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Meet the Blue Dog Democrats, Fiscally Conservative House Members
The Blue Dog Coalition was founded in 1994 to provide a unified voice for moderate members of the Democratic Party in the US House of Representatives,  ...
U.S. House Democratic Leadership, 2011 to 2012
On November 17, 2010, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced the new minority leadership team for the 112th Congress, which was elected by the ...
2002 Iraq War Vote: 156 Congress Members Who Voted NO
Six House Republicans and one independent joined 126 Democratic members of the House of Re[resentatives in voting NAY, on October 11, 2002, to the ...
What's a Blue Dog Democrat?
After the Republican takeover of Congress in 1994, a group of moderate House Democrats blamed the defeat on what they saw as an overly liberal element that  ...
Record Number of Women in Congress in 2013 in Both House, Senate
Both legislative bodies are seeing more women than in previous years with record high numbers: 78 women in the House (58 Democrats, 20 Republicans) and ...
Congress and the White House - Political Majority
See the political makeup of the House of Representatives and Senate. Learn how many Republicans and Democrats have been sent to Washington over the ...
113th Congress - Details and Information - US Politics on About.com
Jan 3, 2013 ... The political makeup of the 113th Congress was split: Republicans controlled the House of Representatives and Democrats controlled the ...
Blue Dog Democrat - Definition & Political Philosophy
The term Blue Dog Democrat is used to describe members of the U.S. House of Representatives who are moderate or more conservative in their voting record ...
Steny Hoyer Profile - Profile of Rep. Steny Hoyer, House Minority Whip
Ebullient and energetic, Steny Hoyer has been a key leader of House Democrats since 1987. In 2002, Hoyer lost to Rep. Nancy Pelosi in a bid to become House ...
Congressional Profiles - House of Representatives
Democrat Sam Rayburn (1882 - 1961) of Texas served in the House from 1940 until he died in 1961. He was elected speaker in 1940 (63rd Congress); his ...
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