we learn that is indeed the case as another anti-abortion politician has been caught urging a ...and more »

Sex scandal costs House Republican his job - MSNBC

MSNBCSex scandal costs House Republican his jobMSNBCRep. Tim Murphy's (R-Pa.) sex scandal evolved slowly, but ended abruptly. We learned about a month ago that the Pennsylvania Republican, who's taken a far-right stance on social issues, had an extra-marital affair. The story grew more serious this week ...and more »

Sex, sanctimony and Congress - Albany Times Union

Sex, sanctimony and CongressAlbany Times UnionLast week the House of Representatives voted 237-189 to make it a crime for a doctor to perform an abortion on a woman who has been pregnant more than 20 weeks. Victory for the anti-choice forces. One of whom was apparently very interested in ...and more »

Republican lawmakers looking to run for Murphy's congressional seat - WPXI Pittsburgh

WPXI PittsburghRepublican lawmakers looking to run for Murphy's congressional seatWPXI PittsburghHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican state lawmakers are rushing to run for a congressional seat in southwestern Pennsylvania that is being vacated by GOP Congressman Tim Murphy amid revelations of an extramarital affair in which the anti-abortion ...and more »

Anti-abortion Rep. Tim Murphy, who reportedly urged abortion, resigns from Congress - CW33 NewsFix

Anti-abortion Rep. Tim Murphy, who reportedly urged abortion, resigns from CongressCW33 NewsFix(CNN) -- Republican Rep. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania will resign from his position, effective October 21, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced in a statement Thursday. "This afternoon I received a letter of resignation from Congressman Tim Murphy," Ryan ...and more »

Tim Murphy to Resign Oct. 21 After Affair Revelations - Roll Call

Roll CallTim Murphy to Resign Oct. 21 After Affair RevelationsRoll CallPennsylvania Rep. Tim Murphy's upcoming departure will prompt a special election in the 18th District. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo). Bridget Bowman · @bridgetbhc. Posted Oct 5, 2017 4:31 PM. Save for later. Rep. Tim Murphy will resign effective ...and more »

Republican Rep. Tim Murphy's Office Harbored 'A Culture of Abuse,' Former Staffers Allege - Jezebel

JezebelRepublican Rep. Tim Murphy's Office Harbored 'A Culture of Abuse,' Former Staffers AllegeJezebelPennsylvania Congressman Tim Murphy, an anti-abortion Republican, announced his resignation after the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that he encouraged his mistress to have an abortion. But according to Politico, it wasn't really his flagrant ...and more »

Liberal Man Secretly Impressed By Disgraced Congressman's Mistress's Looks and Age Difference - The Daily Banter

The Daily BanterLiberal Man Secretly Impressed By Disgraced Congressman's Mistress's Looks and Age DifferenceThe Daily BanterMan tries to put himself in disgraced congressman's shoes in order to empathize with him... Or Patriarchal Conditioning is a Bish to undo. Pick your poison. Author: Frederic Poag; Publish date: a few seconds ago; Social count: 0. Man tries to put ...and more »

The Flagrant Sexual Hypocrisy of Conservative Men - New York Times

New York TimesThe Flagrant Sexual Hypocrisy of Conservative MenNew York TimesRepresentative Tim Murphy, Republican of Pennsylvania, on Capitol Hill in 2014. He announced on Thursday that he would resign his seat in the wake of news reports saying that he urged his mistress to have an abortion. Credit Jonathan Ernst/Reuters.and more »

Nets Cover GOP Congressman Resigning, Ignored When It Was a Dem - NewsBusters (press release) (blog)

NewsBusters (press release) (blog)Nets Cover GOP Congressman Resigning, Ignored When It Was a DemNewsBusters (press release) (blog)When Republican Congressman Tim Murphy from Pennsylvania resigned in disgrace on October 5, all three broadcast evening shows ran reports on it. NBC's Today also covered this story the following morning. But just last year when another Pennsylvania ...and more »