Since the start of the year, this is the first example of true bipartisanship I have seen in a long time.
As a result, “you’ll see a budget come out of the House that spends considerably less,” said Rep. Allen Boyd, D-Fla., a leader of the Blue Dog Democrats, a group of 47 of the party’s House of Representatives conservatives and moderates.
If all 47 Blue Dogs joined the House’s 178 Republicans, they could deny Democratic leaders a House majority of 218.
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Two other factors are also making Democrats nervous: Upcoming Congressional Budget Office projections and an increasingly loud Republican drumbeat about spending.
Bring the noise.