About the New Dems

Founded in 1997, the New Democrat Coalition is dedicated to maintaining America's standing as the world's strongest, most successful nation. Over the nineteen-year history of the Coalition, the group has grown in influence and size, currently covering over one-fourth of the House Democratic Caucus.

A fiscally-responsible, moderate bloc of lawmakers dedicated to policies that foster American success, the New Democrat Coalition is a vehicle for the millions of Americans who feel unrepresented in today's broken political process. 

Latest News

Dec 1, 2016 Press Release

Today the New Democrat Coalition was proud to elect a new leadership team for the 115th Congress. The Coalition voted in support of electing Rep. Jim Himes (CT-04) to succeed Rep. Ron Kind (WI-03) as Chair and elected Reps. Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Jared Polis (CO-02), and Terri Sewell (AL-07) to serve as Vice-Chairs. Rep.

Nov 17, 2016 Press Release

54 strong, New Dems will make up more than one fourth of the House Democratic Caucus in the 115th Congress and will play a pivotal role in forging a bipartisan consensus

Sep 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5719, the Empowering Employees through Stock Ownership Act (EESO).

Sep 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday Co-Chairs Jared Polis (CO-02), Joaquin Castro (TX-20), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) of the New Democrat Coalition 21st Century Education, Immigration, and Workforce Task Force sent a letter to leadership of the Committee on

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