Henry Cuellar has a proven record of getting things done. An expert on border security, international trade, energy, and job creation. The son of migrant workers, Henry worked his way through college washing dishes and became the most degreed member of Congress. In this campaign his priorities are increasing access to health care and lowering prescription drug prices, protecting local jobs, stopping Trump and his border wall, and supporting our local public schools. As a senior, respected member of Congress, Henry has delivered tens of millions to address local priorities. Henry has established a reputation for bringing common sense to Congress and always puts the families he represents first.
Born as one of eight children to migrant farm workers in Laredo, Texas, Congressman Cuellar was raised with strong family values and an unwavering work ethic to attain an advanced education. As the most degreed member of Congress, he points to education as the platform for his two decades of public service in Texas.
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