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Blue Dog Coalition

Amanda Terkel

Half Of The Blue Dog Coalition Goes Down In GOP Wave

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Who Let the Blue Dogs Out?

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Solomon

This is a grim story about the care and feeding of a Blue Dog. Right now, Congresswoman Jane Harman is facing a serious primary challenge from a genuine progressive, Marcy Winograd, in Southern California's 36th congressional district.

Ryan Grim

Frank Bites Back, Demands Retraction Of Blue Dog Comments In Politico

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Backers of President Obama's cornerstone financial regulatory reform proposal pushed back Monday against the Blue Dog Coalition, which is promoting a ...

Blue Dogs Rolling In Health Industry Money

McClatchy | Halimah Abdullah | McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Obama administration and Democrats wrangled over the timing, shape and cost of health care overhaul efforts during the first half of the year, ...

Clinton-Era Freshman Dem Tells Blue Dogs: Get Some Guts

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Blue Dogs fret about health care, Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky can relate. The woman who cast the deciding vote on Clinton's 1993 budget talks abou...

Part 2: Un-Spinning Healthcare Reform

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

The problem isn't a few highly specialized physicians as much as it is the gaping maw between the few zip codes where they practice and the rest of the country. This is the real class warfare.

Battling the Blue Dogs

Steve Hildebrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Hildebrand

Blue Dogs view themselves as centrists. I look at the term centrist and think of politicians who are afraid to take positions on issues that might cause heartburn with swing voters.

Salon: Blue Dogs Put Corporate Interests Over Party, Constituents

Salon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nobody could be better positioned than the Democrats who call themselves "Blue Dogs" to sabotage healthcare reform, the primary objective of their pre...

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...

Jeff Muskus

Reid: Senate Will Miss Obama's Health Care Deadline

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) made it official Thursday, telling reporters that his chamber will miss President Obama's August-recess dea...

Obama Meets With Blue Dogs Dems In Push On Health Care Reform

FOX News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama has invited a small group of fiscally-conscious House Democrats -- known as the "Blue Dogs" -- to the White House Tuesday morning in a...

It's Time to Spay and Neuter the Blue Dogs on Health Care

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The Blue Dog coalition loved spending lavishly on the Iraq war only to rediscover the evil of budget deficits as soon as Obama was elected.

'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...

Ryan Grim

Blue Dog Membership List Released

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Call it service journalism. The updated membership list for the influential conservative Democratic group, the Blue Dog Coalition, is available below....

Blue Dogs Are Now Silver Foxes

Rep. Major R. Owens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Major R. Owens

Yes, the knights of change riding into Washington can do it. But only if they are vigilant against the Blue Dogs who hunt in the jungles of the capitol.