Founded in 1997, the New Democrat Coalition is a key group of Democratic legislators dedicated to maintaining America's status 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 roughly one-fourth of the House Democratic Caucus.
The New Democrat Coalition is made up of 54 democratic, pro-growth, innovation-focused lawmakers committed to seeking pragmatic solutions to help hard working Americans compete in our increasingly globalized economy. The New Democrats are committed to strengthening, modernizing, and maintaining the U.S. national infrastructure in order to keep America the most competitive, creative, and innovative country in the world. To do this, we have to be tough and smart on national security. As policy entrepreneurs, New Dems seek new and effective ways to keep America the most competitive, creative, and innovative country in the world.
The New Democrat Coalition believes in ideas over ideology. We are a solutions-oriented, pragmatic coalition that is future focused group of Democratic lawmakers committed to finding commonsense solutions that Americans need.