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Nov 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, a caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives comprised of fiscally-responsible Democrats, announced its endorsement of H.Con. Res. 44, the Fiscal State of the Nation Resolution.

Oct 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Communications and Outreach, issued the following statement on the delayed vote on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package:

Sep 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Blue Dog leadership expressed its support for a vote on a bipartisan resolution that would require an annual fiscal state of the nation be presented to Congress. The resolution, H.Con.Res. 44, authored by Rep.

Sep 23, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Today, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included several Blue Dog Coalition priorities to strengthen our nation’s defense apparatus as outlined in
Sep 22, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, announced it has endorsed a slate of amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). These amendments include measures that would accomplish the following: 1) Strengthen support for U.S.
Aug 20, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition announced it has endorsed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which the Senate passed on August 10, 2021.
Aug 10, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Co-Chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Ed Case (HI-01), Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), Abigail Spanberger (VA-07), and Kurt Schrader (OR-05)—issued the following statement on the Senate passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act:
 
Aug 4, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition, announced it has endorsed the Strengthening Unemployment Programs to Provide Opportunities for Recovery and Training (SUPPORT) for New Workers Act, which helps unemployed Americans return to work by ensuring that they do not lose income when they
Jul 28, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Abigail Spanberger (VA-07), the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Communications, issued the following statement on the bipartisan infrastructure deal achieved in the United States Senate:
 
Jul 22, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to national security, announced its endorsement of two pieces of legislation aimed at supporting the efforts of the United States to counter the Chinese government’s influence around the world.
 

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In The News

Aug 14, 2020 In The News

The headlines speak for themselves. Washington Post noted it’s a different kind of Blue Dog Coalition today.

Feb 19, 2020 In The News

When he organized the first retreat of the Blue Dog Coalition in 1995, then-Rep. John Tanner reserved 50 rooms at a resort on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

Jun 24, 2019 In The News

The House’s most moderate Democrats are rolling out a detailed policy plan on Friday aimed at countering foreign election interference, in hopes that they can refocus the post-Mueller Report discussion away from impeachment and instead revive election security measures languishing in Mitch McConnell’s Senate.

 

Jun 11, 2019 In The News

Top members of the centrist Democrat Blue Dog Coalition are holding out hope for bipartisan accomplishments on pressing infrastructure projects.

 

Jun 5, 2019 In The News

Members of the Blue Dog Coalition, a group of moderate House Democrats, are cautioning the party's leadership against disregarding the caucus’ pay-as-you-go rule.

 

Jun 4, 2019 In The News

When Mikie Sherrill first ran into the congressional Blue Dog coalition in 2018, she wasn’t sure it would be the place for her.

 

May 7, 2019 In The News

Speaker Nancy Pelosi took a veiled shot at Rep. Stephanie Murphy during a closed-door meeting after the centrist Florida Democrat bucked party leaders on a contentious immigration vote.

 

Apr 9, 2019 In The News

A group of moderate House Democrats is proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution as they try to further distance themselves from the party’s progressive wing, which is backing big boosts in spending for social programs and infrastructure.

 

Feb 27, 2019 In The News

You might not have heard much about us, but the moderates are in the House.

 

Nov 28, 2018 In The News

The Blue Dog Coalition on Tuesday elected three new co-chairs — all current freshmen — to lead the group of two dozen fiscally conservative Democrats in the next Congress. 

Florida Rep. Stephanie Murphy will serve as the administration co-chair, Arizona Rep. Tom O’Halleran as the policy co-chair and California Rep. Lou Correa as the communications co-chair.

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