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Julian Castro

Texas Twins Campaign, But They Aren't Sure For What

The New York Times | Jason Horowitz | Posted 04.16.2014 | Latino Voices

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. — Mayor Julián Castro of San Antonio faced off in a televised debate on Tuesday against a Republican candidate for Texas lieutena...

Jimmy Carter: U.S. 'Dormant' On Inequality

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter on Tuesday night lamented continuing inequalities between black and white Americans during a 50th...

California Dems Have Their Eye On 2014

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

(Corrects to recreational from medical marijuana in paragraph 2) By Sharon Bernstein LOS ANGELES, March 9 (Reuters) - C...

Jason Linkins

More And More People Are Not Running For President | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

It is 2014 at the moment, but since there isn't any kind of massive unemployment problem and it's totally safe for pregnant women to drink the water, ...

A New Model For Latino Leadership

VOXXI | Juana Bordas | Posted 11.27.2013 | Latino Voices

Are Latinos void of top leadership? Do Latinos need a national voice that brings them together? A recent survey by The Pew Hispanic Center noted that ...

Joy Resmovits

Education Reform Becomes Dirty 'R-Word' On Mayors' School Turnaround Tour | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

The splashiest education reform wars in recent years have been the province of big-city mayors. New York's Michael Bloomberg (I) and Chicago's Rahm Em...

WATCH: 10 Latinos In Politics To Keep An Eye On

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.25.2013 | Latino Voices

It's no secret that with the rate at which the Latino population is growing in the United States, politics would soon catch up. Latinos are rising acr...

WATCH: 12 Moments That Made Us Proud To Be Latino

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.23.2013 | Latino Voices

It's been a good 12 months for Latinos. From firsts like Richard Blanco reading his poem at Obama's Inauguration to Julian Castro giving the keyno...

Wendy Davis and Julian Castro Are the Texas Future; Ted Cruz and Greg Abbott Are the Texas Past

Brent Budowsky | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The hour will soon arrive when Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis (D) announces whether she will run for governor, and if she does, Texas politics will never be the same.

The Castro Brothers' National Road Show

Politico | Alexander Burns | Posted 08.22.2013 | Latino Voices

In Washington, much of the Democratic Party is experiencing a “Back to the Future” moment, with a pair of white politicians pushing 70 — Hillary...

Connecting Globally to Thrive Locally in the Spirit of the Alamo With Sister Cities International

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 09.22.2013 | Impact
Joshua W. Walker

I have lived the interconnectedness of our world since birth and know that America's strength comes from within and from our global diversity.

Mayor's AMAZING Response To Racist Twitter Troll

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2013 | Latino Voices

San Antonio's mayor isn't putting up with nonsense from the haters on Twitter. Julian Castro, along with fellow Texas politicians Joaquín Castro ...

Julian Castro: 'Dog Catcher Of Texas'

VOXXI | Tony Castro | Posted 07.03.2013 | Latino Voices

There was a time, before he won political office, when in self-deprecating humor Julian Castro used to joke that he couldn’t get elected dog catcher...

Wendy Davis for Texas

Brent Budowsky | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The future of Texas will not be found in voices who prefer a Texas in which Hispanics are second-class citizens when they seek to vote and women are second class citizens when they seek to live their lives as they choose and seek a good job and a fair wage.

Election Results Are In...

Associated Press | Posted 05.13.2013 | Latino Voices

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has been re-elected to a third term. The San Antonio Express-News reports that Castro received 66.5 percent of the ...

Texas, Congress Go Blue If Immigration Reform Goes Down

Brent Budowsky | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Texas is indeed going blue. The only question is when. If Republicans sabotage immigration reform, Texas Democrats may not have to wait for a Hillary Clinton presidential campaign in 2016.

The Key To Turning Texas Blue?

Newsweek | Andrew Romano | Posted 04.16.2013 | Latino Voices

Mayor Julián Castro is on his way to Austin. This wasn’t always part of the plan, or so I’m told. Castro was originally scheduled to spend the da...

Rising Dem Star Plays Long Game Ahead Of 2016

RealClearPolitics | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Julian Castro is a politician in not too much of a hurry. This does not mean he lacks ambition. ...

The Mayor Is Coming! The Mayor Is Coming!

John Hood | Posted 05.06.2013 | Miami
John Hood

When Green Family Foundation President Kimberly Green somewhat jokingly suggested getting San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to keynote Americans for Immigrant Justice's annual dinner, even she thought the idea a tad far-fetched.

Democrats Try To Mess With Texas

RealClearPolitics | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- From its modest headquarters on the first floor of a local union building about five miles from the State Capitol, the Democratic Par...

Viva Hillary Clubs Would Turn Texas Blue for Clinton

Tony_Diaz | Posted 04.06.2013 | Latino Voices

The Democratic Party has held the strings to our hearts. Hillary was poised to make the Latino electorate blossom. But with her gone, who will fill our aching hearts?

Rising Latino Star Won't Seek Statewide Office

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2013 | Latino Voices

The Democratic Party may have high hopes for Julian Castro, but he's fine where he is for the moment. Contrary to some people's expectations, Cast...

Rising Latino Political Stars Welcomed In California

San Francisco Gate | Carla Marinucci | Posted 01.09.2013 | Latino Voices

Democrats' hunger for fresh faces and Latino leadership in politics was on full display as San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro - last year's highly praise...

Julian Castro: "We'll have a Latino President"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Elisabeth Braw

Previously published in Metro Young, dynamic - and Hispanic. Julian Castro, the young mayor of San Antonio, gives a glimpse of Ame...

President Elizabeth Warren

Stephan Richter | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics
Stephan Richter

2016 will be the year of the woman in U.S. presidential politics. By electing a woman as president in 2016, the United States can finally leave the era of male-dominated politics at the top to Russia and China. Next, imagine that woman is Elizabeth Warren.