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Julian Castro on CNN, 2/10/2019

2020 Dem Hopeful Castro: We’re Going to Win Florida, Arizona, Texas

In an interview with CNN’s Van Jones that aired this weekend, Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro explained how tactically he would make the 2020 election difficult for incumbent President Donald Trump to win. According to the former HUD secretary and San Antonio

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Identity Politics and Class Warfare Define Julian Castro 2020 Campaign

Perhaps it was fitting that in the moments that Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam first came under fire late last week for a yearbook photograph portraying two men in racially insensitive manners–one in blackface, the other donning Ku Klux Klan robes–former Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro was the first 2020 Democrat hopeful to call on Northam to resign.

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Community Activists Blast Julian Castro for Housing Policy Hypocrisy

Julian Castro’s nascent presidential campaign has already encountered turbulence from critics on the left, who say his housing track record as Mayor of San Antonio does not match the far left rhetoric and policies he espoused while serving as President Obama’s Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

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Rep. Castro Blasts Brokaw for ‘Xenophobia’

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX), the twin brother of 2020 presidential candidate Julian Castro, ripped NBC’s Tom Brokaw on Sunday for his “xenophobia” and ignorance after Brokaw said that Latinos needed to do more to assimilate.

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2020: Julian Castro Will Let Campaign Workers Unionize

Julian Castro, the 2020 presidential candidate who was former President Barack Obama’s Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary, will reportedly allow his campaign workers to unionize.

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Castro: Trump ‘Not Behaving Like He’s Fit for Office’

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet The Press,” former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro said President Donald Trump was “not behaving like he’s fit for office.” When asked if Trump is fit for office, Castro said, “Well, I can tell you

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Julian Castro Forms 2020 Exploratory Committee

Julian Castro, the former mayor of San Antonio and Housing and Urban Development secretary under President Barack Obama, announced the launch of his presidential exploratory committee Wednesday.

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Texas School Sheds ‘Robert E. Lee’ for ‘Student Safety’

A Texas high school cited “student safety” concerns as the reason for shedding its nearly 60-year-old Confederate namesake, General Robert E. Lee. This marks the second time in a week that public education officials in the Lone Star State used the rationale to strip a slice of history from a campus.

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2020: Paper Suggests Julian Castro Eyeing WH, No Longer Interested in TX

Julian Castro—the former San Antonio mayor who was President Barack Obama’s Housing and Urban Development secretary—may no longer be interested in running for office in Texas because he is eyeing a White House run in 2020, according to the Abilene Reporter-News.

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2020: Julian Castro Creates ‘Opportunity First’ PAC

Julian Castro—the ex-San Antonio mayor who was former President Barack Obama’s Housing and Urban Development secretary, created a political action committee this week, signaling that he may be positioning himself for a 2020 White House run. The “Opportunity First” group,