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Blue Dog Leader Goes To War With Pelosi

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The first female Speaker's famous iron grip on her Caucus has been shaken lately by another woman. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has made passing a...

25 Blue Dogs Have Said They Support a Public Option

firedoglake.com | Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The fact that a Blue Dog has supported a public option in the past does not mean that they will support one now -- their principles tend to be lobbyis...

Blue Dog Democrats

Jonathan Richards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

As Obama tries to reform health care, his Blue Dog companions may not be man's best friend. ...

Will Our Progressives In Congress Fight For The Public Option?

Noelle Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Noelle Bell

If more than 40 members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus take the pledge to support a public option, then we know they're serious about health care reform and aren't just spouting words.

Anti-EFCA Dem Linked To Dead Worker In New Union TV Ad

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This is some rough stuff. The SEIU has just launched a hard-hitting Web video that ties Blue Dog Democrat Dan Boren to the horrific death of a worker ...

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...

Conservatism Is Dead; Long Live Liberalism? (Part II)

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amitai Etzioni

The conservatives' well of ideas may well have run dry, but the American majority has hardly turned liberal. So could the most compelling ideas be neither conservative nor liberal but communitarian?

Lobbysts, Corporations Giving Heaps Of Cash To Conservative Dems

CQ | Alan Ota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Once a splinter group with Southern, populist roots, the Blue Dog Coalition has become a pinstriped national alliance with ties to K Street and a penc...