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Aug 20, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition announced it has endorsed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which the Senate passed on August 10, 2021.
Aug 10, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Co-Chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Ed Case (HI-01), Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), Abigail Spanberger (VA-07), and Kurt Schrader (OR-05)—issued the following statement on the Senate passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act:
 
Aug 4, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition, announced it has endorsed the Strengthening Unemployment Programs to Provide Opportunities for Recovery and Training (SUPPORT) for New Workers Act, which helps unemployed Americans return to work by ensuring that they do not lose income when they
Jul 28, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Abigail Spanberger (VA-07), the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Communications, issued the following statement on the bipartisan infrastructure deal achieved in the United States Senate:
 
Jul 22, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to national security, announced its endorsement of two pieces of legislation aimed at supporting the efforts of the United States to counter the Chinese government’s influence around the world.
 
Jul 14, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, members of the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, calling for the establishme
Jun 30, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to national security, announced its endorsement of H. Res. 503, Establishing the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Whip, issued the following statement on the endorsement:
 
Jun 24, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, Blue Dog Coalition leadership sent a letter to House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Mike Rogers, House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee Chairwoman Betty McCollum, and House
Jun 15, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition announced the addition of Rep. Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) to the Coalition’s leadership and other leadership changes for the 117th Congress. These changes adhere to the Coalition’s bylaws, which prohibit Members from serving in the same Coalition co-chair position for more than one Congress.
Jun 2, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, members of the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, calling for the funds to expand broadband in the pending infrastructure legislation to be flexible.

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In The News

Aug 14, 2020 In The News

The headlines speak for themselves. Washington Post noted it’s a different kind of Blue Dog Coalition today.

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.

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