Julian Castro Confirmed As Housing Secretary
Julian Castro Confirmed As Housing Secretary
By Latina Staff | 07/10/2014 - 09:15

It's official: Julian Castro is the new secretary of Housing and Urban Development!


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Julian Castro at St. Mary's University
Julian Castro to be Nominated as Housing Secretary
By Latina Staff | 05/23/2014 - 09:05

Julian Castro, who is a favorite among many Latinos, could become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic officials at the White House.


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Joaquin Castro Elected President of Democrat Freshmen of 113th Congress
Joaquin Castro Elected President of Democrat Freshmen of 113th Congress
By Fox News Latino | 01/08/2013 - 09:37

Congress freshman Joaquin Castro has begun the new phase of his political career with a splash.

With hardly a week on the job, the Texas Democrat has been chosen by his peers to be president of the freshman class of Democrats in the 113th Congress.

The honor comes just months after his twin brother, Julian, made history when he was selected to deliver the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. Julian Castro, the mayor of San Antonio, was the first Latino to have such a role in a Democratic National Convention.


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Julian Castro at the Democratic National Convention on September 4, 2012
5 Things You May Not Know About San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro
By Sugey Palomares | 09/05/2012 - 16:00

Mayor of San Antonio Julian Castro received praise and a standing ovation as the first Latino to deliver a keynote speech during last night’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 37-year-old politician touched on immigration, education, and his family’s legacy.


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Julian Castro at the 2012 State of the Union Address
Election 2012: Latino to Deliver Keynote at the Democratic National Convention
By Viviana Hurtado | 08/02/2012 - 16:00

Although considered by some a rising political star in the Democratic party, Julián Castro became a super star when the news broke that he will deliver the keynote address at the 2012 Democratic National Convention at the beginning of September. The San Antonio mayor is scheduled to speak, as is First Lady Michelle Obama, on the opening night. This speech will set the tone for President Obama’s nomination at the “top” of the Democratic ticket. Both Mrs.


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VOTE! Who Are You Crushing On This Week?
VOTE! Who Are You Crushing On This Week?
By Amaris Castillo | 10/10/2011 - 14:10

In honor of the last week of Hispanic Heritage Month, we're crushing on three men who have continuously made a difference in our community. Tell us who is your favorite by voting below:

Jorge Ramos

The award-winning Univision journalist keeps our eyes glued to the television when sharing the biggest stories of the U.S. – and Latin America.

Antonio Villaraigosa


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President Obama
President Obama Calls for Immigration Reform Meeting
By Fox News Latino | 04/19/2011 - 12:50

President Barack Obama has called upon a bipartisan group of immigration reform supporters to discuss the importance of fixing the nation's "broken immigration system." 

The invitees are expected to meet with Obama at the White House on Tuesday afternoon in an attempt to show wide and varied support for revamping the immigration system. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro are among those invited.


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Latinos Politicos to Watch: Marco Rubio & Julian Castro
Latino Politicos to Watch: Marco Rubio & Julian Castro
By Mariela Rosario | 11/02/2010 - 17:00

Political fervor is at an all-time high today with people heading to the polls for Election Day. We wanted to step back and take a look at two Latinos who have been making waves on either side of aisle in American politics. Julian Castro, the young mayor of San Antonio has been hailed as "the next Obama" by some in Democratic circles. While Marco Rubio has managed to shake up the current senate race by galvanizing the Tea party movement in Florida where he is facing off against Charlie Crist and Kendrick Meeks.

Marco Rubio


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