Congressman Doggett

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

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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. Learn More

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Salon: “We are relearning democracy”: 5 Ways the anti-Trump movement “Indivisible” is redefining political action

"But, unlike the rest of us, Levin, Greenberg and colleague Sarah Dohl had some specific ideas. Levin and Dohl had worked for Congressman Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, when the Tea Party launched in 2009, and they witnessed firsthand the effectiveness of that movement. They noted that Tea Party protests worked even in the context of a president who had majority support. They figured that the combination of Trump’s weak mandate and unlikeability had to make him an easier target for political resistance than President Obama had been." Read the full article here. Keep Reading

AAS: Doggett: Obamacare fight led to victory for resistance but GOP ‘Empire will strike back’

"Austin’s U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett might feel like the force is strong with Democrats on Friday after a GOP attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act – aka Obamacare – foundered, but he warned that the “Empire will strike back.” Doggett’s statement came just after U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan announced that he had pulled the President Trump-backed American Health Care Act because of a lack of Republican votes. “Republicans bet on blitzkrieg and lost,” Doggett said in a statement. “This is a victory for the resistance, but the Empire will strike back.”" Read full article here. Keep Reading
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