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Mar 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced its endorsement of H.R. 129, No Budget, No Pay Act, which was authored by Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-05) and co-sponsored by several other Blue Dog members.

Mar 11, 2019 Press Release

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:

 

Mar 8, 2019 Press Release

Today, the Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46) issued the following statement on H.R. 1, For the People Act of 2019, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R.

Mar 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, the Co-Chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition’s Task Force on Fiscal Responsibility and Government Reform—Reps. Ed Case (HI-01) and Ben McAdams (UT-04)—delivered remarks before the House Budget Committee to draw attention to the national debt and call for a fiscally-responsible budget.

 

Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced its policy task forces for the 116th Congress.

Feb 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Administration, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07) issued the following statement in response to the bipartisan border deal:

 

Feb 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, in an exclusive CNN Opinion editorial, the co-chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Anthony Brindisi (NY-22), J.

Feb 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address:

 

Jan 30, 2019 Press Release

The Democratic Blue Dog Coalition has endorsed H.R. 270, Government Shutdown Impact Report Act of 2019, which was introduced by Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), the Blue Dog Coalition Co-Chair for Policy.

 

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In The News

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:

 

Jan 15, 2014 In The News

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.

Jan 8, 2014 In The News

Congressman Kurt Schrader, co-chair of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition, today released the following statement on the retirement of Congressman Mike McIntyre (D-NC):


Dec 18, 2013 In The News

Blue Dogs Urge Budget Conferees and House Leadership to Find Bi-Partisan Solutions To Nation’s Fiscal Challenges: Earlier this month, the co-chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition, along with three members of the moderate Republican “Tuesday Group,” sent a letter to Congressman Paul Ryan and Senator Patty Murray committing to work with them “on a bipartisan solution that solves our nati

Dec 18, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON – Congressman Kurt Schrader, co-chair of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition, today released the following statement on the retirement of Congressman Jim Matheson (D-UT):

Feb 11, 2013 In The News

Written by Alan Ota

Blue Dog Democrats are hunting for the middle ground in the partisan fight over spending and taxes, and they are looking at centrist Republicans as potential allies.

Feb 5, 2013 In The News
Written by Byron Tau 

“It’s something we plan to do from time to time,” Dent said at an event hosted by the Republican Main Street Partnership, another group that represents GOP moderates.

Meetings across the aisle worked in the past to help build consensus, Dent said.

Jan 3, 2013 In The News
By Ronnie Shows and Charlie Melancon

Dec 2, 2012 In The News
By U.S. Rep John Barrow, Blue Dog Coalition Co-Chair for Policy

Congress has a lot of unfinished work before the end of the year. But if the last election has taught us anything — especially the election in the 12th Congressional District — it’s that folks are tired of business as usual in Washington.

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