Lloyd Doggett's file:
Doggett

Democrat from Texas

Rep. Lloyd Doggett was initially elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1994.

Recent statements involving Lloyd Doggett

Travis County is "surrounded by red counties."

"During the last election, Democrats won over a million votes more than Republicans, but because of the way districts are designed, the Republicans got 33 more members of the House of Representatives than the Democrats did."

"The last time Republicans held hostage a resolution to ensure that our country’s bills were paid cost us more than $1 billion in added interest and slowed the economic recovery."

Lloyd Doggett "made millions off companies like Bank of America while they took taxpayer bailout money."

Says he represents or has represented about half the San Antonio-rooted district in which he seeks election.

Recent stories featuring Lloyd Doggett

UPDATED: Government shutdown shuttered House’s “official” laundry:

Roger Williams alerted us to a shuttered congressional laundry. But it's reopened.

Doggett v. Cornyn:

Lloyd Doggett drew a Half True bead on John Cornyn’s mention of partly shutting down the government.
 

PolitiFact checked more than 30 candidate claims before Texas party primaries:

We poked into more than 30 claims by, or about, candidates on the Texas party primary ballots, extending from remarks by U.S. Senate candidates through those by hopefuls for Travis County and Williamson County posts.

Reminders dead ahead.

Rick Perry and the Texas economy:

With Texas Gov. Rick Perry now running for president, we review our fact-checking on claims about jobs and the Texas economy.

Fact-checking claims about the Texas economy:

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