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Oct 19, 2017 Press Release

Today, the co-chairs of the fiscally-responsible, Democratic Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Jim Costa (D-CA), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)—released the following statement in response to the Senate passing a GOP budget resolution that waives the Senate PAYGO rule:

Oct 19, 2017 Press Release

Today, the co-chairs of the fiscally-responsible, Democratic Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Jim Costa (D-CA), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)—released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Alexander-Murray health care bill in the Senate:

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Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

Today, the co-chairs of the fiscally-responsible Democratic Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Jim Costa (D-CA), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)—released the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to sign an executive order to end cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments:

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Oct 5, 2017 Press Release

Today, the co-chairs of the fiscally-responsible, Democratic Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Jim Costa (D-CA), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)—released the following statement in response to the House passing the GOP budget resolution:

Oct 4, 2017 Press Release

 WASHINGTON— Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced the Blue Dog Vision for Tax Reform, a set of principles developed in hopes of getting a real seat at the negotiating table with congressional Republicans on tax reform.

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Sep 27, 2017 Press Release

Today, the co-chairs of the fiscally-responsible Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Jim Costa (D-CA), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)—released the following statement in response to the Ryan-McConnell tax framework:

Sep 12, 2017 Press Release

Today, the co-chairs of the fiscally-responsible Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Jim Costa (D-CA), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)—issued the following statement in response to the U.S. national debt surpassing $20 trillion for the first time in U.S. history:

Sep 8, 2017 Press Release

Today, the co-chairs of the fiscally-responsible Democratic Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Jim Costa (D-CA), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)—released the following statement in response to Congress passing legislation that provides aid for disaster relief, funds the government, and raises the debt ceiling:

Sep 8, 2017 Press Release

Today, Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX) and Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL), co-chairs of the Blue Dog Task Force on National Defense, sent a letter to the Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, Rep.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

Today, the fiscally-responsible Democratic Blue Dog Coalition announced that it has endorsed H.J. Res. 107, Balanced Budget Amendment, which was authored and introduced by Rep. Stephanie Murphy, co-chair for the Blue Dog Task Force on Fiscal Responsibility. Rep. Murphy was the first House Democrat to introduce a Balanced Budget Amendment during the 115th Congress.

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In The News

Oct 4, 2017 In The News

A group of conservative House Democrats is embracing some elements of a GOP plan to cut taxes, potentially creating an opening for Republicans to win bipartisan support.

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Oct 4, 2017 In The News

If Congress wants to find out the best strategy to ensure long-term success on tax reform, it must look to its history. The last time Congress passed a comprehensive, bipartisan overhaul of our tax system was over three decades ago. The 1986 tax reform drive was successful because it was an open, bipartisan effort.

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Sep 25, 2017 In The News

Blue Dog Leadership Responds to the U.S. National Debt Surpassing $20 Trillion. Earlier this month, U.S. national debt surpassed $20 trillion for the first time in our nation’s history, and it’s continuing to increase at an alarming rate. The co-chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition—Reps.

Jul 10, 2017 In The News

Here’s what the Blue Dogs have been up to since the House of Representatives was last in session in June 2017. We hope you enjoy catching up on all of the great work our members are doing for the American people.

Jun 16, 2017 In The News

The Blue Dog Coalition of centrist House Democrats is asking for input from K Street as it seeks to formulate a set of principles on tax reform and work with Republicans on the issue.

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Jun 3, 2015 In The News

In 1994, when Republicans won the House for the first time in four decades, a band of fiscally conservative Democrats had a simple explanation: Their party had moved too far to the left.

Mar 5, 2014 In The News

The leadership of the Blue Dog Coalition issued the following statement today in response to the release of the President’s FY2015 budget proposal:

 

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