Congressman Faces Voters Angry Over Health Care

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Rep. Lloyd Doggett

Rep. Lloyd Doggett, a Democrat from Texas, appeared Saturday morning outside an Austin grocery store, for what was supposed to be a community meeting about how to change the health care system. But his message was overshadowed by a group of vocal opponents to Democratic health care proposals.

Host Michel Martin talks to Congressman Doggett about the much-publicized event and where the national debate over health care is headed.



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