RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Julian Castro

A collection of news and information related to Julian Castro published by this site and its partners.

Top Julian Castro Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Perez draws attention for attorney general

    Perez draws attention for attorney general
    — Marylander Thomas E. Perez, who has served as secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor for a little more than a year, is now being eyed for an even more prominent position in President Barack Obama's second-term Cabinet: successor to Attorney...
  • Ethnic aristocracies have no place in modern America

    Once upon a time, the liberal position was to reject the old discriminatory branding of people by the color of their skins rather than by the content of their characters. Not now. Political and career advantage is found in trumpeting -- or occasionally...
  • Malloy Trying To Get Out The Vote In Urban Areas

    Malloy Trying To Get Out The Vote In Urban Areas
    NEW HAVEN – Dannel Malloy had one simple, urgent message for the Democratic loyalists who crowded into a storefront campaign headquarters here on a rainy Saturday afternoon: "All we've got to do is get out the vote!" "Don't lose this," the...
  • Obama picks San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to be housing secretary

    President Obama elevated a rising star in the Democratic Party to a national job Friday, nominating San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In the East Room of the White House, Obama named Castro to...
  • Hispanics could decide who will lead the nation in 2016

    Throughout recent election cycles, we have all witnessed the increasing influence of the Hispanic population in our nation's political process. Various decades ago, it was strikingly rare to hear a presidential candidate express a word or two in Spanish...
  • The San Antonio Raiders? Davis, mulling options, confirms meeting with city officials

    OAKLAND, Calif.— Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed a published report of a visit with San Antonio officials, but the extent of his interest in relocating his franchise to Texas is not known. Davis, reached by phone Tuesday, said he was...
  • Senate confirms Julian Castro as HUD secretary

    Senate confirms Julian Castro as HUD secretary
    The Senate voted overwhelmingly to confirm Julian Castro as the new secretary of Housing and Urban Development on Wednesday, elevating the rising Democratic star to President Obama's Cabinet. The vote was 71-27, with 18 Republicans supporting the...
  • Democrats say Broward gov candidate can't speak at big party gathering

    Democrats say Broward gov candidate can't speak at big party gathering
    Democrats are facing a rebellion among party activists over the state party chairwoman’s decision to deny gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich of Weston a speaking spot at the big Democratic fundraising gala next month in Hollywood. The annual...
  • Florida Democrats converge on Hollywood for annual gathering

    Florida Democrats converge on Hollywood for annual gathering
    The center of the political world, at least for Florida’s Democrats, on Saturday was the two-story atrium at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, an oasis of cool air and sweet smells – the hotel’s signature white tea scent –...
  • Mayor Menino: Symbol of a resilient Boston

    As terrorists struck his city, Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino was no Rudy Giuliani, leading citizens to safety amid the chaos and offering wrenchingly articulate sound bites to the television cameras. When explosions tore through the finish of the Boston...
  • Democrats say Broward governor candidate can't speak at big party gathering

    State Democratic Party leaders are facing unrest in the ranks after denying gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich of Weston a speaking spot at the big Democratic fundraising gala next month in Hollywood. The annual Jefferson-Jackson weekend is a premier...