Congressman Doggett

U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett’s record shows his willingness to stand up for Texas families. Learn More

Texas' 35th District

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The Issues

I have always sought to be a voice for those without a lobbyist or political action committee, focusing my efforts on matters that make a real difference in the lives of our neighbors. I have already filed for re-election for 2018 to continue these efforts.

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AAS: Cruz decries Democrats for failing to applaud Trump’s wins for workers

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, found the speech less provocative than usual for Trump, but no more encouraging about where he is leading the country. “There is just a totally amazing gap between his tweets and his teleprompter readings,” Doggett said. “He’s full of love and unity and not the usual racist rant.” But, Doggett said, “It’s not about the delivery of his speech, which I thought was pretty weak. It is whether he can deliver on any of his commitments, and he hasn’t done very good on that.” “I think the state of the union under Trump is chaotic,... Keep Reading

Houston Chron: For Texans, shutdown drama turned on border, children, Dreamers and soldiers

Austin Democrat Lloyd Doggett, a member of Brady's tax-writing committee, pointed the finger back. "The cause of any government shutdown now will be the same as in the past-Republican intransigence," he said. "If they continue to insist upon an entirely partisan bill that excludes Dreamers, they should not expect Democratic votes. I want the government to remain open for everyone, including our Dreamers." Read the full story here. Keep Reading
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