Tag: Blue Dog Coalition

Bipartisan (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Bipartisan (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Bipartisan When members from two different political parties (in the contemporary Congress, Democrats and Republicans) work together to find a common solution, or when members from both parties work together in a group or jointly sponsor or co-sponsor legislation. In the House, the Speaker consults […]

Blue Dog Coalition / CMO (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Blue Dog Coalition / CMO (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Blue Dog Coalition / CMO The Blue Dog Coalition is a congressional member organization (CMO) made up of “conservative” House Democrats.   Van Hollen on Blue Dog Democrats   A few of the other CMOs as of 2012 include: Central American Caucus Community College Caucus […]

Caucus / Congressional Member Organization / CMO / Congressional Staff Organization / CSO (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Caucus / Congressional Member Organization / CMO / Congressional Staff Organization / CSO (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Caucus / Congressional Member Organization / CMO / Congressional Staff Organization / CSO Caucus is from the Algonquian Indian language, where caucus meant “to meet together.” An informal organization of members of the House or the Senate, or both, that exists to discuss issues of […]