How many nine-year-old Antonio's need to die in Chicago before the national media will park its satellite trucks in front of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's City Hall and demand answers and action. How many black people, including black children,...Show More Summary
Things have been going pretty well for former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro. Read more...
Former San Antonio, Texas, mayor Julian Castro is reportedly being cultivated as a powerful ally for presumed 2016 presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, leading some observers to speculate that he could be considered as a potential running mate. Former President Bill Clinton invited Julian Castro to the Clinton’s home in Washington last week, according to The
The Clintons are courting San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro. The behind-the-scenes maneuvering illustrates how the Clintons are trying to acclimate themselves into a Democratic Party that has evolved and nurtured new stars in the years since they ceded the stage to Barack Obama in 2008. For the Clintons, there are clear advantages to building an [...]
The Washington Post reports Hillary and Bill Clinton have been cozying up with former San Antonio mayor Julian Castro, giving rise to speculation she might tab him as her running mate. Castro has been a nationally rising star since the 2012... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
In a followup to the Campbell Brown/David Boies segment earlier this week, Randi Weingarten and Antonio Villaraigosa talk teacher tenureon MSNBC's Morning Joe. (Other cable news shows, where are you?). More about the substance -- and the political back and forth -- at TeacherBeat.
De Blasio Cheers on National Pre-K Movement WNYC: The mayor spoke broadly about efforts to expand preschool access in cities such as San Francisco, Miami, and San Antonio—efforts he said are reshaping the national conversation. Memphis-Area...Show More Summary
A monumental opportunity has presented itself as Julian Castro, former mayor of San Antonio, takes over as the new Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and Congress looks ahead on the critical issue of housing finance reform. After...Show More Summary
Antonio Villaraigosa Antonio Villaraigosa is in a bind. As L.A. mayor, Villaraigosa often sided with unions and community groups against business interests. For example, he signed a "responsible banking" law -- which requires banks seeking...Show More Summary
The Oakland Raiders are considering relocation, with team owner Mark Davis traveling to San Antonio to meet with city officials about a possible move. The meeting took place on the weekend of July 18, with Davis meeting San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro and other city leaders. News of the meeting broke on Tuesday, with the
If Raiders owner Mark Davis flirted with San Antonio to get the attention of Oakland, it worked. After news broke of Davis visiting Texas recently for a tour of potential stadium sites (and after Davis acknowledged it via messages posted on the team’s Twitter feed), Oakland mayor Jean Quan took to Twitter to address the…
It is no surprise that Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis was recently in San Antonio. In fact, the teams's official website posted a photo of him there on July 20, along with former San Antonio mayor Henry Cisneros and former RaidersShow More Summary
DALLAS, Texas--Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) recently introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives to transform his brother Julian's mayoral signature education plan Pre-K for SA (San Antonio) into Pre-K for USA. The Pre-K for...Show More Summary
The Senate voted 71 to 26 on Wednesday to confirm Julian Castro as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, catapulting the young Democratic mayor of San Antonio to the national stage and putting him in charge of...Show More Summary
HOUSTON, Texas—U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) joined 17 other Republicans in voting for the confirmation of San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to be the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). U.S. Senator Ted Cruz joined 25 other Republicans in voting against the confirmation. Show More Summary
The 39-year-old mayor of San Antonio is Hispanic and a rising star in the Democratic Party. He succeeds Shaun Donovan, who was tapped to White House budget chief.
The Senate confirmed San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro in a 71 to 26 vote Wednesday to serve as secretary of Housing and Urban Development, enhancing the profile of an already-rising star in the Democratic ranks. President Obama chose Castro, 39, to deliver the keynote address during the 2012 Democratic National Convention, and many pundits view him as a […]
San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, confirmed by the Senate today as secretary of Housing and Urban Development, will have to balance the desires of Democrats and housing advocates to make sure FHA mortgages remain available to borrowers of modest means,...
(CNN) - Mr. Castro is coming to Washington. The Senate on Wednesday easily confirmed San Antonio, Texas Mayor Julian Castro to be the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. The vote was 71-26 in favor of confirmation. Castro, 39, is seen as a rising star in the Democratic Party, grabbing national exposure in September […]