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Castro launches 2020 bid with nod to party's future

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - When 44-year-old Julián Castro officially launches his presidential campaign Saturday, he'll be one of the youngest candidates in the prospective 2020 Democratic field. And he'll be first - and likely only - Latino candidate. That could give Castro an edge in a key early presidential state - Nevada has the highest percentage of Hispanic voters of the four early voting states. And it's likewise an asset in California, which stands to cast a long shadow over the Democratic presidential primary now that its primary has been moved forward to early March. Together, the...
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Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro Expected To Launch Presidential Campaign

Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro Expected To Launch Presidential Campaign

5 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Former Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro has a big announcement planned in Texas on Saturday, after weeks of hinting he was ready to join the growing 2020 Democratic field.
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Democrat Julian Castro expected to launch 2020 U.S. presidential bid

5 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Texas Democrat Julian Castro, a former San Antonio mayor who went on to be the top U.S. housing official, was expected to formally announce his White House bid on Saturday, the first Hispanic in what looks to be a crowded field of candidates vying to challenge President Donald Trump in the November 2020 election.
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