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Julian Castro Says He's Running for Democratic Presidential Nod

5 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Former San Antonio Mayor and Obama administration official Julian Castro formally announced he'll run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, attempting to get an early jump on what's expected to be a crowded field of candidates.
Castro has been considered a rising star in the Democratic Party - he was a contender to be Hillary Clinton's running mate in 2016 - but he'll be entering a race that's likely to include candidates with bigger national profiles and well-established fundraising operations.
"We're going to make sure that the promise of America is available to everyone,''...
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Julián Castro, Obama housing chief, launches 2020 campaign during San Antonio rally

5 monthes ago   |   By ABC

Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro launched his campaign Saturday morning, the latest in a growing field of contenders for the Democratic nomination.
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Julián Castro is joining the 2020 Democratic presidential race. The former San Antonio mayor was HUD secretary under Obama

5 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

Castro, 44, said in December that he was forming a presidential exploratory committee. He has said his priorities include making college more affordable, expanding health care and ensuring senior citizens live with dignity. This is a developing story. It will be updated.
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Former HUD secretary Julián Castro joins 2020 Democratic presidential field

5 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

The former San Antonio mayor has pitched himself as “the antidote to Donald Trump.”
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Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro joins 2020 campaign

5 monthes ago   |   By National Post

SAN ANTONIO - Former Obama Cabinet member Julian Castro joined the 2020 presidential race Saturday as the rush of Democrats making early moves to challenge President Donald Trump accelerates, while anticipation grows around bigger names still considering a White House run.
“I'm running for president because it's time for new leadership, because it's time for new energy and it's time for a new commitment to make sure that the opportunities that I've had are available to every American,” he told cheering supporters.
Castro, who could end up being the only Latino in what is shaping up to be a...
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Julián Castro, Former Housing Secretary, Announces Presidential Run

5 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

Mr. Castro joins Elizabeth Warren and John Delaney on the list of Democrats who have begun formally campaigning for the party's 2020 nomination.
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Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro joins 2020 campaign

5 monthes ago   |   By Star Tribune

Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro is now in the 2020 Democratic race for president, and he could end up being the only Latino in what's expected to be a crowded field of White House contenders.
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