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Will the Blue Dog Democrats be power brokers?

Jan 17, 2001 —
Topics: Politics
Dan Gunderson

As the sharply divided congress convenes, there's a great deal of debate about who will wield power in Washington D. C. With House Republicans holding a slim five vote majority, some pundits say the moderate Blue Dog Democrats will form a centrist power base. But Minnesota Seventh District Congressman Collin Peterson, a founding member of the Blue Dogs, says that's unlikely to happen. Minnesota Public Radios Dan Gunderson reports.