Who We Are

The Blue Dog Coalition is an official caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives comprised of 25 fiscally-responsible Democrats, who are leading the way to find commonsense solutions. They are pragmatic Democrats, appealing to the mainstream values of the American public. The Blue Dogs are dedicated to pursuing fiscally-responsible policies, ensuring a strong national defense for our country, and transcending party lines to get things done for the American people.

Latest News

Feb 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, in response to the New York Times report revealing that U.S. intelligence officials briefed lawmakers that Russia is meddling in the 2020 election in an attempt to get President Trump re-elected, the Blue Dog Co-Chair for Administration and former Department of Defense national security specialist, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07) issued the following statement:
Feb 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today marks the beginning of the Blue Dog Coalition’s 25th year fighting for fiscal responsibility, a strong national defense, and bipartisan, commonsense solutions in Congress. As part of the celebration, the Coalition released a set of resources documenting its history.

Feb 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Twenty-five years ago today, 23 members of the House Democratic Caucus held a press conference to announce the formation of the Blue Dog Coalition, a caucus of pragmatic Democrats who are dedicated to fiscal responsibility and ensuring a strong national defense.