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Julián Castro Needs a Defining Moment. It Hasn’t Come Yet.

Mr. Castro brings youth and diversity to the Democratic presidential field. But, overshadowed by some peers, he has failed to get traction in early polls.
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Julián Castro Needs a Defining Moment. Has It Already Passed?

Mr. Castro brings youth and diversity to the Democratic presidential field. But, overshadowed by some peers, he has failed to get traction in early polls.
Tags: News, Castro, BETO, Democratic Party, Julian Castro, Julian, Joaquin Castro, United States Politics and Government, O'Rourke, Hispanic-Americans, Immigration and Emigration, Presidential Election of 2020, San Antonio (Tex


Bernie’s Fox News Town Hall Was a Ratings Smash. More Dems May Follow Him There.

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) Monday evening Fox News town-hall event was the most-watched town-hall event of the 2020 campaign thus far, according to early Nielsen data. And at least four other Democratic candidates are open to participating in one of their own. According to early Nielsen data, more than 2.5 million viewers tuned in to hear Sanders, a self-described “democratic socialist,” make his case on Fox News during the 6:30pm hour, prior to primetime. That total viewership bested CNN’s Ber...
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Dems Raise $75M Across Many Campaigns, Signaling Lengthy Fight Ahead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates raised about $75 million during the first quarter of the 2020 election, a lackluster sum spread out across more than a dozen campaigns that signals a drawn-out battle likely lies ahead. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders led the field by raising $18 million and California Sen. Kamala Harris came in second with $12 million. Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke came in third with $9.3 million, followed by South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who ca...
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Julián Castro raises $1.1M in first quarter of 2020 race

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julían Castro says he raised $1.1 million in the first quarter of his 2020 run. The former San Antonio mayor’s numbers, released Monday, lag well behind other contenders in the crowded field of Democrats. He’s also short of the 65,000-donor threshold to guarantee a spot in the first […]
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Ilhan Omar: how Democrats responded to Trump's 9/11 attack

Among presidential candidates and party leaders, the more progressive were quicker to defend the congresswomanOn Saturday, Donald Trump’s attack on the Muslim congresswoman Ilhan Omar swiftly became something of a litmus test for Democratic politicians, as some of the most progressive 2020 presidential candidates spoke most quickly and forcefully in Omar’s defense. Related: 'I won't be silent': Ilhan Omar answers Trump 9/11 attack Continue reading...
Tags: Elizabeth Warren, US news, Democrats, US politics, Amy Klobuchar, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Julian Castro, Ilhan Omar, Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke, US elections 2020


'I won't be silent': Ilhan Omar answers Trump 9/11 attack

Congresswoman says rightwing vitriol cannot threaten her ‘unwavering love for America’ as president pushes videoIn the face of attacks from Donald Trump, Republicans and rightwing media outlets, the Minnesota representative Ilhan Omar said on Saturday no one could “threaten” her “unwavering love for America”. Related: Yemeni bodegas boycott New York Post over attacks on Ilhan Omar Continue reading...
Tags: Republicans, Elizabeth Warren, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, September 11 2001, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Julian Castro, Ilhan Omar, Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke, US elections 2020


Ilhan Omar defended by Democrats after Trump uses 9/11 video in attack

Sanders decries ‘disgusting and dangerous’ attacksButtigieg: ‘Threats against Omar make clear what is at stake’ Democrats including leading candidates for the 2020 presidential nomination have fiercely condemned Donald Trump and other Republicans’ growing efforts to smear the Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar, and urged other party leaders to do the same. Related: Republicans falsely claim Ilhan Omar denied 9/11 attackers were terrorists Continue reading...
Tags: Republicans, Elizabeth Warren, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, September 11 2001, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Julian Castro, Ilhan Omar, Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke, US elections 2020


Julián Castro's immigration plan deserves your attention

Noting that the country needs workers -- even as the President wants to close borders -- Julián Castro told a CNN town hall audience he wants to decriminalize unauthorized border crossings, offer a path to citizenship to "Dreamers" and others, and institute a Marshall Plan for Central America to help deter potential asylum seekers, Raul Reyes writes.
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Julián Castro's CNN town hall: 4 takeaways

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro had some direct advice for President Donald Trump when asked on Thursday: "Follow the law."
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Julián Castro: US has never addressed 'original sin' of slavery

During a CNN town hall, Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro shared why he supports reparations for African-Americans whose ancestors were slaves.
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Julián Castro takes questions at CNN town hall

Former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro will face voters at CNN's town hall in Washington D.C. Follow here for the latest.
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2020 hopeful Castro holds Trump counterrally in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is using President Donald Trump’s visit to his hometown as a chance to give a jolt to his campaign. Castro held a rally in San Antonio on Wednesday night, hours after Trump was in town for a fundraiser. Castro was San Antonio mayor for five years […]
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In San Antonio, a Preview of How Immigration Could Play Out in 2020

President Trump said Democrats would pay a price for their position on the issue. Julián Castro, the only Latino in the Democratic presidential field, fired back.
Tags: Texas, News, Democrats, Republican Party, San Antonio, Castro, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Democratic Party, Julian Castro, Julian, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Presidential Election of 2020


2020 Democrat Julián Castro says he'll release 10 years of tax returns

Former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro said he plans to release 10 years of his tax returns as part of his 2020 Democratic presidential bid.
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2020: Socialist America or Trump’s America?

2020: Socialist America or Trump's America? U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- In the new Democratic Party, where women and people of color are to lead, and the white men are to stand back, the presidential field has begun to sort itself out somewhat problematically. According to a Real Clear Politics average of five polls between mid-March and April 1, four white men — Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, “Beto” O'Rourke and Pete Buttigieg — have corralled 62 percent of all Democratic voters. The three white wo...
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Jared Kushner reportedly working to increase legal US immigration – live

Kushner quietly working to boost numbers of migrantsLori Lightfoot elected first black female mayor of ChicagoGo beyond the headlines: sign up to our US morning briefing 3.07pm BST Several Democratic presidential candidates are speaking today at Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network convention.Beto O’Rourke, Andrew Yang, and Julian Castro are scheduled to speak today.Beto O’Rourke is speaking soon at the @NationalAction conference, and NYC comptroller Scott Stringer is goofing on him: “...
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Former gang member warns about the dangers of open borders

2020 Democratic candidate Julian Castro wants to decriminalize illegal border crossings; former Rockwood St. Locos gang member Casey Diaz weighs in.
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Julián Castro calls for end to criminalizing border crossers

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Tuesday called for the U.S. to end criminalizing illegal border crossings under an immigration plan that marks the first policy rollout of his 2020 campaign.
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Julian Castro unveils immigration plan that rolls back Trump, Bush-era laws

Presidential hopeful Julian Castro unveiled an extensive immigration plan Tuesday that would roll back a series of laws implemented under Presidents George W. Bush and Donald Trump.
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Castro spotlights immigration as Trump renews border threats

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is calling to end criminalizing illegal border crossings as part of an immigration plan that’s the first policy blueprint of his 2020 bid. The former San Antonio mayor unveiled his proposals Tuesday at a time when President Donald Trump is threatening to shut down the southern […]
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AK Monthly Recap: March 2019

March brought me to Guyana. That, far and away, was what dominated the month — my weeklong trip to the little-visited country in South America. It was an unbelievable trip and I can’t wait to start writing about it for you. Honestly, this month was so dominated by work that I didn’t get up to much else. I was working like crazy to write all kinds of solo female travel guides, and I still have quite a few. But even though I was crazy busy this month, I still got a TON of books in. Behold: March ...
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Two Women Have Now Accused Joe Biden Of Inappropriate Touching

Joe Biden’s presumptive presidential campaign is already facing its first crisis. Former congressional aide Amy Lappos told the Hartford Courant on Monday that Biden touched her inappropriately, including rubbing noses with her, at a political fundraiser in 2009. The allegations follow an essay for The Cut by former Nevada Democratic legislator Lucy Flores in which she said the former vice president behaved inappropriately toward her at a campaign event in 2014."It wasn’t sexual, but he did gra...
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Julián Castro: mayor, housing secretary and America's first Latino president?

Castro has entered an exceptionally crowded field of Democratic hopefuls, and he is struggling to be heardLast June, at the height of America’s family separation crisis when thousands of migrant children were being wrenched from their parents’ arms and held in cages, Julián Castro drove through the blazing heat of the Rio Grande Valley to the Ursula detention center on the US-Mexico border. He stood outside the locked entrance to a building where separations were taking place, and was overcome b...
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2 Women Have Now Accused Joe Biden Of Inappropriate Touching

Joe Biden’s presumptive presidential campaign is already facing its first crisis. Former congressional aide Amy Lappos told the Hartford Courant on Monday that Biden touched her inappropriately, including rubbing noses with her, at a political fundraiser in 2009. The allegations follow an essay for The Cut by former Nevada Democratic legislator Lucy Flores in which she said the former vice president behaved inappropriately toward her at a campaign event in 2014."It wasn’t sexual, but he did gra...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Washington, Defense, Joe Biden, United States, Biden, Ashton Carter, Joe, Flores, Carter, Sen Bernie Sanders, Jay Inslee, Julian Castro, Stephanie Carter, Sen Kirsten Gillibrand


Biden denies inappropriate behavior after claim he kissed Nevada lawmaker

Lucy Flores says conduct disqualifies former VP for 2020 runDemocratic candidates express support for accuserJoe Biden, the former US vice-president, has promised to “listen respectfully” to any allegations that he behaved inappropriately towards women. Related: 'AOC TMZ': why Republicans obsess over Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Continue reading...
Tags: Elizabeth Warren, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, Nevada, Biden, Julian Castro, Lucy Flores, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez Continue, US elections 2020


2020 Democratic candidates weigh in on Biden allegation

Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Julian Castro weigh in on allegations leveled against former Vice President Joe Biden by a former Nevada state assemblywoman.
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