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Aug 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Anthony Brindisi (NY-22), the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Whip and Co-Chair of the Blue Dog Task Force on Economic Growth, issued the following statement on the current state of pandemic response negotiations:

 

Jul 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, announced its endorsement of two bills, H.R 7553, Deadly Escalation by Foreign Entities Notification and Disclosure (DEFEND) Act, and

Jul 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the House passed the bipartisan, bicameral Seeding Rural Resilience Act, which was included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

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Jul 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Communications, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46), issued the following statement in response to the passing of civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis:   

 

Jul 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, members of the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House and Senate leadership urging them to include measures to further protect taxpayer dollars in the next round of pandemic response funding.

Jul 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, 13 members of the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, introduced legislation requiring the U.S.

Jun 29, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Administration, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), issued the following statement in response to reports revealing a Russian plot to pay bounties to the Taliban to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan and reports that there has been a Republican-only briefing on the matter:
Jun 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Administration, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), issued the following statement in response to this week’s introduction of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020:

 

May 27, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON—The members of the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House leadership this week calling on them to pursue bipartisan mechanisms to gather the facts regarding the actions of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) at the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak and throughout the pandemic.
May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Policy, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), issued the following statement on House passage of H.R. 6800, The Heroes Act:

 

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In The News

Feb 19, 2020 In The News

When he organized the first retreat of the Blue Dog Coalition in 1995, then-Rep. John Tanner reserved 50 rooms at a resort on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

Jun 24, 2019 In The News

The House’s most moderate Democrats are rolling out a detailed policy plan on Friday aimed at countering foreign election interference, in hopes that they can refocus the post-Mueller Report discussion away from impeachment and instead revive election security measures languishing in Mitch McConnell’s Senate.

 

Jun 11, 2019 In The News

Top members of the centrist Democrat Blue Dog Coalition are holding out hope for bipartisan accomplishments on pressing infrastructure projects.

 

Jun 5, 2019 In The News

Members of the Blue Dog Coalition, a group of moderate House Democrats, are cautioning the party's leadership against disregarding the caucus’ pay-as-you-go rule.

 

Jun 4, 2019 In The News

When Mikie Sherrill first ran into the congressional Blue Dog coalition in 2018, she wasn’t sure it would be the place for her.

 

May 7, 2019 In The News

Speaker Nancy Pelosi took a veiled shot at Rep. Stephanie Murphy during a closed-door meeting after the centrist Florida Democrat bucked party leaders on a contentious immigration vote.

 

Apr 9, 2019 In The News

A group of moderate House Democrats is proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution as they try to further distance themselves from the party’s progressive wing, which is backing big boosts in spending for social programs and infrastructure.

 

Feb 27, 2019 In The News

You might not have heard much about us, but the moderates are in the House.

 

Nov 28, 2018 In The News

The Blue Dog Coalition on Tuesday elected three new co-chairs — all current freshmen — to lead the group of two dozen fiscally conservative Democrats in the next Congress. 

Florida Rep. Stephanie Murphy will serve as the administration co-chair, Arizona Rep. Tom O’Halleran as the policy co-chair and California Rep. Lou Correa as the communications co-chair.

Oct 31, 2018 In The News

Rural communities that were left behind during the post-Recession recovery are fed up with lip service from politicians in Washington.

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