| May 17, 2014
| 2:32 PM
President Obama is considering tapping San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Castro’s elevation to the administration post would raise the profile...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:59 PM
President Obama will announce the latest shuffle of his Cabinet on Friday, moving his Housing and Urban Development chief to the budget office and replacing him with the mayor of San Antonio.
Mayor Julian Castro is a rising star in the Democratic...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:46 PM
President Obama elevated a rising star in the Democratic Party to a national job on Friday by naming San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to serve as head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
In the East Room at the White House, Obama named...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:29 PM
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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:08 AM
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...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:49 AM
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...
| May 28, 2013
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...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:43 PM
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.
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:38 PM
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 –...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 1:15 PM
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...