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Nancy Pelosi endorses Lloyd Doggett for re-election to the 37th Congressional District 

***Press Release***   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: info@votedoggett.com November 4, 2021   Nancy Pelosi endorses Lloyd Doggett for re-election to the 37th Congressional District    Austin, TX – Today, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) released an endorsement of U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-Austin) as he seeks re-election in Texas CD-37: “As Chair of …

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Elizabeth Warren “Proud to Endorse Longtime Friend and Ally” Lloyd Doggett

***Press Release***   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Info@votedoggett.com November 2, 2021 Elizabeth Warren “Proud to Endorse Longtime Friend and Ally” Lloyd Doggett   Austin, TX – Today, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released an endorsement of U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-Austin) as he seeks re-election in Texas CD-37: “I’m proud to endorse my longtime friend …

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Congressional Progressive Caucus PAC Endorses Congressman Lloyd Doggett for Re-Election in TX-37

Friday, October 22nd Contact: Evan Brown press@weareprogressives.org   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Congressional Progressive Caucus PAC endorsed Congressman Lloyd Doggett for re-election in Texas’ 37th congressional district. Congressional Progressive Caucus PAC Co-Chairs Pramila Jayapal, Mark Pocan, and Jamie Raskin released the following statement: “Right now, progressives in Congress are fighting hard to ensure we …

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Austin American-Statesman: U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett to run in new proposed congressional district based in Austin

Lloyd Doggett, a longtime Democratic congressman from Austin, is running to represent a newly formed U.S. House district that encompasses much of the city. Doggett, 75, currently represents the 35th District, which stretches from East Austin to San Antonio. But now his sights are set on the 37th District, one of two new congressional seats …

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Lloyd Doggett announces run for new Texas congressional seat in Austin

Austonia: Lloyd Doggett announces run for new Texas congressional seat in Austin

As the newly proposed congressional map for Texas heads into last-minute negotiations, Rep. Lloyd Doggett announced his candidacy on Monday for the new district located entirely in Travis County. Doggett asked Austinites for their vote in his run for the new District 37 seat at the site of Bryker Woods Elementary, where he attended as a kid. Getting …

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Politico: Biden admin backs direct government drug price negotiations

A new Biden administration plan aimed at lowering prescription drug prices endorses giving the government sweeping power to directly negotiate the cost of medicines, calling it one of the key steps Congress could take to make drugs “more affordable and equitable” for all Americans. The plan — developed by the Department of Health and Human …

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KXAN: Nancy Pelosi visiting Austin with Rep. Doggett to tout ‘Build Back Better’ healthcare expansion

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Speaker of the U.S. House Nancy Pelosi is paying a trip to the Lone Star State on Thursday to tout progress on healthcare expansion under the Build Back Better Act. Pelosi will join Texas U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett to highlight Democrats’ priorities in the forthcoming act, which in part aims to strengthen …

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Community Impact Newspaper: Families receive monthly payments beginning July 15 from increased child tax credit

Eligible parents with children under 18 are about to have more money in their bank accounts because of a newly expanded Child Tax Credit. There is no limit to the amount of eligible children a family can have to benefit from the CTC, and there is no limit to the amount families who can receive …

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San Antonio Express News: Ted Cruz mocked for blasting Democrats who fled Texas

Democratic U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett represents communities in San Antonio and Austin. In 1979, Doggett and other state senators left the state to stop an election bill. Doggett said he applauds state Democrats for trying to do the same. “Our courageous colleagues in the Texas legislature chose not to be accomplices by sitting at their …

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Austin Chronicle: Texas Bill Gives Localities a Way Past State Obstruction to Medicaid

More than a decade after the Affordable Care Act’s passage – and three U.S. Supreme Court rulings upholding the national health care law, the most recent just a few weeks ago – 12 states continue to hold out on expanding Medicaid coverage for millions of lower-income residents, despite the ACA’s guarantees of federal funding for …

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