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Dec 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the fiscally-responsible Blue Dog Coalition has announced its endorsement of H.R.

Nov 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, members of the fiscally-responsible Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, and Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-02), Chairman of the House Committee on Rules, calling for House leadership and committee chairs to abide by the bipartisan Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) rule, which requires Congress to pay for new priorities.


Nov 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the co-chair of the fiscally-responsible Blue Dog Coalition, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46), released the following statement in response to the House passage of a Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government through December 20, 2019:  


Nov 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—The Democratic Blue Dog Coalition has endorsed the bipartisan, bicameral Seeding Rural Resilience Act, which helps to address the growing rate of suicide in rural communities across the country. The bill was introduced in the House by Blue Dog Coalition Co-Chair for Whip, Rep.

Oct 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Co-Chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition and the Co-Chairs of the Blue Dog Task Force on National Security sent a letter to the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees call

Oct 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the House passed two prescription drug pricing bills with bipartisan support, which were endorsed by the Blue Dog Coalition earlier this month.

Oct 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—This week, the Co-Chairs of the Blue Dog Task Force on National Security—Reps. Jeff Van Drew (NJ-02) and Kendra Horn (OK-05)—and other members of the Blue Dog Coalition joined several House Republicans to introduce the House version of the bipartisan, bicameral Protect Our Elections Act, which would prohibit foreign ownership or control of U.S. elections systems.

Oct 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, endorsed the Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act, to protect our elections from foreign interference and disinformation campaigns.

Oct 8, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON—As the House continues its consideration of H.R. 3, Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019, the Blue Dog Coalition has endorsed and called on Congress to take up a series of additional prescription drug pricing bills that, if taken up individually, could pass a Democratic-led House and a Republican-led Senate.
Oct 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—As part of the Blue Dog Blueprint for Fiscal Reform, the fiscally-responsible Blue Dog Coalition has endorsed H.R. 3830, the Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act.


In The News

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.

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.