Julian Castro

16th Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and 181st Mayor of San Antonio

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Julian Castro: 16th Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and 181st Mayor of San Antonio
Julián Castro is an American politician from San Antonio. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the youngest member of President Obama's Cabinet, serving as the 16th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 2014 to 2017. Castro served as the mayor of his native San Antonio, Texas from 2009 until he joined Barack Obama's cabinet in 2014.


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Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro on “The Takeout” - 8/28/2020

Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro joins Major to talk about his encounter with violating the Hatch Act while in office in 2016 compared to how President Trump and current administration officials are..
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Julian Castro weighs in on policing in wake of Kenosha shooting

On "The Takeout" podcast this week, the former presidential candidate also talked with Major Garrett about his own violation of the Hatch Act in 2016.
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Julián Castro: There should be more diverse voices at DNC

Julián Castro says speakers at the Democratic National Convention don't reflect a full representation of the party and is calling for more progress to be made in that area. The former secretary of the..
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The Unconventional Convention Season: A Conversation About the 2020 Election

Four New York Times political reporters provide their insights in a live discussion with Julián Castro. Watch it here. - Published

Julián Castro Announces Endorsements Of Candidates Focused On Police Reform

julián castro announces endorsements of candidates focused on police reform
HOUSTON (CBSNEWS.COM) — Former San Antonio Mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Julián Castro announced Sunday the first endorsements for candidates he says are...
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Former rival Julian Castro endorses Biden as best candidate to reform policing

Former Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro endorsed Joe Biden for president on Tuesday, saying he understands the urgent need to reform law enforcement practices amid the nationwide..
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Julián Castro: ‘It’s a Totally Porous Safety Net’

The former presidential candidate on lessons from the pandemic, his next moves and why Joe Biden needs Latino voters. - Published

Biden picks up Colin Allred as 10th Black Caucus endorser

biden picks up colin allred as 10th black caucus endorser
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Monday picked up his 10th endorsement from a Congressional Black Caucus member, with Texas Rep. Colin Allred’s decision underscoring the former vice..
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Here's the latest for Wednesday January 8th: Iranian missiles fired at bases housing US troops; Ukrainian plane crash in Iran; McConnell says he can start impeachment trial without decision on.. - Published

Democratic presidential contender Warren calls on Trump to 'de-escalate' with Iran

Democratic White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren rallied a raucous crowd of thousands in New York City on Tuesday alongside former rival Julian Castro, whose endorsement a day earlier could boost her..
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Julián Castro endorses Elizabeth Warren in presidential race

julián castro endorses elizabeth warren in presidential race
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Obama administration housing chief Julián Castro is endorsing Elizabeth Warren's presidential bid, saying the Massachusetts senator is “the most qualified, best-equipped..
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Democrat Julián Castro drops out of 2020 presidential race

democrat julián castro drops out of 2020 presidential race
AUSTIN, Texas — Former Obama housing secretary Julián Castro on Thursday ended his run for president that pushed the 2020 field on immigration and swung hard at rivals on the debate stage but never..
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US election 2020: Julian Castro ends White House campaign

The former Obama housing secretary says in a tweet: "I've determined that it simply isn't our time."
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Julián Castro Ends Presidential Campaign

Mr. Castro, the former housing secretary and mayor of San Antonio, was the only Latino candidate in the race. He championed progressive policies but did not find his footing in polls. - Published Also reported by •CBS News

Omitted from debate stage, 2020 Democratic hopefuls seek limelight elsewhere

Miles from where seven Democratic presidential hopefuls will take the debate stage on Thursday night in Los Angeles, Julian Castro on Wednesday walked the city's Skid Row, the largest encampment of..
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Do Democrats Really Want an All-White Field in 2020? Cory Booker Hopes Not.

As the party reckons with the likelihood of an all-white candidate line up for the December debate, Mr. Booker and Julián Castro see fund-raising gains. - Published

Julián Castro, in Plan to End Hunger, Warns Against Neglecting the Poor

“In our politics today, we’ve forgotten to talk about the poor as intently as we’ve fought for the middle class,” Mr. Castro said, proposing free breakfast and lunch for all public school.. - Published

Why Voters Don’t Seem Interested in Barrier-Breaking Candidates

Julián Castro and Kamala Harris are pitching themselves partially on being a ‘first,’ but neither is gaining traction. - Published

Julian Castro – the sole Latino candidate – lags in Latino support as Democratic primaries loom

Julian Castro has struggled with name recognition in a crowded field. Latino voters may be looking for a candidate who can beat Donald Trump. - Published

Julián Castro laying off staffers in New Hampshire and South Carolina

President Obama's former housing secretary, Julián Castro, is eliminating his field offices in New Hampshire and South Carolina. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns joins Elaine Quijano on "Red..
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Full interview of Julián Castro on "Face the Nation"

Julián Castro spoke with "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan from San Antonio, Texas, for the Jan. 13, 2019, broadcast.
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Open: This is Face the Nation, January 13

This week on “Face the Nation,” moderator Margaret Brennan interviews Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and former Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson. Plus,..
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Julián Castro eliminates campaign staff in 2 states

He's the latest presidential candidate to restructure his campaign as the 2020 election nears
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'We're not going anywhere': Julián Castro's campaign meets $800K goal

His campaign said Friday in a statement they received more than $1 million in October from "nearly 50,000 donors." - Published

Castro says Trump's attacks are part of his reelection playbook

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the president's tweet's targeting Rep. Elijah Cummings, and a "safe third country" asylum agreement the U.S. signed..
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Julian Castro takes step toward 2020 presidential run

Democrat Julian Castro says he's forming an exploratory committee for a possible run for the White House. The former Obama administration HUD secretary is likely to face a lot of competition. CBS News..
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Julián Castro becomes 10th Democrat to qualify for September debate

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro is the latest Democratic candidate to qualify for September's debates, thanks to a new national poll putting him at 2%. But how well do..
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Castro says he'll drop out unless he raises $800,000 by end of month

Julián Castro's presidential campaign said Monday that the former Housing Secretary would be "forced to drop out of the race"
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Julián Castro didn't shine at the Democratic presidential debate, but it's still a win

Julián Castro has a tough road to the White House. But the Latino candidate dared to dream, and that's still inspirational. - Published

CNN slammed for asking about Ellen, but not climate change, at Democratic debate

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro said the failure to ask more substantive questions was "journalistic malpractice." - Published

Julián Castro: "I never think I get enough time" on debate stage

Former Obama Housing Secretary Julián Castro said he thought Tuesday's debate stage was "a little crowded" with 12 Democrats. Castro joined Ed O'Keefe and Caitlin Huey-Burns in the spin room after the..
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Julian Castro Escorted LGBT Migrants Across the Border Only for CBP to Send Them Back After He Left

julian castro escorted lgbt migrants across the border only for cbp to send them back after he left
Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Julián Castro has accused the Trump administration of ignoring "due process" after he escorted 12 asylum seekers to the U.S. border only to learn they had been..
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Julián Castro Was Never as Outspoken as His Mother, Until Trump

He was raised by a second-generation Mexican-American whose activism was more pronounced than her son’s ever was. At least until this president came along. - Published

Castro's campaign manager says fundraising email not "a threat to quit"

The former Housing and Urban Development secretary will not be shutting down his campaign if he doesn't qualify for the fifth Democratic primary debate, according to Maya Rupert
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Castro says 'it will be the end of my campaign' without more money to help make November debate

Julián Castro's email comes less than a week after Sen. Cory Booker's presidential campaign asked for more donations so he won't have to end his campaign. - Published

Julian Castro is no ageist, he's just practicing presidential politics while Hispanic

If Joe Biden ever faces Donald Trump, Julian Castro's moves will seem like a 'love tap.' - Published

Politics Week in Review: From tense moments in the third Democratic debate to Trump's latest foreign policy challenge

Presidential candidate Julian Castro defended his attack on former Vice President Joe Biden in the third Democratic primary debate. Meanwhile, the Trump administration must respond to air strikes on..
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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Biden on Castro's debate comments

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he thinks Thursday's third Democratic debate was a "good night" but also says he could have done better. CBS News 2020 campaign reporter Bo Erickson joins CBSN to..
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2020 Daily Trail Markers: 2020 Daily Trail Markers: Co-hosts for fourth Democratic debate are announced

And after the third Democratic debate, Julian Castro defended his remarks to Joe Biden. He talked with Ed O'Keefe on CBSN
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Tomi Lahren apologizes after Democrat Julián Castro calls out 'anti-immigrant' statement

"We have to have a means to defend ourselves from—who knows who's coming in," Tomi Lahren said while laying out a defense of the Second Amendment. - Published

Julian Castro: Joe Biden's rival denies veiled dig at his age

Julian Castro repeatedly told Mr Biden he was "forgetting what you said two minutes ago".
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Deval Patrick calls Castro's attack on Biden "unnecessary"

"There are differences in how the candidates view their policy choices and their policy proposals and that is all fare game, but it doesn't have to be trivialized," said Patrick
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Former Mass. Governor Deval Patrick says he "groaned" at Julian Castro's "unnecessary" attack on Biden

CBS News’ newest political contributor, former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the third Democratic debate and what he expects to see in the coming..
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Why Julian Castro may have made a mistake in targeting Joe Biden

The divisions between the candidates were impossible to miss on some issues. Over the course of nearly three hours, perhaps the most notable differences came between the top three contenders at center..
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Health care, immigration and guns dominate third Democratic debate

Julián Castro took on Joe Biden, Beto O'Rourke received loud cheers when he said he would take away assault weapons and all the candidates shared personal stories of resiliency. Elaine Quijano hosts..
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Castro defends debate attack on Biden

Julián Castro made a direct jab at frontrunner Joe Biden at the third debate, suggesting "are you forgetting something you said two minutes ago?" In the spin room post-debate, CBS News' Ed O'Keefe..
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Third Democratic debate wraps up in Houston

Julián Castro took on Joe Biden and Beto O'Rourke doubled down on his vow to take assault rifles while health care, immigration and gun control took center stage at the third Democratic debate. CBS..
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Now, That’s What Julián Castro Calls a Democratic Primary

The top 10 candidates took the debate stage together for the first time, as the time to draw contrasts begins to run out. - Published

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