Blue Dog Coalition


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Blue Dog Coalition

A caucus of Democrats in the United States House of Representatives who are moderate to conservative on fiscal issues. The Blue Dog Coalition does not have a cohesive ideology but tends to stand between Republicans and more liberal Democrats on matters like federal spending, entitlement programs and national security. Many members of the Blue Dog Coalition are also socially conservative..
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The so-called Democratic Blue Dog Coalition, an influential faction within the majority party, also said they had "strong reservations about the process and direction" of the proposed legislation.
Four Democrats voted against the bill, all of whom are members of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition.
After winning by six points, she joined the conservative-leaning Blue Dog Coalition.
That's why the president should pay attention when the 51-member Blue Dog coalition cites Wyden's Healthy American's Act as an approach that is, in the words of Rep.
Member of Blue Dog Coalition (fiscally conservative Democrats) Occupation: Business Owner
Two informal House groups--the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition and the Republican Tuesday Group--are well positioned for bipartisan consensus.
The boyish-looking former prosecutor and state senator walks the halls of Congress in conservative suits and has allied himself with his party's moderate, centrist Blue Dog Coalition.
The legislation currently has nearly 200 bipartisan co-sponsors from across the country - that includes Tea Party members from the Republican Study Committee; the Black Caucus; and, the Blue Dog Coalition.
A member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and what's left of the moderate Blue Dog coalition, Cuellar said Texas lawmakers from his party who recently switched to the GOP should have first considered their options.
The conservative Blue Dog Coalition, liberal Progressive Caucus, Congressional Black Caucus, and other groups grappled over the cost and role of government in America's Affordable Health Choices Act (H.
As a member of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition and the New Democrat Network, I look forward to working with the president on bipartisan legislative efforts.