Blue Dog Democrat

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Blue Dog Democrat

n
a fiscally conservative member of the Democratic Party
[perhaps influenced by Yellow Dog Democrat, a term formerly used to describe Southern supporters of the Democratic Party]
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The House Blue Dog Coalition of moderate to conservative Democrats has dwindled from 54 in 2010 to a mere 18 today.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), the House's primary campaign group, is coordinating with the Blue Dog Coalition, a group of 18 moderate Democrats that has shriveled in numbers and power in recent years, Bloomberg (https://www.
He cited Gallego's membership in the Blue Dog Coalition, which bills itself as representing the center of the U.
One of the last remaining members of the Blue Dog Coalition, the three-term Congressman was hit by congressional redistricting that made his western North Carolina district much more difficult for a Democrat to win.
As one of three co-chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition of fiscally conservative Democrats, Melancon has supported many of the positions of franchise businesses, especially as they struggled to recover from the recession.
Members of the Blue Dog Coalition, a group of 54 mostly rural House Democrats, did not fare well in the recent elections.
This letter comes after those from Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairmen Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Richard Lugar (R-IN) and a bi-partisan group of 29 other senators, the Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the Blue Dog Coalition and the Congressional Black Caucus.
Peterson is a member of the Blue Dog coalition, a group of Democratic House members that claims to be fiscally conservative on most issues.
and the Blue Dog Coalition of fiscally conservative House Democrats have been pressing for legislation that would require most new tax cuts or spending increases to be offset with tax hikes or spending cuts elsewhere in the federal budget.
The Blue Dog Coalition of self-described fiscally conservative House Democrats praised his work.
The so-called Blue Dog Coalition, a group of fiscally conservative House Democrats, had objected to the legislation's estimated $1 trillion cost over 10 years and said a vote by representatives would have to wait until after Labor Day.
The liberal activist outfit USAction has announced it will launch a television advertising campaign to pressure four Blue Dog Coalition members on the House Budget Committee to support Obama's budget.