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Blue Dog Dems

Amanda Terkel

Half Of The Blue Dog Coalition Goes Down In GOP Wave | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday was a tough night for Democrats, as they watched Republicans win enough seats to take back the House in the next Congress and be...

Best Political Halloween Costumes: Put Your Costume Where Your Mouth Is

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

Wear a fancy suit with a top hat and a cane. Stuff yourself with pillow so you look as bloated as possible. Wear a dollar sign around your neck (you can make it out of tin foil.) You're... Too big to fail.

Waxman: Blue Dogs Must Relent On Health Care Reform

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) says there is "no alternative" to having healthcare legislation bypass his commit...

'Blue Dog' Democrats Demand Billions In Pet Projects

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Representative Jim Marshall is a Georgia Democrat and a member of his party's Blue Dog Coalition, a group of lawmakers bound by a desire to restr...

Obama To Meet With Blue Dog Democrats, Sell Stimulus

Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama, following a day trip to Florida Tuesday to once again sell his stimulus plan, will host the 49 conservative House Democrat members of...

Evan Bayh Forming Conservative "Blue Dog" Caucus In Senate

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via Open Left, Roll Call reports: Bayh, who has spoken with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) about his initiative, said he is trying to cr...

Glenn Greenwald: Time To Kick The Blue Dog Dems Out

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In American politics, exceedingly few positions generate overwhelming agreement across the ideological spectrum. Even propositions that ought to be un...

Sam Stein

$40 Million Health Care Campaign Will Target Some Dems | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A consortium of progressive groups, think tanks, trade unions and activists are set to launch a $40 million health care campaign to prepare the ground...