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Jolly and Murphy continue bipartisan discussion on Congressional gridlock

The former congressmen will visit Harvard next week with other stops to follow.
The American flag flies in front of the U.S. Capitol dome at sunset. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, file)
Published Mar. 16, 2018

David Jolly and Patrick Murphy are going to Harvard.

The former congressmen said Friday they will continue their town hall tour, "Why Gridlock Rules Washington," with a stop at Harvard University and other schools beginning March 22.

"Despite the frustrations with Washington, we believe there are solutions to the gridlock and are excited to pull back the curtain for more people across the country to get involved in our democracy," said Murphy, a Democrat.

"The response to our town halls has been overwhelming and I think that speaks to the desire by people to see Republicans and Democrats work together, not against each other, to solve our biggest issues," said Jolly, a Republican.

The Harvard University stop on March 22 will be hosted by the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum.

A May 23 event at the University of Chicago will be moderated by David Axelrod.

Harvard University – March 22

Ocean Reef Club – March 28

Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute – April 10

Florida House on Capitol Hill – April 12

Tufts University – April 12

University of Chicago – May 23

Florida Association of Community Health Centers – July 31