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Blue Dogs Health Care

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...

Zack Space To Oppose Health Care Bill

Zanesville Times Recorder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Zack Space said Thursday he plans to oppose the health care bill passed by the U.S. Senate. He made the announcement shortly after House Sp...

Blue Dog Democrats Dominate House Health Care Debate

The New York Review Of Books | Michael Tomasky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So what did the House Blue Dogs do on the health care vote last Saturday? They were more supportive than one might think: Of the fifty-two-member coal...

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matt Osborne

The Republican strategy of delay escalated their misfortune; their "tea party" movement is a great, big Teabagger Fail, and the media's credibility is shot right along with them.

25 Blue Dogs Have Said They Support a Public Option | 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...

Mike Ross Defends Pharmacy Sale Amidst Investigation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This article was produced by ProPublica under a Creative Commons license....

Sam Stein

Key Blue Dog Democrat Pushes Health Insurance Co-ops (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the chief Blue Dog Democrats in the House made the case on Monday that fellow members of his party should get behind health care legislation th...

MoveOn Threatens Blue Dogs Who Might Block Health Reform

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MoveOn has produced a hard-hitting ad that will be unleashed in the districts of any Blue Dog Dems who vote against the House Dems' health care bill i...

Blue Dogs Receive More Health Industry Backing Than Other Democrats | Dan Eggen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On June 19, Rep. Mike Ross of Arkansas made clear that he and a group of other conservative Democrats known as the Blue Dogs were increasingly unhapp...

Durbin: Obama Needs To Step Up During Recess

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) called on Obama to get involved while Congress is in recess. "I say this as a member of Congress who's bee...