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A conservative Democratic politician, specifically a member of a coalition of (chiefly) Southern Democrats who identify themselves as moderates. Frequently attributive, especially in "Blue Dog Democrat" and "Blue Dog Coalition".
1990s. From blue + dog, after yellow dog.
Blue Dog/ˈbluː dɒɡ/
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