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Castro launches 2020 bid with nod to party's future

3 days 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

3 days 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

3 days 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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Cotton Seed Sprouts In China's Lunar Lander

Cotton Seed Sprouts In China's Lunar Lander

A mini biosphere was sent up in China's Chang'e-4, which landed on the far side of the moon in early January. Photos show the small, green shoot of a cotton plant in a... Read more ...

Christie: Kushner Got Rid of Me in Political 'Hit Job'

Christie: Kushner Got Rid of Me in Political 'Hit Job'

Another book is coming out on Team Trump, this one from none other than Chris Christie. The Guardian has an early copy of Let Me Finish , and it highlights a part in which the... Read more ...

Trump's Pick For Attorney General Goes Before Senate Committee Tuesday

Trump's Pick For Attorney General Goes Before Senate Committee Tuesday

William Barr, who also served as attorney general under George H.W. Bush, will be grilled by the Senate Judiciary Committee which is full of potential Democratic 2020... Read more ...

Trump Treats Football Champs to White House Fast Food Buffet

Trump Treats Football Champs to White House Fast Food Buffet

The scent of burgers, fries, and victory wafted through the stately White House on Monday as President Trump saluted college football's Clemson Tigers for winning the national... Read more ...

Twitter Users Can't Agree If Serving Fast Food At The White House Is A Good...

Twitter Users Can't Agree If Serving Fast Food At The White House Is A Good Thing

The president plans to celebrate Clemson's national championship by serving the team food from McDonald's, Wendy's and Burger King. Read more ...

Democrats See William Barr Hearing As Their Shot At Protecting The Mueller...

Democrats See William Barr Hearing As Their Shot At Protecting The Mueller Investigation

A letter Sheldon Whitehouse gave to Trump's attorney general nominee last week lays out several lines of questioning ahead of Barr's confirmation hearing Tuesday. Read more ...

Trump Vows He'll 'Never Ever Back Down' On Border Security

Trump Vows He'll 'Never Ever Back Down' On Border Security

Trump said he had dismissed a proposal from Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham to reopen the government for several weeks and continue dealing with Democrats over money for the wall. Read more ...

Los Angeles Teachers Begin Huge Strike

Los Angeles Teachers Begin Huge Strike

“I feel like it's not just about the teachers, it's about everyone,” said a student at the nation's second-largest school district. Read more ...

Pompeo Discusses Khashoggi Murder, Yemen Conflict With Saudi Leaders

Pompeo Discusses Khashoggi Murder, Yemen Conflict With Saudi Leaders

The secretary of state met with Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh on Monday as part of his tour around the Middle East. Read more ...

Americans Blame Mostly One Side for the Shutdown

Americans Blame Mostly One Side for the Shutdown

Who to blame for America's longest-ever government shutdown? Two polls posed that question and got pretty similar answers. A Washington Post -ABC News poll finds that 53%... Read more ...