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Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro joins 2020 campaign

Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro joins 2020 campaignSAN ANTONIO (AP) — Assailing President Donald Trump for "a crisis of leadership," former Obama Cabinet member Julian Castro joined the 2020 presidential race Saturday as the rush of Democrats making early moves to challenge the incumbent accelerates.



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Julian Castro Blasts Border ‘Tragedy’ Sparked by Trump Policies

Julian Castro Blasts Border ‘Tragedy’ Sparked by Trump Policies(Bloomberg) — Julian Castro, the former San Antonio mayor and Obama administration housing secretary, slammed President Donald Trump’s policy of separating families at the southern U.S. border a day after announcing his 2020 White House bid, highlighting what is likely to be a principal issue in his campaign.



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Julian Castro, a Texas Democrat and former Obama cabinet member, announces 2020 bid for president

Julian Castro, a Texas Democrat and former Obama cabinet member, announces 2020 bid for presidentJulian Castro, a former Obama cabinet member and San Antonio mayor, officially threw his hat in the ring on Saturday and announced he would run for president.



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Border Enforcement Head Should Resign Over Migrant Child Death, Rep. Castro Says

Border Enforcement Head Should Resign Over Migrant Child Death, Rep. Castro SaysThe head of Customs and Border Protection, Kevin McAleenan, should lose his



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Rep. Joaquín Castro: If Trump Weren't President, 'He'd Be In Court Right Now'

Rep. Joaquín Castro: If Trump Weren't President, 'He'd Be In Court Right Now'With the release of court filings Friday that seemed to further implicate



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Julián Castro says he's 'likely' to run for president in 2020

Julián Castro says he's 'likely' to run for president in 2020Julián Castro, former San Antonio mayor and U.S. secretary of housing and urban development in the Obama administration, was unusually open about his political ambitions in an interview with Yahoo Finance.



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'What next?' Cubans wonder as Castro era draws to a close

'What next?' Cubans wonder as Castro era draws to a closeThey are farmers, musicians, dancers and fishermen and all of them hold different hopes for Cuba’s future in the post-Castro era, where a new generation is preparing to take power for the first time in nearly 60 years. Raul Castro took over as president in 2006 from his ailing brother Fidel, who had governed for 47 years since seizing power during the 1959 revolution. For the first time in more than half a century, Communist-run Cuba will pass into the hands of someone outside the Castro family.



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Raul Castro to step down as Cuba's president in April 2018

Raul Castro to step down as Cuba's president in April 2018Cuban President Raul Castro will step down in April 2018 straight after his successor is chosen by a top governing council, according to a vote Thursday in the island state’s National Assembly. The delay was necessary due to disruption caused by Hurricane Irma, which ravaged much of Cuba in September. The modification to Cuba’s election calendar means general elections choosing the National Assembly’s 600 members will be moved to a date yet to be decided.



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Cuba stages last May Day parade under Castro

Cuba stages last May Day parade under CastroMillions of Cubans rallied in May Day parades Monday, the last to be overseen by President Raul Castro — and the first without his late brother and revolutionary predecessor Fidel. The rallies filled Havana’s Revolution Square and other spots across the country in a sea of red, white and blue national flags and giant portraits of Fidel Castro. Traditionally a day of protest and defense of workers’ rights worldwide, the May Day rally in communist Cuba is unusual in being a march in support of the authorities.



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Joaquin Castro defends questioning James Comey on Russian dossier

Joaquin Castro defends questioning James Comey on Russian dossierRep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, spoke to Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric about what he learned from his questioning of FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Michael Rogers on the Hill on Monday. Castro also commented on the news that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip his first meeting with members of NATO next month. He said, "I wish that he would be there."



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