Chris Murphy broke through the gridlock on guns. He’s not done.
The Connecticut senator guided a gun safety package through Congress after years of trying. Colleagues credit him for listening, and not letting the perfect be the enemy of the good. Part 1 of 2.
Clad in running shoes and a UConn baseball cap, Sen. Chris Murphy walks along the shoulder of a two-lane road, a red umbrella bobbing above his head. Occasionally, he’s splashed by a passing car.
The junior senator is on his sixth “Walk Across Connecticut,” in which he treks from one end of his state to the other,...