Pennsylvania has five Blue Dogs, including Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper
, one of the few women in the coalition.
Other Pennsylvania Blue Dogs are Jason Altmire,
who is co-chair of the New Democratic Coalition's task force on healthcare reform, Christopher Carney
, who sits on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Tim Holden,
who was recently appointed vice chairman of the House Agriculture committee, and Patrick Murphy
, who is the first Iraq war veteran elected to Congress.