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Moderate Democrats

The Definition of a Moderate Democrat

December 21, 2009

A Moderate Democrat is simply a liberal who fakes apprehension or opposition to a specific liberal policy until he/she sees what the Democrat leadership is willing to pay for his/her vote.  See:  Nelson, Ben; Landrieu, Mary; Lincoln, Blanche.

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Blue-Dogs Seek Leadership

November 8, 2008

One of the reasons that the Democrats won the Congress in 2006 is that they ran moderate-sounding Democrats in Red states.  The trend continued in 2008 as they picked up another 20 seats.  Now the Blue-Dogs are asserting themselves by demanding a seat at the leadership table in the House. Says Rep. Allen Boyd (D-Fla.), [...]

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