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.
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.
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition Co-Chair for Communications, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46), issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s budget proposal:
WASHINGTON—Today, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46) issued the following statement ahead of President Trump’s State of the Union address:
WASHINGTON—Today, the fiscally-responsible Blue Dog Coalition announced its endorsement of H.R. 5226, Funding Deadline Enforcement Act, which would force Congress to pass all appropriations bills on time instead of relying on temporary Continuing Resolutions (CRs).
WASHINGTON—Today, the co-chairs of the Blue Dog Task Force on Infrastructure and Job Creation—Reps. Joe Cunningham (SC-01) and Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11)—issued the following statement on the House Democratic Caucus’ $760 billion infrastructure framework.
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, announced its endorsement of H.R.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The leadership of the Blue Dog Coalition issued the following statement today in response to the release of the President’s FY2015 budget proposal:
WASHINGTON – The Democratic Blue Dog Coalition is expanding its ranks in the U.S. House of Representatives by adding Rep. Ron Barber (D-AZ), Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL), Rep. Nick Rahall (D-WV) and Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ). These additions bring the coalition’s total membership to 19.