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Julian Castro

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
Tony_Diaz

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 www.readmetro.com. 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.

The Obama Era: A New Age in American Politics

Brandon Hill | Posted 02.04.2013 | College
Brandon Hill

Folks, it is a new day in America. There is a new kind of rhythm in the streets. There is a new kind of voice in the fray. There is a new kind of optimism in the wind. Welcome to the Obama Era.

Romnesia Could Send George P. Bush and the GOP Into the Bush Leagues

Tony_Diaz | Posted 01.28.2013 | Latino Voices
Tony_Diaz

There is someone whispering in a millionaire's ear telling him that George P. Bush will win Latinos over to the GOP. He just needs to remember one important thing: This ain't his granddaddy's Texas.

Julian Castro: Pre-K 4 SA Passage Shows Belief In Education, Opportunity For Future Prosperity

Posted 01.08.2013 | Education

Voters in San Antonio, Texas narrowly passed a pre-kindergarten initiative that would create a full-day program for 22,400 4-year-olds over eight year...

Julian Castro Stumps For Obama in Florida

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.02.2012 | Latino Voices

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro hit the campaign trail for Obama again this weekend, reaching out to Latino voters in Florida. Swinging from Tampa...

Why Won't Obama or Romney Lead on Immigration?

Mallika Dutt | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics
Mallika Dutt

With about a month left until Election Day, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are running out of time to share their vision for a fair, common sense immigration process. And really, haven't we been waiting long enough?

Friday Talking Points -- Convention Talking Points

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Defending free speech is easy when everyone agrees with the speech -- it's defending odious and reprehensible speech that is always the harder path. More on this subject next week.

Does Assimilation Lead To Discrimination?

Posted 09.13.2012 | Latino Voices

Last week, we wrote about Julian Castro's Spanish speaking skills (or lack thereof). As we read through your comments, we were stuck by this one: ...

The Narrative and the Bounce

Mike Lux | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

What the Democrats succeeded at doing was telling a compelling story of their values and their beliefs. It reminded people why politics matters, why all this is important.

Amanda Terkel

Democrats Reveal Their Plans If Mitt Romney Wins In November

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The November election is still two months away, and President Barack Obama's reelection is anything but certain. Yet Democrats are ...

WATCH: Julián Castro Spoofs Own Popularity With Siri

Posted 09.10.2012 | Latino Voices

San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro shows a different side with this video after his rousing keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention. Sin...

Why Obama Will Win

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

As incomprehensible as it seems eight weeks before the election, some people remain undecided in this close election. Now party conventions are over and those undecideds have an even clearer picture of where each will lead our nation.