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  • Blue Dogs to Obama: ‘Time to Approve Keystone Has Come’

    06/15/2013 1:06:46 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | June 14, 2013 - 7:50 am | Bridget Johnson
    Blue Dog Democrats are asking President Obama to quit stalling and approve the Keystone XL pipeline. Members of the fiscally conservative coalition sent a letter to Obama on Wednesday saying “the time to approve the Keystone XL project has come.” “Construction of the Keystone XL pipeline will provide a positive impact to a broad spectrum of the American economy,” wrote coalition co-chair Reps. John Barrow (D-Ga.) and Kurt Schraeder (D-Ore.). “An estimated 13,000 direct jobs will be created, with an additional 7,000 direct jobs needed to keep it operational. If the recent jobs report shows us anything, it’s that Americans...
  • Red State Dems Finally Pay Attention to Jobs--THEIR OWN !

    11/05/2009 5:59:24 AM PST · by Shellybenoit · 1 replies · 503+ views
    Politico/The Lid ^ | 11/05/09 | The Lid
    Generally, from the time that they are elected, members of Congress turn their attention to the most pressing issues of their districts that, of course, is getting re-elected. Usually that means district earmarks, having their staffs listen to the concerns of their constituents and following up with pre-written issue pieces that have very little to do with their concerns. This year, especially for those blue dogs in red states, funny things happened to disrupt their usual agenda; tax day tea parties, summer town halls, and a 9/12 rally in Washington. Perhaps the biggest thing to open the eyes of the...

    07/16/2009 9:40:15 PM PDT · by Sun · 101 replies · 3,927+ views
    Laura ^ | July 16, 2009 | Staff
    BLUE DOG DEMS CAN KILL OBAMA HEALTH CARE REFORM There are EIGHT "Blue Dog Democrats" who sit on the Energy and Commerce Committee. If these eight Democrats do not support the legislation, passage would likely not succeed. It is CRITICAL to contact them TODAY and make your voice heard. John Barrow (GA-12) p: (202) 225-2823, f: (202) 225-3377, email. Bart Gordon (TN-06) p: (202) 225-4231, f: (202) 225-6887, email. Baron Hill (IN-09) p: (202) 225-5315, f: (202) 226-6866, email. Jane Harman (CA-36) p: (202) 225-8220, f: (202) 226-7290, email. Jim Matheson (UT-02) p: (202) 225-3011, f: (202) 225-5638, email. Charlie...