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Topic - Julian Castro
The Senate easily confirmed San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro on Wednesday to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development, boosting the national profile of a Democrat with a compelling biography who's considered a vice presidential contender in 2016.
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro was long viewed as biding his time: waiting out shifting demographics in Texas until 2018, when a Hispanic Democrat with a national profile could be a formidable contender for governor.
President Obama on Friday called on the Senate to quickly confirm his new picks to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Office of Management and Budget.
President Obama on Friday will nominate San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to be his new secretary of housing and urban development.
In a second-term Cabinet reshuffle, President Barack Obama tapped San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro on Friday to be the nation's next housing secretary, giving a prominent national platform to one of the Democratic Party's most celebrated up-and-comers.
President Barack Obama will nominate San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to become housing secretary and will tap Shaun Donovan, his current housing chief, to run the budget office, a White House official said Thursday.
President Barack Obama's expected nomination of San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro as secretary of Housing and Urban Development could test the 39-year-old's ability to navigate Washington ahead of 2016 elections, Texas Democrats say.
President Obama is preparing to shuffle his Cabinet, with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan to lead the White House Office of Management and Budget and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to take over at HUD, according to various media reports.
Shuffling his second-term Cabinet, President Barack Obama plans to nominate Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan to be budget director and is considering San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to succeed Donovan, according to people familiar with the selection process.
First lady Michelle Obama on Friday kicked off a new "Reach Higher" initiative to encourage American students to commit to education beyond high school.
Julian Castro, the mayor of San Antonio, said he wants President Obama to do for certain illegal immigrants who have been in the country 10 years or more the same thing he did for children of illegals — grant them amnesty.
Prominent Texas figures in the debate over the country's immigration policies took their dispute from Twitter to the airwaves on Tuesday, facing off in person for audiences on the Internet and Spanish-language television.
San Antonio's dark-haired mayor is going blonde after promising to dye his hair if the Lanier High School basketball team made it to the playoffs.
Gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis is making a relatively rare appearance with two of Texas' other brightest Democratic stars.
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is running hard to become Hillary Rodham Clinton's vice presidential running mate. Last glimpsed delivering the keynote address to the 2012 Democratic National Convention, the 38-year-old mayor is trying to win the spurs of higher office by placing the gay-rights agenda squarely before the San Antonio City Council. Just after Labor Day, its 10 members will vote on a tough new "non-discrimination ordinance."
Two years ago, in a bold and unprecedented move, he called on San Antonio voters to approve expanding high-quality universal pre-K programs to thousands of 4-year-olds.
A Mexican-American whose mother was a civil rights activist, Castro at the time was coming off an easy re-election in San Antonio, where he said he saw himself staying as mayor until term limits pushed him out in 2017.