Mollineau: Blue Dog Democrats are poised to play a crucial role in the next Congress

Mollineau: Blue Dog Democrats are poised to play a crucial role in the next Congress

“Pragmatism never has been and never will be a sexy message, but these members were elected in part because of their pragmatism,” said Democratic strategist Rodell Mollineau, a partner at ROKK Solutions, a Washington consultancy. “The priority is maintaining and expanding the majority. As a bloc, there’s a lot of strength in the Blue Dog Coalition.”