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Dem Rep Castro: ‘Possible’ House Votes to Impeach if Dems Win in 2018

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX) said that it’s “possible” a majority of the House of Representatives will vote to impeach the president if the Democrats win the House in the 2018 elections. Anchor Chris Matthews asked,

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Dem Rep Castro: Trump Jr.’s Russia Meeting ‘Unpatriotic’

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Representative Joaquín Castro (D-TX) argued that Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign was unpatriotic. Castro said, “[H]ere you’re dealing with the president and the president’s son, who is

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Joaquin Castro Compares Trump’s Immigration Order to ‘Operation Wetback’

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “All In,” Rep. Joaquín Castro (D-TX), who previously said Congress should potentially draw up “articles of impeachment” against President Donald Trump, said Trump’s halting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries is like “Operation Wetback, which took many Mexican

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Democrat Rep. Joaquin Castro: Impeach Trump over Refugee Order

Texas Democratic Representative Joaquin Castro says Congress should draw up “articles of impeachment” against President Donald Trump over his executive order, which temporarily prohibits the arrival of Syrian refugees into the United States and halts entry of citizens from Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Libya.

ALBIA, IA - JANUARY 26: Former Texas governor Rick Perry (L) speaks on behalf of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz (R-TX) during a media event before a campaign stop at Bogie's Steakhouse on January 26, 2016 in Albia, Iowa. The Democratic and Republican Iowa Caucuses, the first step in nominating …

Rick Perry Beats Ted Cruz in New 2018 Senate Primary Poll

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry beats U.S. Senator Ted Cruz in a hypothetical 2018 GOP senate primary poll published Thursday. The poll shows Gov. Perry with a 9 point lead over the incumbent freshman senator.

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Ted Cruz Takes Massive Hit in Latest Texas Favorability Poll

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has taken a massive hit in a new favorability poll among likely Texas voters. More than 60 percent of those polled said they had an unfavorable opinion of the freshman senator. The poll also shows the incumbent senator in a statistical tie in a hypothetical race against Democrat U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro.

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Texas Democrat Believes Eliminating Legal Term ‘Alien’ is a National Priority

U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro believes it is time to make the elimination of the legal term used to describe people from another country, “Alien,” from our law books. Castro compared the term that has been used for decades to describe the immigration status of people entering this country legally or illegally to the words “lunatic” and “mentally retarded.”

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Dem Seeks To Strip ‘Alien’ From Federal Law To Respect Immigrants

While the word “alien” has been used to refer to foreign nationals in the U.S. for more than 220 years, the term dehumanizes immigrants and should be stripped from federal law, according to Rep. Joaquin Castro (R-TX). He’s introduced a bill to replace “alien” with “foreign national” and “illegal alien” with “undocumented foreign national” in federal law and executive agency documents.

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Widespread Anti-Semitic Vandalism Strikes Texas Jewish Community

A Texas Jewish community was rocked by what law enforcement is investigating as a hate crime. Unmistakable widespread anti-Semitic vandalism defaced a subdivision and the neighboring Orthodox synagogue, tagging property with hateful ethnic slurs, curse words, “KKK,” and worse.