Julian Castro

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Senate OKs San Antonio Mayor As Housing Secretary

The Senate easily confirmed San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro on Wednesday to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development.


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Julian Castro Accepts Housing Secretary Position

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has accepted the national housing secretary position.


A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks for footprints from illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images/John Moore)

Patrick & Castro To Debate Immigration

A prominent immigration reform advocate faces a prominent Republican hardliner on immigration reform Tuesday in a debate recorded for Spanish-language TV stations.


Texas State Senator Wendy Davis speaks at the podium as she announces her intentions to run for Governor at the W.G. Thomas Coliseum in Haltom City on Thursday, October 3, 2013. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Texas Democratic Stars To Appear Together

Gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis is making a relatively rare appearance with two of Texas’ other brightest Democratic stars.


A person holds a rainbow flag during a Gay Pride parade. (credit: Peter Kohalmi/AFP/GettyImages)

San Antonio Adopts Gay Rights Measure

San Antonio leaders approved anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents, over the disapproval of top Texas Republicans and religious conservatives.


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Gay Rights Groups Seek Anti-Bias Win In Texas

Gay rights advocates and religious conservatives were expected to pack a San Antonio city meeting on Thursday for a vote on nondiscrimination protections.


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Sebelius In Texas To Tout Healthcare

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is visiting Austin and San Antonio to tout the Affordable Care Act, which aims to make sure that everyone has health insurance.


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Opinion: Democrats Take Their Turn With Gaffes And Negative Press At Convention

Commonly referred to as “what goes around, comes around’, the Republicans are finding plenty to take shots at as the Democrats conduct their week in the ‘often dubious’ political spotlight called “the Convention”.


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Opinion: Democrats Offer A Positive Vision For The Future At Convention After GOP Offers Only Attacks

Sitting in the Time Warner Cable Arena last night I was struck by how different the Democratic National Convention was from the Republican event last week. Unlike the Republicans in Tampa, Democrats focused on the fight to preserve the middle class and the American Dream.