Month: August 2018

DMN: Trump ‘very sad’ at convictions of lawyer and campaign chair, as Texas Democrats demand impeachment

With legal clouds darkening over the White House, Democratic lawmakers from Texas stepped up demands Tuesday for impeachment and at the least, public hearings into the conduct of President Donald Trump and his associates. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, an Austin Democrat, chastised Republicans for their “ongoing silence and wishy-washy wavering,” asserting that their refusal to confront …

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NBC: H.S. student invents game on evils of gerrymandering. Arnold Schwarzenegger plays.

Josh Lafair, with help from his older siblings, created “Mapmaker” to show how partisans can draw politically advantageous districts. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, applauded the Lafairs, saying he has seen firsthand how the rules of redistricting have been stretched. Elected to the House in 1994, he has represented three different districts, with three different numbers. …

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JustCare: Congressman Doggett takes lead on Medicare drug price negotiation bill

Congressman Lloyd Doggett of Texas, along with 59 other House Democrats, just introduced a bill that would require Medicare drug price negotiation. Doggett’s bill provides the Secretary of HHS with the countervailing power needed to keep Pharma from gouging people with Medicare. And, if Pharma refuses to sell a prescription drug at a fair price, …

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